Agricultural sector of Belarus


Summary:

  • Agriculture  - 8,4 % of the total industry output
  • 16% of the world crop of flax are located in Belarus
  • Agricultural lands occupy 44,9% of the total  land area
  • Belarusian agriculture specializes in the production of livestock products
  • Grain production in the country amounts to about 5,5 million tons
  • Belarus takes the first place in the world on potatoes production per capita
  • The share of cattle-breeding is more than half the gross output of livestock production.
  • Pork meat accounts for 40 % in all the meat production.
  • Belarus takes the 1st place in the CIS and the 4th in Europe on milk production per capita.