Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Romania's Grain Harvest to Fall 8.3% on Adverse Weather

Romania’s grain harvest will decline this year by 8.3 percent to 18.8 million metric tons from 20.5 million tons last year after an autumn drought and winter frosts, Ukrainian agriculture researcher UkrAgroConsult said.

Still, it will be the third-biggest harvest in Romania after those of 2002 and 2011, the Kiev, Ukraine-based researcher said today in e-mailed statement.

To contact the reporter on this story: Kateryna Choursina in Moscow atkchoursina@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story: James M. Gomez at jagomez@bloomberg.net; Claudia Carpenter at ccarpenter2@bloomberg.net

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