The costs for agricultural production increased in September 2018

The costs for agricultural production increased in September 2018

The costs for agricultural production increased in September 2018

The FINANCIAL -- In September 2018, the joint index of costs for production of agricultural commodities in Ukraine increased by 0.7% compared with the figures in August 2018, reported the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

In particular, the costs for production of plant growing commodities grew by 1.1%, while animal commodities — down 0.1%.

At the same time, in January-September of 2018 the costs for production of agricultural commodities increased by 14.3% compared with the same period of 2017, including plant growing commodities — up 13.4%, and animal commodities — up 17.1%.

Also, the cost indices for materials and equipment of industrial origin used in agriculture, grew by 16.2% compared with the figures in the first nine months of 2017.