Hungary wheat harvest rises 4% to 5.3 mln tonnes in 2021

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Hungarian farmers harvested 5.3 million tonnes of wheat last year, 4% more than in 2020, data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) show.

Bad weather reduced the maize harvest by 25% to 6.3 million tonnes, KSH said.

The barley harvest increased 15% to 1.7 million tonnes, a record high.

KSH noted that farm gate prices for all of Hungary's main crops "rose significantly" in 2021.

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