Czech grain harvest seen 8% higher this year

Prague, July 11 (CTK) - Czech grain harvest is estimated by the Czech Statistical Office (CSU) at 6.88 million tonnes this year, up 7.9 percent year-on-year, and oilseed rape harvest is expected to be 7.6 percent higher at 1.11 million tonnes.

Based on this year's first estimates, statisticians said Friday that per hectare yield will be 9.4 percent higher at 4.79 tonnes.