Hungary 2008 Grain Crop Up 42%

Hungary's 2008 grain crop is now seen at 7.93mmt, up 43% on last year according to the country's Central Statistics Office.

The final wheat crop is now seen at 5.65mmt, 42% higher than last season's 4mmt, despite planted acreage being up only 1% on 2007.

Barley production was 1.48mmt, 45% higher than 2007.