Ukraine: Output In Agriculture To Decrease By One Third In 2009

As a result of the the financial crisis, in the next year Ukraine should expect for a fall of total output in the agricultural sector by 30%, declares Leonid Kosachenko, the president of Ukrainian agrarian confederation.

In addition nearly 15% of people working in the industry will leave the business in 2009, he forecast.

According to him, grain producers plan to decrease spring sowing area by one third.