The expected increase in agricultural production in the territory of the Eurasian Economic Union for a period of 2016-2017's make 8%, export - 19%, bilateral trade - 15%. Such data are contained in the joint forecast of development of the countries - members of the EAEC, said the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC).
The median level of self-sufficiency in basic food products EAEC in 2017 year should increase to 94%.
"Creating a consolidated forecasts of demand and supply allows to provide linkages between demand for agricultural products, raw materials and food with the capabilities of domestic producers, to assess the prospects of mutual trade from the point of view of import of products from third countries", - said board member (Minister) for Industry and agro-ECE complex Sergei Sidorsky.
Growth of the Russian agricultural sector on the basis of 2016 year and next year could reach 3% and above, said Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview with Bloomberg.
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