Exports of Polish agricultural and food products rose by 5.3 percent year on year in H1 2021, according to the Agriculture Ministry.
The president of the Central Statistical Office (GUS), who presented the results of the 2020 agricultural census on Wednesday, said that over the last ten years, 192,000 farms in Poland have ceased operating.
Poland is the leader among EU countries and world number-five raspberry producer, a state-owned agricultural agency has announced.
Agri-food exports have increased despite the pandemic, Poland's agriculture minister said on Tuesday during an online debate which inaugurated the 7th edition of the WorldFood Poland trade show.
Poland has 1.3 million farms, fewer by around 13 percent than in 2010, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported on Wednesday.
Exports of Polish agricultural and food products rose by 7 percent year on year in 2020, according to a state-owned agricultural agency.
Revenue from agri-food exports hit a record high in 2020 of EUR 34 billion, EUR 2 billion more than a year earlier, the agriculture minister has said.
Poland's agricultural and food exports increased by 7 percent, or EUR 2 billion, year on year after the first eleven months of 2020 to EUR 31.3 billion, according to the country's agriculture support centre.
Poland will support areas that during communist times depended on collective farms, the so-called PGRs, with a PLN 250-million fund, the prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, announced on Wednesday.
Poland wants to maintain the growing importance of the UK as an export market for its agri-food products despite Brexit.