The drop in agricultural output in Lithuania in 2018 was the largest among EU member states, according to the latest figures from the EU statistics service, Eurostat.
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Output went down by 7.4 percent to 2.9 billion euros, the figures showed on Thursday.

More than in Lithuania, the value of agricultural output decreased in Denmark (8.9 percent) and Sweden (8.8 percent). And the largest drop was recorded in Slovenia (17.9 percent).

Agricultural output went down by 3 percent to 0.9 billion euros in Estonia and 6 percent to 1.3 billion euros in Latvia.

Across the EU, total agricultural output was up by 0.6 percent to 434.3 billion euros.

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