The total output value of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, fishery and service industry of Nanning amounted to 9.38 billion yuan in the first quarter this year, with a year-on-year increase of 4 percent. The features of economic performance of agricultural production are as following:
Ⅰ. The output of fruits and vegetables enjoyed steady growth, and the planting industry maintained a good momentum of production. Output and planting area of vegetables both grew well, and the output of fruit enjoyed an increase but in a slow growing speed.
Ⅱ. Deforestation of timber rose dramatically, and the forestry production sustained a steady growth. According to the statistics, commercial timber volume of Nanning amounted to 8.73 billion cubic meters in the first three months, with a year-on-year increase of 86 percent.
Ⅲ. The production of pigs performed well gradually, while poultry production suffered difficulty.
Ⅳ. Fishery production sustained stable growth. Aquatic products output reached 48,800 tons in the first quarter, with a year-on-year increase of 4.08 percent.