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Italy could reduce wheat production by 15 percent this year

According to estimates by the agricultural lobby Coldiretti, 2022 will be in Italy due to the drought, which will affect the harvest prospects for Grains worsening, a 15% reduction in wheat production is forecast each year, Reuters reports.

According to Coldiretti's forecasts, the grain harvest in Italy this year is expected to be 6,5 million tons, with an area under cultivation of 1,71 million hectares.

If this forecast comes true, it would reduce Italy's dependence on imported Wheat increase as the country produces only 36% of the required demand and 62% of the durum wheat.

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