Vetch production reached 800 tonnes in 2016 in Latvia, according to Faostat. This is 167 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, vetch production in Latvia reached an all time high of 2,500 tonnes in 1998 and an all time low of 20.0 tonnes in 2006. When compared to Latvia's main peers, vetch production in Belarus amounted to 43,244 tonnes, 1,341 tonnes in Lithuania and 148,326 tonnes in Russia in 2016.
Latvia has been ranked 25th within the group of 35 countries we follow in terms of vetch production, 13 places above the position seen 10 years ago.