Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia make the Baltic region also referred to as Baltic states, countries, republics, or nations surrounded by The Baltic Sea, part of the Mediterranean sea of the Atlantic Ocean. They do not form an official union but engage in intergovernmental & parliamentary cooperation.
Agriculture remains important in the economy with huge productions of Potato, Cereal grains, and Fodder crops. Almost 25% of 1.7 million square km area around the sea is used for agro cultivation with millions engaged in farming.
3% of GDP is contributed by agriculture in Lithuania and employees 8% through it utilizing 45% of the national territory with the production of Potatoes, Grains, Sugar Beet, Flex, and many other vegetables, also are the most populous among the three.
In the 1900s 12% of the labor force was employed in agriculture in Estonia producing 15% of its GDP and the region had roughly 1.3 million hectares in agro land our of which 1 million was arable.
For crop cultivation 1/3 of Agri land is used in Latvia and about 1/10 of that is dedicated to livestock. Rye is a very important cultivated grain in the region along with Wheat, Oats, Flax, and Barley. Potatoes, Onions, and Carrots are widely exported from the region.
Only last year Estonia’s exported goods amounted to roughly Euros 1.19 billion and imports were 1.36 billion. Agriculture products were regarded as one of the biggest exports of the year.
In 2017 exports of food & Agri goods increased by 21.3% compared to the year before that. Russia & Several countries of the EU are potential markets of the region. Exports of wheat surged almost 400% compared to the previous year in the first half of 2019-2020.
Thus, in recent years exports have widely increased in the region. Agriculture produce, trade have contributed a lot to the region's economy growth.