Wool production has risen since 2002, however, and totaled 71,000 tons in 2006.
In 2004 the catch off the southern coast totaled 299,000 tons.
Last year, exports totaled 1.1 million tons, the highest level since 1983.
In 1989 the catch totaled 2,600 tons at live weight.
Some estimates say that if the weather is good this fall, the harvest could total 420 million metric tons.
Vegetable production totaled 162,300 tons, an increase of almost 50 percent.
Production totaled 110 million tons in 1990, the ministry said.
The stocks total approximately more than 1 billion tons.
The estimated stocks of limestone in both deposits total about 60 million tons.
Orders totaling one million tons of corn were reported earlier.