China's Inner Mongolia reports record-high grain output

HOHHOT, Dec. 12 (Xinhua) -- North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region this year reported a record-high annual grain output of over 39 billion kilograms, up 600 million kilograms from last year, according to the regional agriculture and animal husbandry department.

For five consecutive years, the region has maintained an annual grain output of above 37.5 billion kilograms, the department said.

As one of China's major grain-producing regions, its output of major food crops such as corn, soybeans and potatoes ranks among the top in China.

In 2022, the region saw the stable expansion of its sown grain area, which climbed to more than 104 million mu, and its average crop yield per area unit also grew.