For 7 months of the current year, JSC “Ak Biday-Terminal” (a subsidiary of JSC “NC” Food Corporation “) handled 178.7 thousand tons of grain through the grain terminal in the port of Aktau.
Let us note that the capacity of the terminal storage of the terminal is 22.5 thousand tons (11 silos), the transshipment capacity is up to 600 thousand tons per year (up to 350 tons of grain per hour).
As previously reported by IA “Kazakh-Zerno”, for the first half year JSC “NC” Food Corporation “exported to the countries of near and far abroad more than 60 thousand tons of grain and oilseeds:
In particular, about 31,000 tons of wheat were exported to China, over 17,600 tons of barley were exported to Iran, 9,000 tons of wheat to Azerbaijan, and about 3,000 tons of flax to Belgium.
According to the forecasts of the Ministry of Agriculture, this year Kazakhstan will receive about 19 million tons of grain-crop-2017, up to nine million tons – export potential.