Food Corporation has exported more than 186 thousand tons of Kazakh grain

During the first 9 months of the current year “NC” Food Corporation” JSC exported to the CIS and other countries total over 186 thousand tons of grain.

As specified to the IA “Kazakh-Zerno” in the national company, more than 82 thousand tons of Kazakh grain was sent to Iran, about thousand 70 tons – to China, more than 34 thousand tons – to the Central Asia.

It should be noted, as previously reported by our agency, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, with the grain harvest of about 23 million tons, grain export forecast (including flour in grain equivalent) in the current agricultural year (July 2016 – June 2017) is 8.5-9 mln. tons. This is slightly above the 2015-2016 agricultural year, when 8.4 million tons of grain were exported.

According to the deputy chairman of the “NC” Food Corporation” JSC Sabit Kashkimbaev, the major part of exports will go to the Central Asia, these are traditional markets for Kazakhstan: 4.2 million tons – to Afghanistan, 1.8 million – to Iran, about 500 thousand tons – to China, up to 500 thousand tons -. to Azerbaijan, 200 thousand tons -to Georgia, 900 thousand tons – to Russia.

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