The participants of the grain market of Astana, as of February 1, 2013 had 122,179 tons of grain, of which the food – 122,179 tons, said statistics.
The main grain crops for food are wheat (99.6% of total food grain), rye (0.1%), corn (0.1%) and barley (0.2%).
According to statistics, most of the grain for food (91%) is concentrated in the elevators of the city. On mills for processing is available 10,447 tons of wheat, 241 tons of barley and 143 tons of maize.
As previously informed the IA “Kazakh-Zerno” at the end of the previous month, January 31, in the capital of Kazakhstan wheat of 3 class can be purchased for 47,600 tenge per ton. First-rate flour in the capital was sold at 64,200 tenge per ton ($ 425.53), of extra-class – at 66,600 tenge per ton ($ 441.44). The second-rate flour in the markets cost 60,800 tenge per ton ($ 403).