Kazakhstan exported more grain and less flour in May


According to the Ag Ministry of Kazakhstan, the country exported 444.2 KMT of grain in May 2017, or 25.8% more than in the same month last year. At the time, flour exports totaled 153.9 KMT, or 11.3% less than in May 2016 (173.5 KMT), reports UkrAgroConsult.

In 2017, Kazakh flour and grain exports lag behind last year. Kazakhstan shipped abroad 2114.6 KMT of grains for the five months of the current season (January-May), or down 9.1% year-on-year. Flour exports in the reporting period dropped by 15% to 756.6 KMT against 889.6 KMT in 2016.

In addition, the Kazakh Agriculture Ministry says 203.1 KMT of grain and 93.8 KMT of flour were exported between June 1-20.



Readers choice: TOP-5 articles of the month by UkrAgroConsult