Kazakhstan increased barley exports by 75%


In 2015/16 MY Kazakhstan exported 825.62 KMT of barley, which was 75% more than in the previous season (471.27 KMT in 2014/15 MY), informs UkrAgroConsult.

The key importer of Kazakhstan – Iran increased its share to 93% in 2015/16 against 85% in 2014/15. Uzbekistan and Afghanistan also remained among the key export markets. Along with this Uzbekistan lowered purchases by 50% (to 21.8 KMT against 45.5 KMT in 2014/15) and Afghanistan bought 100% more (18.8 KMT in 2015/16 MY against 7.5 KMT in the previous season). Apart from this, in the reporting season Kazakh exporters shipped barley to EU for the first time in the last 8 years – 6.14 KMT to Germany.

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A for 2016/17 MY, UkrAgroConsult expects 20% higher exports at the background of larger barley crop in Kazakhstan.



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