Kazakhstan intends to increase grain transit through Uzbekistan


The issue of increasing grain and flour transit from Kazakhstan through the territory of Uzbekistan was discussed at the meeting of heads of railway administrations of these two countries. The Deputy Chairman of the Board of JSC "NC "KTZ" noted the growth of grain and flour exports from Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan and stressed the readiness of Kazakh side to create favorable conditions for increasing transit traffic, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Representatives of railway administrations spoke in favor of taking measures to ensure unimpeded deliveries of Kazakh grain and flour through Uzbek-Afghan border, the elimination of congestion, and the timely return of railway rolling stock.

Kazakhstan. Port Aktau increases grain handling for exports

Over the five months of this year, 387.9 KMT of Kazakh grain was exported through "Ak Biday-Terminal". The grain terminal "Ak Biday-Terminal" is located on the east coast of the Caspian Sea in the seaport of Aktau in Kazakhstan. The enterprise was modernized in 2007. The terminal was equipped with high-tech equipment produced by the world's leading companies, which allowed to increase the terminal's capacity to 600 KMT of grain per year.

The terminal has 11 silos for temporary grain storage with a total capacity of 22.5 KMT. The handling capacity of the terminal is up to 350 tons of grain per hour, which makes it possible to receive from railroad cars up to 3 KMT of grain per day and handle up to 4 KMT of grain per day to sea vessels. It should be noted that in 2017 the terminal handled 492 KMT of grain.

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