Kazakhstan produced 9% more rice in 2016


According to the Statistics Committee of Kazakhstan, the country produced 19.05 KMT of half-husked and husked rice in December 2016, or up 20.7% from December 2015 (15.78 KMT).

In 2016, Kazakh rice groats production was up 9.2% year-on-year at 164.55 KMT, reports UkrAgroConsult.

In addition, noteworthy is that Kazakh farmers harvested 447.8 KMT of rice in finished weight in 2016 that was 6.1% above the 2015 total harvest.



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