Kazakhstan’s total oilseed stocks were higher than a year ago

25.04.2018

The Statistics Committee of the National Economy Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan reports that oilseed inventories totaled 904.3 KMT on April 1, 2018, i.e. almost 18% (136 KMT) more than a year ago (768.3 KMT on April 1, 2017), reports UkrAgroConsult.

A rise was registered in stocks of all staple oilseeds. So, sunseed availabilities were up 6% (20.3 KMT) year-on-year at 372.5 KMT, linseed stocks were up 25% (58.1 KMT) at 286.8 KMT, soybean stocks grew by 1.4% (1 KMT) to 74 KMT, rapeseed ones gained 86% (60.5 KMT) and totaled 130.5 KMT.

Kazakhstan continues to increase plantings under oil crops according to state program on development of agrarian sector in 2017-2021 up to 3 Ml ha. It is expected that planting area will reach 2.6 Ml ha in 2018.

More information on oilseed crops and vegetable oils markets in the countries of Black Sea Region is available to subscribers for weekly market report "Black Sea Vegoils" by UkrAgroConsult.

Further prospects of the Black Sea oilseeds/vegoils market will be discussed at the VI International Conference “Black Sea Oil Trade”, which will take place on September 20, 2018 in Hilton hotel, Kiev, Ukraine.

 

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