Lentil exports from Kazakhstan down from last year

05.04.2018

The interest of Kazakh farmers in lentil growing has increased sharply over the last two years. This crop’s plantings have expanded from 7 Th ha to 331.5 Th ha in the past three years. In view of this jump in lentil production, over 70% of its volume has been shipped abroad over the last two seasons.

It is lentil end-markets for which Kazakhstan and Russia have aggravated competition this season. Russian exporters have also managed to substantially enhance their position in supplies of this pulse crop, reports UkrAgroConsult.

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