"Asia Grains & Oils Conference Results of 2023", Almaty, Kazakhstan
Dec 5, 2023
08:30-09:45 Registration. Welcome Coffee
09:45-10:00 Official opening of the conference

10:00-12:00 Session 1. Grain and oilseed market in 2023/24 MY: the first results of the season, expectations from the SH of the agricultural year

Moderator – Daulet Uvashev, Director of Harvest Kazakhstan LLP

  • 10:00-10:15 The 2023/24 grain season for Kazakhstan: market problems and opportunities to preserve export positions
    Daulet Uvashev, Director of Harvest Kazakhstan LLP

  • 10:15-10:45 Trends in the global grain market in 2023/24 MY. Influence of the Russian-Chinese factor
    Andrey Sizov, СЕО of the Sovekon analytical center

  • 10:45-11:00 State support of the agricultural sector in Kazakhstan
    Asylkhan Dzhuvashev, Chairman of the Board of NC Food Corporation JSC

  • 11:00-11:15 Quality and safety of grain from the 2023 harvest: the importance of compliance with standards and requirements for export deliveries
    Saltanat Orazova, Head of Laboratory, Department of Agro-Industrial Complex, LLP IP "SGS Kazakhstan Ltd"

  • 11:15-11:30 What to do with non-grade grain and what are the prospects for its use. Prospects for the development of deep grain processing in Kazakhstan
    Evgeniy Pushchik, Independent Expert on deep grain processing, consultant at APK-Inform Asia LLP

  • 11:30-11:45 – Questions

11:45-12:15 Coffee-break

12:15-13:30 Business talk 1 Agro-industrial complex of Kazakhstan: awaiting transformations

Moderator: Kirill Pavlov, Member of the Board of Directors of NAREC, independent director, journalist, agricultural analyst

  • Current situation and development trends in the grain and oilseed industries of Kazakhstan: key challenges in the context of global climate change, economic and geopolitical turmoil

  • Development of foreign economic cooperation of Kazakhstan in the agricultural sector. Ways to expand the geography of agricultural exports and support them

  • State support and regulation of the agricultural sector in Kazakhstan: analysis of measures and decisions taken in 2023. Their effectiveness, consequences, expected results

  • Investment attractiveness of the agro-industrial complex of Kazakhstan

  • Satellite technologies and forecasting in agriculture

  • Logistics is the Achilles heel of Kazakhstan’s agricultural exports. Prospects – 2024


  • Azat Sultanov, Vice Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan

  • Arsen Kerimbekov, Director of the Union of Organic Producers of Kazakhstan

  • Saule Sabyr, Deputy Director, Project Department, JSC NC “KAZAKH INVEST”

  • Kirill Pavlov, member of the board of directors of NANOC, independent director, journalist, agricultural analyst

  • Kanat Kobessov, Chairman of the Board of the National Association of Exporters “KazGrain”

13:30-14:30 Business talk 2. Development of grain processing in Kazakhstan

Moderator – Evgeniy Gan, Chairman of the Board of Founders of the Association "Union of Grain Processors of Kazakhstan"

  • Grain processing in Kazakhstan: prospects for development and diversification

  • Prospects for the grain processing industry

  • Agro-industrial processing - a new covenant of mandatory state policy of Kazakhstan

  • Development of interaction between business and government agencies


  • Evgeniy Gan, Chairman of the Board of Founders of the Association "Union of Grain Processors of Kazakhstan"

  • Mukan Abdiev, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Union of Grain Processors of Kazakhstan

  • Almaz Zaripov, President of the Agro-Industrial Union of Kazakhstan

  • Zhomart Motyshev, acting President of the Association "Union of Grain Processors of Kazakhstan"

14:30-15:50 Lunch

15:30-18:00 Session 2: Market trends for oilseeds and processed products. Technological aspects

15:30-16:15 Technological block: sponsor presentations

Moderator – Polina Kalaida, Founder of APK-Inform Asia

  • Presentation of Gold Sponsor – Myande Group Co. LTD.
    Best practice for implementing an oil extraction plant project (oilseed processing)
    Nastya Jiang, Regional sales manager of Myande Group Co. LTD. International Business Department

  • Presentation of Sponsor – Build Pro Work
    Optimization of the processes of acceptance, storage and shipment of cake, meal, grain. Current trends in the meal market
    Victor Nesterov, Technical consultant, Build Pro Work LLP

  • Presentation of General Sponsor – FAMSUN CO.
    Solvent extraction and refining: European technologies from China
    Denis Ivanov, Sales Director for Oil and Fats Division, FAMSUN CO

16:15-17:30 Market block

Moderator – Yadykar Ibragimov, Chairman of the National Oilseed Processors Association

  • 16:15-16:30 Production of oilseeds in Kazakhstan: bet on profitable crops
    Farid Abitaev, CEO of Experimental farm of oilseeds

  • 16:30-16:45 Flaxseed market in 2023/24 MY: global and regional trends
    Evgeny Karabanov, Founder of «Severnoe Zerno» LLP

  • 16:45-17:00 Market of refined and crude sunflower oil of Kazakhstan: situation in the domestic and foreign markets
    Andrey Antonov, Executive Director for Strategic Development of NOPA

  • 17:00-17:15 The situation on the meal (cake) market in Kazakhstan: will oil factories be able to meet internal and external demand?
    Alexander Buzhenitsa, Commercial director of Qazaq Astyq Group LLP

  • 17:15-17:30 Questions

17:30-21:00 Photoshoot. Gala dinner

*The agenda is subject to change



Gold sponsor
General sponsor
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Polina Kalaida
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Elena Cherednichenko
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Inter Standart Consult

Alisher Makhmudov
+998 90 903 90 80 (Uzbekistan)
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Lidiya Komarnitskaya
+998 90 910 21 00 (Uzbekistan)
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Adilkhan Sagimbaev
+7 701 588 5497 (Kazakhstan)
Asia Business Сonsulting
Oksana Popova
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