On November 11, Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan, called the current production volumes of grains in the country as the unprecedented record.
According to him, the country produced the largest grain harvest during recent 55 years - almost 30 mln tonnes, including 20 mln tonnes of wheat.
As a reminder, in the present harvesting campaign agrarians produced 29.7 mln tonnes of grains with the average yield of 18.5 c/ha.
In 2011, the sowing areas of all agricultural crops totaled 21.2 mln ha, including grain sowing areas - 16.2 mln ha, including wheat areas - 13.8 mln ha.
Last year Kazakhstan harvested 13.8 mln tonnes of grains with the average yield of 9 c/ha. In 2010, the grain harvest in clean weight totaled 12.2 mln tonnes.