Kazakhstan collected 1.23 mln tonnes of sunflower seeds in 2023 – official statistics




Sunflower seeds harvest in Kazakhstan in 2023 amounted to 1.23 mln tonnes in weight after processing. This is 5% lower than the 2022 figure, reports APK-Inform with reference to the final data of official statistics.

At the same time, the yield replication coefficient was 8.7%.

According to updated data from the Bureau of National Statistics, the planting area of sunflower seed in Kazakhstan in 2023 increased by 7% y-o-y to 1.17 mln ha, while the harvested area amounted to 1.37 mln ha (+6.8%).

The area of dead sunflower seed in the country reached 16.8 thsd ha in agricultural enterprises and about 5.9 thsd ha in farm enterprises.