Kazakhstan: as of April 1, grain stocks totaled over 9 mln tonnes




As of April 1, 2019, the registered carry-over stocks of grains and pulses in Kazakhstan totaled 9.235 mln tonnes. In particular, farming households stored 3.06 mln tonnes of grains, reported the Statistics Committee at the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Wheat formed the major share of the general grain stocks — 7.518 mln tonnes, including nearly 5.9 mln tonnes of milling wheat, 411.33 thsd tonnes of feed wheat, and 1.21 mln tonnes of wheat for seeds.

Also, corn stocks totaled 178.7 thsd tonnes, barley — 1.02 mln tonnes, rye — 8.45 thsd tonnes, oats — 142.2 thsd tonnes, buckwheat — 46.25 thsd tonnes, and millet — nearly 12 thsd tonnes.

As a reminder, as of March 1 grain stocks in Kazakhstan totaled nearly 10.3 mln tonnes.