In the current season Uzbekistan became leading importer of Kazakh sunflower seeds and byproducts




According to the Bureau of National Statistics of the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2020/21 MY (September-May) Uzbekistan became the leading importer of Kazakh sunflower seeds and byproducts.

In particular, for 9 months of the current season Kazakhstan increased deliveries of sunflower seeds to Uzbekistan to 112 thsd tonnes (+20% year-on-year), sunflower oil – to 45.4 thsd tonnes (+89%) and meal – to 45.6 thsd tonnes. It should be mentioned that shipment volumes of sunflower byproducts in this direction reached a record high.

Share of Uzbekistan in the total export of Kazakh sunflower seeds in September-May increased to 45% (33% y-o-y), sunflower oil – to 58% (32%), and meal – to 65% (44%).


You can receive more detailed information about the oilseeds and byproducts trade between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan within frames of Asia Grains&Oils Conference in Tashkent 2021, to be held in the capital of Uzbekistan, Tashkent, on September 8-10.