May export of Kazakh wheat lowest in 11 years – APK-Inform




According to the Bureau of National Statistics of the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms of the Republic of Kazakhstan, May wheat export from the country totaled 299.8 thsd tonnes, down 38% m/m and down 41% y/y. It is the lowest May export over the last 11 seasons.  

In July-May 2021/22 MY, Kazakhstan exported 5.8 mln tonnes of wheat, up 10% compared to the same period of the previous season.  

Uzbekistan imported 2.6 mln tonnes of Kazakh wheat in July-May 2021/22 MY, down 14.3% y/y, Tajikistan – 856 thsd tonnes, down 5.3% y/y.

Iran significantly raised purchases of Kazakh wheat to 765 thsd tonnes in July-May 2021/22 MY, up 3.9 times y/y.

APK-Inform forecasts export of Kazakh wheat at 6.4 mln tonnes in full 21/22 MY and at 7 mln tonnes in 2022/23 MY.