Kazakhstan is increasing the export of cargo in containers, thus, in 2022, more than 49 thousand TEUs with grain products were sent abroad, which is 4.2 times higher than in 2021.
According to the press service of KTZ, grain cargoes in containers were sent to the Chinese stations Alashankou, Urumqi, Xi'an, Chongqing, as well as to the Turkish port of Mersin.
The export of grain grinding products (bran, mixed fodder, wheat flour) in containers increased by 6.3 times. Most of the products were exported to China.
In general, in 2022, the share of container traffic in the total volume of export cargo transported through the KTZ network amounted to 4.4% (3.5 mln tonnes), which is 30% higher year-on-year.
The KTZ noted that today the potential of containerized export cargo is about 22 mln tonnes, or 28% of the total volume of transported export cargo.