In the first half of 2019, Kazakhstan exported 3 mln tonnes of wheat




For the first six months of 2019, Kazakhstan exported 3 mln tonnes of wheat and meslin at the general sum of 532.9 mln USD. At the same time, the grain exports in physical terms decreased by 2.6% compared with the same period last year, and in monetary terms — up 16.2%, declared the Statistics Committee at the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan supplied the main volumes of the grain to Uzbekistan (1.1 mln tonnes), Tajikistan (520.9 thsd tonnes), Azerbaijan (224.7 thsd tonnes), China (197.3 thsd tonnes), and Turkmenistan (171.8 thsd tonnes).

In addition, in the reporting period Afghanistan (133.5 thsd tonnes), Turkey (110.5 thsd tonnes) and Italy (106.4 thsd tonnes) imported more than 100 thsd tonnes of Kazakh wheat.

Also, Kazakhstan exported 94.3 thsd tonnes of wheat to Russia, 85 thsd tonnes — to Kyrgyzstan, and 48.8 thsd tonnes — to Georgia.