Kazakhstan sizably increased wheat export to the EU in 2021/22 MY




According to the Bureau of National Statistics of the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the wheat export from the country totaled 6.1 mln tonnes in 2021/22 MY, up 6% y/y.  

Uzbekistan imported 2.8 mln tonnes of Kazakh wheat in 2021/22 MY, down 15% y/y, Tajikistan – 923.8 thsd tonnes, down 5% y/y. Iran significantly raised purchases of Kazakh wheat to 766.9 thsd tonnes in, up 26% y/y.

Kazakhstan increased wheat export to the EU by 3.5 times to 354.3 thsd tonnes in 2021/22 MY. Italy (324 thsd tonnes), Latvia (15.4 thsd tonnes) and Poland (13.2 thsd tonnes) were the main European buyers of the grain.

APK-Inform forecasts export of Kazakh wheat at 7 mln tonnes in 2022/23 MY, up15% y/y.

You can get more detailed information about prospects of grain market of Kazakhstan and Central Asia at the second international Asia Grains&Oils Conference in Tashkent that will be held on September 14-15 at International Hotel Tashkent, Uzbekistan.