Kazakhstan plans to expand grain and flour exports to China
By: Date: 2021-02-27 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,
Interfax News Agency, Nur-Sultan, February 25, according to the announcement issued by the Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan on the same day, Kazakhstan plans to export 8.5-9 million tons of grain and flour in the 2020-2021 marketing year, which is higher than the previous forecast of 7-8 million. Ton.

   It is reported that Kazakhstan will continue to pursue the conservative export strategy of the previous year, giving priority to exporting grain to traditional markets such as Central Asian countries, Afghanistan, and Iran. At the same time, continue to implement the grain export agreement reached with China, and plan to expand the scale of grain and flour exports to China to 500,000 tons.
   It is reported that in 2020, Kazakhstan’s net grain output was 20.063 million tons, and in 2019 it was 17.4 million tons. As of February 19, Kazakhstan exported 6.01 million tons of grain and flour in this marketing year.