Kazakhstan announces grain exports figure22 july 2014, 11:01
In the 2013-2014 marketing year Kazakhstan exported 8.7 million tons of grain, Tngrinews.kz reports, citing the country’’s Agriculture Minister Assylzhan Mamytbekov as saying on his Facebook.
According to him, from January to July 20, 2014 Kazakhstan exported 3 million tons of grain.
In 2013 Kazakhstan harvested 18.9 million tons of grain. In 2012 Kazakhstan’s grain harvest amounted to 14.7 million tonnes. According to the State Agency for Statistics, grain production in Kazakhstan in 2011 totaled 26.9 million tons (net weight), with exports potential standing at 15 million tons.