The only problem for Kazakhstan is that Russia and Ukraine are expecting bumper crop this year: Agriculture Ministry official.
According to him, the nation fully meets its domestic demand.
According to the Agriculture Ministry, the grain was traditionally exported to Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan and Kyrgyzstan.
Earlier it was reported that Kazakhstan had extended the ban on exports of fuels to the end of 2011.
The current ban on fuels exports is in effect before July 1.
According to the President, it is crucial to retain state support to agriculture.
Foreign trade turnover for the period made up $36.5 billion: Agency for Statistics.
The JV with a capital of $90 million will be established on a parity basis. The railway car fleet will make up 10 000 railway cars.
Prolongation period will depend on the market situation: Kazakhstan’s Minister of Oil and Gas Sauat Mynbayev.
According to the Government’s web-site, grain harvest in 2010 totaled 12.2 million tons (net weight).
Export duty on oil in Kazakhstan has been $40 per ton since January 1, 2010.
Exports for the period grew by 36%, with imports growing by 26%.
Kazakhstan’s exports to the Customs Union for the Q1 2011 totaled $ 1.9 billion.
Kazakhstan’s external trade turnover in 2010 grew by ¼ as compared to 2009, reaching $89 billion.
When the railway link Uzen – Turkmenistan border is completed, Kazakhstan will get an access to the Persian Gulf. This will cut down the transportation route to Saudi Arabia: Minister of Transport and Communications Berik Kamaliyev.
Kazakhstan can export 5.5. million tons of grain in the 2010-2011 marketing year: Agriculture Ministry.
Ministry of Economic Development announced the Q1 2011 economic results. Customs Union yielded noticeable results.
United Arab Emirates lifted ban of small cattle import from Kazakhstan. World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) reported that Kazakhstan is a goat pox free zone.