According to the Agriculture Minister, in October grain exports made up 600 000 tons. Plans are there to export 8 million tons to traditional markets.
As of today grain has been harvested in 99.7% of the area under grain, with 29.3 million tons thrashed so far.
Grain has been reaped from 98.3% of the area under crops.
Kazakhstan is the only country in the world that is one of the top grain exporters without an access to sea: MP.
Agroindustrial association of Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus will be created on October 14 in Moscow.
According to him, “it’s far better for the market to regulate the situation”.
Around 5 million tons of Kazakhstan's grain are exported to southern neighbors and Afghanistan: MP.
Starting from November Kazakhstan will boost grain exports to 1-1.2 million tons a month.
Russian grain traders fear competitors from Kazakhstan with record bumper harvest.
We are planning to export about 1 million tons of grain a month starting from October; the task has already been set for Kazakhstan Temir Zholy: Minister.
The President gave very clear instructions to the Government, Ministries, governors, agricultural producers and provided both opportunities and resources for collecting the bumper harvest and preserving it: Massimov.
Besides, KazakhstanTemirZholy National Railways Operator has signed agreements with other companies to rent a total of 5 500 grain railway cars.
According to him, contracts have been signed for exports of 1.3 million tons of grain. Only 300 tons have been supplied so far.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Prime-Minister Karim Massimov to discuss grain harvesting progress.
Kazakhstan may harvest up to 25 million tons of grain [in bunker weight] this year. However, KazakhstanTemirZholy Railways Operator does not have enough grain carriers, and some grain producers have been talking of shortage of grain elevators to accommodate all of the grain.
In 2010 Iran introduced ban on imports of 20 agricultural produce items, including wheat and rice.
As of today the country has harvested a total of 20 million tons. Harvesting is over in 77% of the area under crops.
The task is to export and transport it as soon as possible: PM Massimov.
According to Agriculture Minister, 75% of grain has been already harvested.
Agriculture Minister Assylzhan Mamytbekov had told a briefing August 17 2011 that grain harvest in Kazakhstan would make up 18.9 million tons.