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The Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan has proposed to abandon subsidization of grain exports in favour of other developments in agriculture.
Kazakhstan will specify new terms of subsidizing agro-industrial projects before May 1 this year.
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Kazakhstan Minister of Agriculture told the senators about the mess in the industry and complained about insufficient funding.
Minister of Economic Integration talked about an agreement on common rules of state support for the agricultural sector.
According to him, the focus should shift from the so-called highly-scattered subsidies (2-3% of the costs per hectare) to solving three vital issues.
Considered measures included guaranteed purchase of grain and making agricultural equipment leasing cheaper for end costumers.