ХІІІ International Conference “Black Sea Grain - 2016”
April 20-21, 2016, Kiev, InterContinental
 
 

Flour exports from Kazakhstan, the volume of which now stands at 1.8 MMT per year, will decrease to 1.2-1.5 MMT

This forecast was voiced by the chairman of the Union of Grain Processors of Kazakhstan, Evgeniy Gan, during the XII International Conference “Black Sea Grain 2015”.

The speaker also gave an estimation of 7 to 8 MMT of export potential for year average, and stressed that consumption rates for bread in the countries of Central Asia are quite high, 400 - 500g., and will grow in the future.

Mr. Gan predicted reduction of areas under wheat and a simultaneous increase of the area under melons and oilseeds in the country for the next few years.

Grain harvest in the current season, according to him, will be 18.9 MMT. The speaker also noted the high degree of integration of grain flows in Kazakhstan and Russia.

 

UkrAgroConsult

 

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