According to the Agency of Statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan, in November the production volumes of vegetable oils reached record figures – 34.7 thousand tons.
During three months of 2016/2017 MY (September-November), the figure exceeded the production of vegetable oils in the same period last season by 18%, and totaled 99.5 thousand tons.
A significant increase in processing rates of sunflower seed, flaxseed and soybeans is noted, which mainly stimulated such record figures in the market segment of vegetable oils. Therefore, in November the production of sunflower oil in Kazakhstan reached 22.4 thousand tons, flaxseed and soybean oils – 2.3 thousand tons each. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)