Exports of Kazakh flour in the whole season totaled of 1.48 million tons, down by 12% YoY and by 27% compared with the five-year average, the lowest since MY 2007-2008.
97.7 thousand tons was exported in August (-24% MoM, +3% YoY).
The top importer in recent years was Afghanistan, which purchased 65% of total flour exports from Kazakhstan. Tajikistan was the only buyer that stepped up purchases (more than twice higher than in MY 2018-2019).
Demand from other importers weakened compared to last season: Turkmenistan (-9%), Afghanistan (-13%), Uzbekistan (-23%) and China (-58%). (UkrAgroConsult/Business World Magazine)