Kazakhstan: starting wheat yields quite high

Crops harvesting started in Baydibek District of South Kazakhstan region. Total planted area reaches 31.824 thousand ha. 6.6 KMT of wheat have been already harvested from 3.54 thousand ha of planted area with average yields at 1.86 MT/ha. Productivity is quite high in the region. Average wheat yields reached 1.14-1.15 MT/ha in the country. The…

Kazakhstan: barley exports down in May 2016

In May Kazakhstan exported 6.55 KMT of barley (6.32 KMT in May 2015), 5.8 KMT of which were shipped to Iran. During September-May of the 2015/2016 season barley exports from Kazakhstan reached 792 KMT which was significantly higher than shipments during the same period last season (+79%). During September-May of 2014/2015 MY 442.7 KMT of…

Uzbekistan: first international fruit & vegetable fair kicks off in Tashkent

The Metropolitan “Uzexpocenter” saw the opening of the first International fruit and vegetable fair. The main purpose of the event is to raise awareness among the foreign processing and trade companies on the high, unique properties of environmentally friendly, fresh vegetables, fruit, grapes and melons, and finished quality products produced in Uzbekistan, their industrial processing.…

Belarus: dairy sales to China to go up

Belarus intends to export more dairy products to China, Alexander Subbotin, Belarusian Deputy Agriculture and Food Minister, Director of the Veterinary and Food Oversight Department of the Ministry, said. At present 17 Belarusian dairy companies export their products to China. Another 20 companies are getting ready to get the right to sell milk powder, dairy…

Ukraine: sunflower oil production up

During the period of export duties on sunflower seed in Ukraine (1999-2016), sunflower oil production volumes increased 9 times (from 510 thousand tons, to 4.6 million tons per year). The exports of sunflower oil increased 20.9 times (from 206 thousand tons to 4.3 million tons), association Ukroliyaprom said as to the draft law No. 1837…

Ukraine: memorandum with grain exporters signed

On July 12, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine signed the Memorandum of understanding with market participants – exporters of grains for 2016/2017 MY, declared the press-service of the Ministry. In particular, the parties agreed to coordinate the volumes of grain exports from the country in the new season “to ensure food…