Kazakhstan: 21.4 million tons of grain harvested

As of October 2, Kazakhstan’s grain harvest exceeded 21,4 million tons, the Ministry of Agriculture reported. According to regional agricultural departments, as of October 2, a total of 15,185,700 hectares or 99.3% of areas under crops have been harvested across the country. Average yields amounted to 14.1 hundredweights per hectare. Last year, a total of…

Ukraine: oats exports down in July-August 2017

According to the official statistics figures, during the first 2 months of 2017-2018 MY (July-August) Ukraine exported 2.9 thousand of oats, down 2.4-fold YoY (nearly 7 thousand tons). In the reporting period, Pakistan became the largest importer of the Ukrainian grain, and purchased 78% of the general shipments, followed by Qatar (10%), and the United…

Ukraine: bread price up in September 2017

Prices of bread made of rye and wheat in Ukraine rose by 20.9% YoY in September, according to a member of the Economic Discussion Club Oleh Pendzin. “Prices of first-grade flour increased by 12% from September 2016 to September 2017, those of rye flour climbed by 4.5%, while the price of bread made from first-grade…

Uzbekistan to develop beekeeping

Honey, a healthy foodstuff, which improves human nutrition and boosts immunity, has long tradition as a food source in Uzbekistan. Currently, beekeeping continues to develop dynamically in the country. Special attention paid to the development of beekeeping and saturation of the domestic market with affordable and high-quality products had a positive impact on the expansion…