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In 2021/22 Kazakhstan imported a record volume of wheat

According to the Bureau of National Statistics of the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the import of Wheat to Kazakhstan in the 2021/22 season 1,297 million tons, which is not only 2,2 times higher than in the same period of the previous season, but also was the maximum amount of deliveries to the country in the history of observations.

The increase in imports is due to a significant increase in supplies from Russia (share of 99%). So, if in 2020/21 Russia exported 589 thousand tons of wheat to Kazakhstan, in the 2021/22 season the figure increased to 1296 thousand tons (2,2 times).

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