Kazakhstan exported a record volume of thistle in October

In October 2022, Kazakhstan exported 12,4 thousand Tonnen thistle seeds. This is the highest monthly export value for Oilseeds in the last 6 seasons. Compared to September this year, deliveries of Distel to foreign markets increased by 4,1 thousand tons. Such data was released by the Grain Union of Kazakhstan, citing data from the Committee on State Expenses of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

For comparison: 2021 thousand tons of thistle were exported in October 7,7, 2020 thousand tons in 10,8, 2019 thousand tons in 5,8, 2018 thousand tons in 4,4, 2017 thousand tons in 5,6 .

It is noted that the main importer of Kazakh thistle is China.

According to the Bureau of National Statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as of October 1, 2022, stocks of thistle seeds in Kazakhstan were estimated at 113,7 thousand tons.

Source: agricultural sector (Kazakhstan)

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