Kazakhstan, Astana, Feb. 3 /Trend T.Nurmagambetov/
Kazakhstan increased the volume of exported grain to 1.2 million tons per month for the last three months of 2011, the Minister of Agriculture Asylzhan Mamytbekov said at the board on Friday.
"The volume of grain shipments was increased significantly. Some 3.6 million tons of grain crops including the flour were sent for export during the last three months of 2011, so we reached the average volume of 1.2 million tons a month," Mamytbekov said.
Kazakhstan is the largest grain exporter in the world. Record harvests of grain - almost 27 million tons in net weight were registered in 2011. Republic plans to export 15 million tons of grain in the 2011-2012 marketing year.