Kazakhstan sharply reduces exports
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 1
By Elena Kosolapova - Trend:
Exports of goods for the nine months of 2015 decreased by 42.4 percent - to $35.7 billion in Kazakhstan, according to the information published on the website of the National Bank of Kazakhstan.
"Decrease in the value of exports was mainly due to a reduction in the supply of mineral commodities by 47.9 percent to $26.4 billion," the message said.
In Jan.-Sept. 2015, the quantitative supply of crude oil in Kazakhstan decreased by 5.3 percent in comparison with the same period in 2014 - to 48.7 million tons.
In monetary terms, exports of oil and gas condensate decreased from $42.726 billion in Jan.-Sept.2014 to $21.834 billion in Jan.-Sept. 2015.