Kazakhstan increases gross output of livestock products

Business Materials 12 February 2019 12:45 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 12

By Rashid Shirinov – Trend:

Gross output of livestock products in Kazakhstan in 2018 increased by almost 13.2 percent to 2 trillion tenge, Trend reports via Energyprom.kz.

The highest rates were recorded in Almaty (355.8 billion tenge), East Kazakhstan (291.8 billion tenge) and Turkistan (255.7 billion tenge) regions.

According to the Agriculture Ministry, animal husbandry products account for 45 percent of the gross agricultural output in Kazakhstan. As part of the development of the agro-industrial complex for 2017-2021, some 30 percent of the total investment in the industry, or 35.9 billion tenge, is aimed at subsidizing investment projects in animal husbandry.

Statistics say that the number of farm animals and birds in Kazakhstan has increased significantly. Thus, in 2018, the number of horses increased by 9.5 percent to 2.6 million, camels by 7.3 percent to 202,200, cattle by 5.8 percent to 7.1 million, and poultry by 10.8 percent to 44.5 million.

Last year, the supply of meat increased 2.5 times, of red meat – 3.3 times, and white meat – by 45.1 percent.

(375.53 KZT = 1 USD on Feb. 12)


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