Turkmenistan purchases more Kazakh grain

Business Materials 1 March 2019 12:35 (UTC +04:00)

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, March 1

By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend:

Turkmenistan entered the list of active importers of Kazakh grain and flour in the current season (September 2018-January 2019), Trend reports referring to APK-Inform on March 1, Yevgeny Karabanov, founder of the "Northern Grain" group of companies, member of the expert council of the Kazakh Grain Union, said.

"Thus, 222,500 tons of the Kazakh grain were exported to Turkmenistan for five months,” he said. “Over the past 15 years, this is the biggest volume of the Kazakh grain purchased by Turkmenistan. In previous years, Turkmenistan was buying less than 40,000 tons of the Kazakh wheat annually."