Kazakhstan slightly decreases export to non-EAEU countries
Baku, Azerbaijan, August 20
By Nargiz Sadikhova - Trend:
The value of Kazakh export to countries outside of Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) amounted to $25.668 billion during January-June 2019, which is one percent less than during the same period of last year, Trend reports with reference to Eurasian Economic Commission.
Some $19.586 billion of export account for export of mineral products, which is 3.6 percent more than during the same period of 2018. It is followed by metal and metal products, the value of export of which amounted to $3.311 billion, which is two percent less than in the same period of last year.
The value of export of food products and agricultural raw materials equaled to $1.346 billion (increase of 12 percent); of chemical industry products to $788.8 million (increase of 37.2 percent); of machinery, equipment and vehicles to $138.7 million (increase of 35.5 percent); of textile, textile products and footwear to $81.1 million (increase of 87.3 percent); of wood and pulp and paper products to over $32.778 million (increase of 29.6 percent); and of leather raw materials and articles from them to $3.5 million (decrease of 40.3 percent).
In turn, the value of import from non-EAEU countries to Kazakhstan stood at $10.4 billion during first six months of 2019, which is 15.8 percent more than during the same period of 2018.
The largest share of the import accounts for machinery, equipment and vehicles worth $5.306 billion, which is 33.1 percent more compared to January-June of 2018.
Furthermore, the value of imported chemical industry products amounted to $1.611 billion (increase of one percent), of metals and metal products to $1.033 billion (increase of 21.7 percent), and of food items and agricultural raw materials to $852.8 million (decrease of 25.4 percent).
In turn, the import of textile, textile products and footwear amounted to $579.4 million (increase of 53 percent); of mineral products to $259.47 million (decrease of 28.6 percent); of wood and pulp and paper products to $108.4 million (decrease of 20.2 percent); and of leather raw materials and articles from them to $34.995 million (increase of 51.9 percent).
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