Turkmenistan reduces wheat imports from EAEU states

Business Materials 22 October 2021 17:06 (UTC +04:00)
Turkmenistan reduces wheat imports from EAEU states

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Oct.22


The member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) exported 27,100 tons of wheat worth $6.7 million to Turkmenistan from January through August 2021, Trend reports citing the Eurasian Economic Commission.

On annual basis, wheat exports in terms of volume decreased by 43.9 percent, and in value terms - by 38.6 percent, the report of the commission said.

According to the commission, 97.4 percent of wheat exports to Turkmenistan fell on Kazakhstan - 26,400 tons, and 2.6 percent - to Russia (707.1 tons).

From January through August 2021, the EAEU countries exported products worth $319.6 billion, which is 38.5 percent more compared to the same period of 2020.

The EAEU member states are Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, and Armenia.