BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 19
Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan Yerbol Karashukeev has disclosed at a governmental meeting the measures which are being taken by the Ministry of Agriculture to fulfill the instructions of President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, Trend reports referring to Kazinform news agency.
“The ministry is taking measures of non-tariff regulation of the export of goods to ensure availability of food in the territory of the country in the volume necessary for population and stabilize the prices for socially important food products,” the minister said.
“Today there are the quantitative restrictions on the export of sunflower seeds and sunflower oil until July 1, 2022,” Karashukeev added. “The export of potatoes and carrots was banned for three months, the export of live cattle and small ruminants was banned for six months. The export of grain forage will be also banned.”
“The possibility of supplying imported fruits and vegetables during the counter-season is being considered,” the minister said.