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Kazakhstan's import of grain, legumes from Turkey still rising

Türkiye Materials 30 June 2020 17:32 (UTC +04:00)
Kazakhstan's import of grain, legumes from Turkey still rising

BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 30

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

Export of grain and legumes from Turkey to Kazakhstan grew by 13.3 percent from January through May 2020 compared to the same period of 2019, having stood at $11.8 million, Turkey’s Ministry of Trade told Trend on June 30.

In May 2020, Turkey’s export of grain and legumes to Kazakhstan climbed by 17.1 percent compared to the same month of 2019 and amounted to $1.8 million.

Turkey’s export of grains and legumes to international markets from January through May 2020 increased by 0.1 percent compared to the same period of 2019, having made $2.9 billion.

This amount accounted for 4.7 percent of the country’s total export for the reporting period.

In May of this year, Turkey exported grains and legumes worth $500.2 million to world markets, which is 15.3 percent less compared to the same month of 2019 (5 percent of the country's total export).

During the last 12 months (from May 2019 through May 2020), Turkey exported grain and legumes in the amount of nearly $6.8 billion.

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