Azerbaijan lowers wheat import from Kazakhstan


September 24, Fineko/abc.az. Over Jan-Jul 2020 Azerbaijan imported wheat for $1.7 million from Kazakhstan (25.6-fold less versus Jan-Jul 2019 – for $43.6 million).

As a whole, for Jan-Jul 2020 Kazakhstan sold 2.56 million tons of wheat to foreign countries. Compared with Jan-Jul 2019, the physical volume reduced by 22.4% or about 740,000 tons. Sales revenue also fell from $612.1 million to $557.2 million. For this period Kazakhstan sold about 2.1 million tons of wheat in the CIS countries (by 16.8% less against Jan-Jul 2019). However, the sale cost exceeded $5 million.