Kazakhstan: It is proposed to export premium types of wheat outside the quotas

Wheat Flour
Durum Wheat
Published Apr 16, 2022

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The Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan has developed, but has not yet approved the Rules for the distribution of quantitative restrictions (quotas) on the export of wheat in the amount of 1 million tons and flour in the amount of 300 thousand tons from the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan. They will be valid until June 15, 2022, and, apparently, they will seriously complicate the life of farmers even where there are no reasons for setting a limit. In particular, we are talking about durum and organic wheat.

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The distribution of quotas is planned to be carried out automatically when issuing phytosanitary certificates through the EASU "e-Agriculture" system. After the quota is exhausted, the MOA will refuse to issue a phytosanitary certificate. The limit for the export of wheat during these two months per applicant will be 50 thousand tons, wheat flour - 10 thousand tons. At the same time, the main condition for issuing a quota is the sale of 10% of the volume declared for export at a fixed price to the domestic market. Fixed prices for goods, the list and addresses of grain enterprises are published on the official Internet resource of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. It is expected that for grade 3 wheat the price will be 20 percent lower than the current commercial price, which is set at 150,000 tenge/ton. Indeed, almost all EAEU member states, as well as some European ones, have introduced restrictions on the export of a number of food products. So a ...
Source: Oilworld
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