Kazakh barley exports to Iran hit an all-time high

Kazakhstan exported the highest ever volume of barley in September-March 2018/19: 1.5 MMT, or 44% more than in the same period in MY 2017/18, reports UkrAgroConsult.

Iran is the biggest importer with a market share of 93%. Record barley exports to this country amounted to 1.4 MMT. 

Exports to Uzbekistan totaled 80.3 KMT, the highest since MY 2001/02.

Kazakhstan resumed shipments to Israel and Azerbaijan for the first time after a four-year pause. MY 2018/19 witnessed the first-ever exports of Kazakh wheat to Iraq.

A decline in supplies to the following key markets: Afghanistan (-25%) and the EU (-78%).

More detailed information on the latest trends in grain exports, supply and demand balances with breakdown by crop, price behavior, crop conditions and progress in harvesting/planting in the countries of Black Sea Region is available to subscribers for weekly market report "Black Sea Grain" by UkrAgroConsult.

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