Putin and Erdogan give positive assessment to joint efforts in Astana processWorld October 21, 3:03
Privileges to certain languages in Ukraine’s education law to worsen situation — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 21:46
International balance of forces in Syria after Raqqa’s liberation unclear yet — expertMilitary & Defense October 20, 21:05
Russia to resume import of aubergines, pomegranates from Turkey since October 30Business & Economy October 20, 20:18
International station to orbit Moon at 70,000 km distance from EarthScience & Space October 20, 20:09
US indulging in lies to have UN-OPCW mission’s mandate extended — Foreign MinistryRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 19:31
This week in photos: Diplomatic kiss, Paddington's dance and French bank in flamesSociety & Culture October 20, 17:46
Scientific team unlocks secret to supercaps’ vast capacity as ‘the battery of the future’Science & Space October 20, 17:40
Russian economy’s losses from cyber threats may surge fourfold in two yearsBusiness & Economy October 20, 16:52
ASTANA, January 24 (Itar-Tass) —— Kazakhstan plans to export 15 million tonnes of grain this year, including 8.7 million tonnes of grain in the first half of the year, the Kazakhstani Agriculture Ministry said on Tuesday.
“For the full use of the republic’s export potential [15 million tonnes], it is necessary to deliver abroad 10.2 million tonnes of grain, including flour and 8.7 million tonnes of grain, by July 1, 2102,” the ministry wrote in a statement.
In 2011, the country gathered a record high grain harvest of 26.9 million tonnes, which is 2.2 times more than in 2010, the ministry reaffirmed. A part of the harvest has already been delivered to the external markets.
According to the ministry, “the country exported about 4.1 million tonnes of grain, including flour, in the period from September through December 2011.”