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ASTANA, July 23 (Itar-Tass) - Kazakhstan, which has begun preparations for the harvesting season, is expecting to bring in 15 million tons of grain in 2013 compared with 12.8 million tons last year, Economics and Budget Planning Minister Yerbolat Dosayev told a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday.
"Harvesting preparations have already begun; we plan to supply 410 tons of diesel fuel with a 10% discount," Agriculture Minister Asylzhan Mamytbekov said.
Sowing works in the republic were fully completed on June 11.
According to preliminary information, crops were sown on an area of 21.4 million hectares this year, with spring crops taking up 18.6 million hectares, and grain crops 15.7 million hectares, including 13.1 million heaters of wheat, the agriculture minister said.