As of January, 2019, more than 1.6 million tons of oilseeds are stored in the bins of Kazakhstan
The amount of oilseeds that are stored in Kazakhstan as of the first day of this year is 1.607 million tons. Such information was received from the State Statistics Committee.
As for the crops, 588 thousand tons of sunflower seeds and 273 thousand tons of rapeseed are stored in the bins of Kazakhstan. The volume of stocks of safflower and soybeans is 28.5 thousand tons and 97 thousand tons, respectively. The amount of flax seeds is 0.57 million tons, while the mustard seeds and cotton seeds are stored in the amount of 28.5 thousand tons and 17.9 thousand tons, respectively.
It should be noted that as of January 1 of last year, 1.49 million tons of oilseeds were stored in Kazakhstan.
According to information from the State Statistic Committee, the biggest amount of acreage was allotted for flax, namely 1.1 million hectares.