Grain reserves in Kazakhstan amounted to 15.7 million tons
As of December 1, nearly 15.8 million tons of cereals and legumes were stored in the bins of Kazakhstan.
Such information was received from the Statistics Committee.
The volume of food grains for this period amounted to 11.9 million tons, and the quantity of grain for seeds amounted to 1.4 million tons. The amount of grain for feed amounted to 2.3 million tons.
According to the information received, wheat reserves amounted to more than 12.2 million tons, barley stocks reached 2.3 million tons. Stocks of rye and oats reached 19 thousand tons and 244 thousand tons, respectively.
The biggest amount of grain is stored in three grain areas. The leading region in grain reserves is Akmola (more than 5 million tons), the second place was taken by the North Kazakhstan region with reserves of 3.8 million tons. Kostanay region closes the top three in terms of reserves with a volume of reserves of 3.4 million tons.
The amount of harvested grain in the current year reached 16.1 million tons, and the average yield was 1.9 tons/ha.