Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Announces Wheat and Wheat Flour Export Restrictions until June 15

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   KZ2022-0009

On April 14, the Ministry of Agriculture approved the “Regarding export of certain goods from the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan” decree outlining wheat and wheat flour export restrictions valid until June 15, 2022. During this time, the government will allow grain traders to collectively export up to 1.0 million metric tons (MMT) of wheat and 300,000 metric tons (MT) of wheat flour from Kazakhstan. These amounts are approximately in line with historic monthly Kazakhstani wheat and wheat flour exports in April to June over the past five years. This report provides a summary of the announcement, FAS-Nur-Sultan comments, and an English translation of the government decree and related documents.

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