Today on the instructions of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr.
At the Government's sitting April 15, a decision was taken to ban wheat exports - while not restricting flour exports - up to September 1, 2008, that is up to the new harvesting campaign.
The underlying goal is to ensure internal food security and to prevent negative implications for the internal market against the backdrop of significant price hikes and the lack of bread grain at the global grain markets.
Kazakh grain exports grew at an unprecedented pace: over 1.1 - 1.4 million tons have been exported on a monthly basis. Over 8 million tons, including grain equivalent of flour, …