Kazakhstan imports for 4 months of 2017 and news from Ukraine and Kyrgyzstan, Jun 16, 2017

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RUSSIA

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, sugar beet  was sown on the area of 1187.1 thousand hectares or 105.1% to the forecast as of June 15, 2017 (in 2016 - 1.07 million hectares).

KAZAKHSTAN

According to the Statistics Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the import of the sugar group (HS code 1701) amounted to 44.13 thousand tons in April 2017. Total 105.46 thousand tons were imported for $ 56.28 million in January-April 2017, which is 79.6% compared to imports in the same period of 2016 (132.56 thousand tons). The main countries-suppliers of white sugar were Russia and Belarus and Brazil – of raw sugar).

Kazakhstan imports, for 4 months in 2017 by country

HS Code

Commodity

Country

2017

2016

2017  vs. 2016

Jan-Apr

Apr

Jan-Apr

Jan-Apr

qty

US$
1000

qty

US$
1000

QTY

US$
1000

qty

US$
1000

1701

Sugar in solid state, MT

105462

56280

44126

22592

132562

52460

79.6%

107.3%

CIS countries

64587

36469

23333

12577

14249

7715

x4.5 

x4.7 

including

Belarus

12382

5778

7965

3743

394

188

x31.4 

x30.7 

Russia

52203

30690

15368

8835

443

226

x117.7 

x135.9 

Rest of the world

40875

19811

20792

10014

118312

44745

34.5%

44.3%

including

Brazil

40682

19694

20667

9942

106056

38561

38.4%

51.1%

1703

Molasses, MT

594

76

230

30

1932

193

30.7%

39.3%

CIS countries

594

76

230

30

1932

192

30.7%

39.3%

including

Russia

594

76

230

30

509

50

116.7%

151.3%

1704

Sugar confectionery, MT

10823

21525

2666

5113

8669

15149

124.8%

142.1%

2202

Water with sugar, 1000 l

23092

12547

7693

3958

24399

12419

94.6%

101.0%

UKRAINE

According to Rosstat, the average price for white sugar from producers was UAH 12,935.93/MT in May 2017 (RUR 28574.82/MT at the current rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation). In April, the average price was UAH 12972.84 / MT (RUR 28656.35/MT).

KYRGYZSTAN

According to the Statistics Committee, the production of sugar in the country amounted to only 21.7 tons in May 2017 (in May 2016 - 8264.9 tons).

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