Kazakhstan switching to production of crude sunflower oil 27 November, 2018 at 13:11

According to the Statistics Committee of the Economy Ministry of Kazakhstan, production of edible oils in September 2018/19 amounted to 30.4 KMT. This is up 11% from the previous month, but 13% less than in September 2017/18.
Last season’s mixed trends continue manifesting themselves in sunflower oil production this marketing year. So, while output of the unrefined product increased 3.7%, to 11.1 KMT in September 2018/19 against 10.7 KMT in the same month last year, production of refined sunflower oil plummeted by 31%, to 7.8 KMT against 11.3 KMT a year ago.