Kazakhstan's Sunflower Seed Exports Continue Solid Performance

PANAMA - Sep 3/19 - SNS -- Shipments of sunflower seeds for Kazakhstan were up significantly, rising compared to the previous month in May, available data from The Agency of Statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan shows.

Total export sales in the month amounted to 40,755 metric tons (MT), up 32% from the previous month's total of 30,883. So far shipments have totalled 206,921 MT, up from 164,211 in the same period the last calendar year.

Uzbekistan was the number one importer during the month, receiving 25,257 MT. China was the second most important destination taking 12,976 MT, followed by Tajikistan at 1,169 MT.