Kazakhstan's Sunflower Seed Exports Continue Firm Tone

PANAMA - Oct 21/19 - SNS -- Kazakhstan's exports of sunflower seeds during May were up significantly, rising versus the previous month, judging from data from The Agency of Statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Export sales totalled 40,755 metric tons (MT) for the month, up 32% from the 30,883 MT shipped the previous month. Shipments so far total 206,921 MT, versus 164,211 during the previous calendar year.

The most recent movement data revealed Uzbekistan was top consumer, buying 25,257 MT. China was the second most important destination taking 12,976 MT, followed by Tajikistan at 1,169 MT.