Kazakhstan’s total oilseed exports to the EU in 2023

oilseed exports to the EU in 2023_01According to Agro News Kazakhstan, in the 2023 marketing year, Kazakhstan’s flaxseed export potential is estimated at 470,000 tons, up 3% from the previous quarter. Sunflower seed exports could reach 280,000 tons (+25%). The export potential for sunflower seed oil is estimated at 190,000 tons (+7%), and for sunflower meal at 170,000 tons, up 7% from the previous quarter.
According to data for the 2021/22 marketing year, Kazakhstan’s total oilseed exports to the EU are estimated at 358,300 tons, accounting for 28% of total oilseed exports, up 39% from total exports to the EU in the previous quarter.

Oilseeds account for about 88% of Kazakhstan’s total exports to the EU, oilseed meals and cakes about 11%, and vegetable oils only about 1%. At the same time, in the EU market, Kazakhstan’s share of exported oilseeds is 37%, meal and cake is 28%, and oil is about 2%.

In 2021/22, Kazakhstan’s oilseed exports to EU countries were dominated by flaxseed, accounting for 86% of shipments. About 8% were oilseeds and 4% were soybeans. At the same time, 59% of Kazakhstan’s total flaxseed exports went to the EU market, while last quarter this figure was 56%.
In 2021/22, Kazakhstan’s largest oilseed buyers in the EU were Belgium (52% of total supply) and Poland (27%). At the same time, compared to the previous quarter, Belgium’s imports of Kazakhstan’s oilseeds increased by 31%, Poland by 23%. Lithuania ranked third among importing countries, purchasing over 46 times more than in 2020/21, accounting for 7% of total EU country imports.

In recent years, grain and oil trade between China and Kazakhstan has become increasingly close. Leveraging its industry strengths and experience, Changsha TangChui Rolls Co., Ltd. has exported sunflower seed Flaking rolls 400*1250, flaxseed cracking roll 400*1250, flaxseed flaking rolls 800*1500 to Kazakhstan.

Post time: Aug-24-2023