Kazakhstan’s exports rise by 37.2 percent in five months

Exports from Kazakhstan have amounted to more than US$34 billion over five months of this year, increasing by slightly more than 37 percent, Kazakh Ministry of Trade and Integration reported. According to the office, the supplies grew by seven times to Georgia, over 6.5 times to Canada, five – to Morocco, four – to South Korea, three – to Japan and two – to Turkey. The export acceleration program provides for the promotion of Kazakh-made products also to Russia, Uzbekistan, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Azerbaijan. The countries of Central Asia, China, Turkey, European countries, the U.S., and Iran remain the priority markets. Goods that are mostly promoted are the processed products, including food, metal products, certain types of equipment and fuel.