In 2017, the share of 3-grade wheat in the grain harvest structure in Kazakhstan can reach 63-65%, declared the First Vice-Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kairat Aituganov on August 16.
Also, the Ministry expects for a significant improvement of wheat qualitative conditions Because last year, the share of 3-grade wheat in the grain harvest structure totaled 44% only.
K.Aituganov reported that the Ministry was monitoring the situation in Russia, where grain crops prices somewhat lowered due to a good harvest.
Therefore, the Ministry decided to set the prices for 2-grade barley at 37`000 KZT/t. Also, in 2017 NC Food Contract Corporation JSC plans to purchase 200 thsd tonnes of barley.