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Kyrgyzstan’s foreign trade turnover of agricultural products amounts to $660.1 mln

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by December 2, 2019 Legal

In January September 2019, Kyrgyzstan’s foreign trade turnover of agricultural products and their processing increased by 17.7% compared to last year and amounted to $660.1 million, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Janybek Kerimaliyev said at the press conference at Kabar News Agency.

He said exports increased by 24.9% and amounted to $184.8 million, while imports grew by 9.9% and made $475.4 million.

However, in January September 2019, the food and processing industry products were exported in the amount of KGS 12 billion 890 million 300 thousand, which is 27.3% higher than last year. Import of food and processing industry products amounted to KGS 33 billion 162 million 200 thousand. This figure is 9.9% more than in 2018,” said Kerimaliyev.

In turn, Nurmamat Mullakeldiyev, head of the export department, said this year Kyrgyzstan exported vegetables, fruits, milk and meat products worth KGS 6 billion.

The products were mainly exported to Turkey, Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine,” the official added.

Source: Kyrgyz National News Agency

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