Kazakhstan Ministry of Agriculture Plans To Establish Export Center
The new center will be operating on the basis of Food Contract Corporation JSC.
Ministry of Agriculture plans to establish a single export center, which will be engaged in the procurement of all agricultural products in demand in foreign markets, Kazpravda.kz quotes the Agriculture Minister Askar Myrzahmetov as saying at the Government Hour in Majilis.
The theme of the meeting in Majilis was new directions of state support to agribusiness and improving its competitiveness.
“With regard to the targeted export policy: the Food Corporation was excluded from the list of privatized companies. And now, on its basis, we are planning to create an export center. It will be engaged in the procurement of all the agricultural products in demand in foreign markets, “- the Minister said, adding that the market is not monopolized.
“We want to build the necessary relations: KazNex will provide export support for agricultural products, and KazAgroGarant (part of KazAgro) will carry out the functions of financial agent on the export contracts, “- Myrzahmetov specified.