Kazakhstan 98% of sunmeal exports go to neighboring countries.

Sunmeal exports from Kazakhstan totaled 1.1 KMT in July 2017 against 1.7 KMT in the previous month and 0.5 KMT in July 2016. In general, 2016/17 exportable stocks remained at last season’s level. The difference is that the shipments are more evenly distributed over the year. So, 23.6 KMT was exported for the eleven months of the current season against 23.4 KMT a year ago. The end market for Kazakh sunmeal is very narrow. Traditionally, its key importers include Uzbekistan (72% of total exports) and Tajikistan (26%). Iran accounts for 2% of exports, and it makes purchases irregularly.