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Flaxseed: Russia could harvest 1.27 million mt

June 19, 2024 at 3:07 PM , Der AUDITOR
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ASTANA/MOSCOW. Experts are confident that the flaxseed crops in Kazakhstan and Russia will exceed last year's level. China is increasingly turning into Kazakhstan's most important trading partner.

Higher cultivation forecasts

After the decline in acreage and a massive drop in yields last year, Kazakh flaxseed cultivation is set to return to the forefront this season – this was announced by Talgat Aldazharov, CEO of Aytas Agro LLP, Chairman of the Production Committee of the Grain Union of Kazakhstan during the international "VegOil&Meals Trade" conference in Seville, Spain.

The plan is to expand the area under cultivation to 1 million ha in 2024, a decision that would be supported by strong demand from China and the lower profitability of ot

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