16 August 2012, 09:02
Zhambyl region able to export about 500 000 tons of vegetables
TARAZ. August 16. KAZINFORM As stated at the seminar held in the Zhambyl region with the participation of farm producers, the region is able to export this year above 500 000 tons of vegetables.
According to deputy governor of Zhambyl region Muratbai Zholdasbayev, the Russian entrepreneurs target to purchase about 1 mln tons of vegetables and 1 mln tons of onion in Kazakhstan this year.
"We planted 650 000 tons of various vegetables this year. 150 tons are enough to meet the local demand, so we can export about 500 000 tons," he added.
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