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Exports of non-energy commodities from Kazakhstan mixed in 2013.

February 18, 2014

Exports of non-energy commodities was mixed in 2013, according to data from the State Stat Agency. Grain exports decreased by 32% y/y to 5.023mn tonnes while in monetary terms a drop of 21.8% y/y to USD 1.235bn was seen.

Iron ore exports grew by 2.8% y/y to 16.272mn tonnes in 2013. On the other hand, its value shrank by 3.2% y/y to USD 1.561bn. Coal exports grew by 2.4% y/y to 30.7mn tonnes with value plummeting by 24.1% y/y to USD 571mn.

Ferroalloys exports grew by 0.6% y/y to 1.348mn tonnes but its value went down by 8.5% y/y to USD 1.715bn. Refined copper deliveries went up by 13.2% to 377.8thsd tonnes with its value increasing slower, by 6.7% y/y to USD 2.678bn. Unwrought alumina supplies abroad expanded by 5.1% y/y to 242thsd tonnes. In monetary terms, deliveries increased by 3.7% y/y to USD 464.4mn. Exports of unprocessed zinc went down by 11.8% y/y to 258.7thsd tonnes and its value decreased accordingly by 14.9% y/y to USD 455.6mn. Lead exports shrank by 1.2% y/y to 78.8thsd tonnes but in monetary terms, supplies increased by 7.3% y/y to USD 159.2mn.

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Source: IntelliNews - Weekly Reports

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