Kazakhstani export fell by 0.5 % in February and import rose by 1.6% - Statistics Agency

Date: 03:10, 15-04-2014.

Astana . April 15. KazTAG - Prices for goods exported by Kazakhstan in February 2014 compared with the previous month decreased by 0.5 %, imported goods prices rose by 1.6% , said the Statistics Agency .

According to the statistics, the price of the following exported goods declined: coal – by 16.7% , gas condensate - by 14.4% , lead - by 12.7% , ferrous metals - by 3.6% , iron ore - by 2.4 %, oil - by 0.5%. The prices for natural gas climbed - by 15.2 % , zinc - by 3.6% , ferroalloys - by 2.1% , oil - by 0.3%.

Cotton prices lowered by 4% , wheat - by 0.2% , tobacco - increased by 9.7%.

The prices for imported medicines rose by 27.7% , footwear - by 14.7% , vegetables - by 7.1 %, coffee - by 5.7 %, confectionery products - by 3.3%. Vegetable oil prices fell by 12% , margarine - by 10.8% , tea - by 7.8% , sugar - by 7.7 %, pasta - by 4.8 %, poultry - by 4.3%.

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