Kazakhstani export rose by 0.7 % and import by 0.8 % in March - Statistics Agency

Date: 04:16, 13-05-2014.

Astana . May 13. KazTAG - Prices for goods exported by Kazakhstan in March 2014 compared with the previous month increased by 0.7%,  imports - by 0.8% , reports the Agency of Statistics .

According to the statistics , the export price increased for coal - by 23.6% , lead - by 20% , gas condensate - by 14.2% , ferroalloys - by 3.3 %, oil - by 2.9% , zinc - by 1.5%. Decline in prices was observed for iron ore - by 8.1% , copper - by 2% , aluminum - by 1.8% , ferrous metals - by 1.1%.

Wheat prices increased by 5 %, cotton - by 3.8% , flour - by 2.8% , barley - fell by 5.4%.

Imported fish increased in price by 23.1% , medicines- by 18.2% , rice - by 9.3% , margarine - 9.2% , poultry - by 8.8 % , tobacco - by 4,1 %, sugar - by 1.5%. Vegetable oil prices fell by 9% , footwear - by 5.9% , tea - 2.1%, fruits - by 2% , confectionery products - by 1.9% , wood - by 1.5%.

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