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Kazakhstan Grain Harvest Has More Than Doubled, Ministry Says

October 17, 2011

Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Kazakhstan’s grain crop more than doubled this year to 27.6 million metric tons, the Agriculture Ministry said.

Some 98 percent of the crop was harvested as of today, the Astana-based ministry said on its website.

--Editors: Claudia Carpenter, Alastair Reed

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