Wexport online marketplace helps Kazakh farmers supply grain to the world

ASTANA – When you think of grain farming, you might think of dusty tractors, rough hands running over golden fields, the sounds of threshers working. But Kazakhstan’s newest agricultural tool is more data field than wheat field.

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Wexport.com was officially launched in the end of 2016 by WESSAR, and since then the internet source has rapidly gained popularity among producers, buyers and shipping companies of agricultural products in Kazakhstan and abroad. The portal uses a simple interface to help facilitate the fast and efficient sale of goods abroad.

General partner of WESSAR Ulukbek Aliyev emphasised that today the entire world is digitising, driving the need for a new, innovative online solution to improve and rationalise business processes, particularly in Kazakhstan’s crucial agriculture sector.

Agriculture is traditionally important for Kazakhstan, he noted, being the largest employment sphere of the country’s population and one of the main sources of economic diversification in the country’s plans.

According to WESSAR CEO Aidar Daukenov, WExport.com’s portal has become the first qualitatively new and effective tool in the trade market from Kazakhstan. The portal transfers transactions for the acquisition, sale and transportation of grain products to the online world. In the first web portal for fast and reliable interaction of partners in agricultural business, the WExport team has creates the conditions for secure transactions and gives a guarantee at all stages of concluding agreements.

WESSAR tried to make conclusion of agreements at the portal as simple as possible and the company’s efforts are appreciated by customers, the number of which is increasing from one day to the next. More than 150 international contracts with customers from Afghanistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Israel, Mongolia, China and the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States have been successfully concluded using the portal.

The portal developers report that more than 10,000 tonnes of high quality agricultural products are delivered weekly using their product. A professional analysis of the market will be provided soon. Such analytic reviews will give users the opportunity to see the real situation on the market and decide when and how to promote products or services.

According to the developers, all personal data of users of the portal remains confidential and is protected from internet scams and cyber attacks thanks to modern encryption technologies and secure methods of data transmission. The data security is ensured in such a way that under any circumstances (natural disasters, failure of the file storage system, emergency shutdown of the server), the system can always return to the return point and restore all data.

As of today, the portal supports three languages: Kazakh, English and Russian. By the end of the year, Ukrainian and Arabic are planned to be added.

 

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