President Nursultan Nazarbayev had a telephone conversation with recently elected U.S. President Donald Trump, Akorda’s press service reported.
The President of Kazakhstan congratulated Donald Trump with the victory in the presidential race, and wished him success in implementation his program. In turn, the U.S. President congratulated Nursultan Nazarbayev on the 25th anniversary of Independence of [...]
The Kazakh Foreign Affairs Ministry continues to prepare a programme of its work as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in 2017-2018. Along with issues of nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, the fight against terrorism and extremism, and the promotion of peacemaking and peace-building, among the country’s priorities will be security and development issues in [...]
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has sent a telegram of condolences to President of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro on the occasion of Fidel Castro’s death, Kazinform has learnt from Akorda’s press service.
The telegram notes that it is with great sadness the Head of State learnt [...]
Commercial oil output commences at Kashagan
Commercial oil output has commenced at the Kashagan oilfield, Minister of Energy Kanat Bozumbayev said at the Government’s hour at the Majilis on Monday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
“Oil production was resumed at the Kashagan oilfield on September 29, 2016. The first batch of export oil from the Kashagan [...]
Kazakhstan ranks the 94th among 130 countries in the 2016 Global Terrorism Index published by the Institute of Economics and Peace, which puts it in a group of countries with the lowest impact of terrorism.
As per the report, Uruguay, Turkmenistan, Slovenia, North Korea, Singapore, Poland, Costa Rica, Cuba, Latvia, Lithuania, Angola, Togo, Slovakia, Salvador, [...]
Minister of Healthcare and Social Development Tamara Duissenova has met today with Director of Transplant Center Relations at LifeSource Organ and Tissue Donation Meg Rogers.
The American expert highly appreciated the level of development of organ transplantation in Kazakhstan. In her opinion, over a short period of time, Kazakhstan has successfully implemented the modern types [...]
Kazakh military developers have created an experimental model of a terrestrial military robot that can operate as a scout during military actions in a city.
Experienced specialists of the Military Science and Research Centre of Kazakhstan’s National Defence University have been working to develop this robot. The robot is in the test phase to reveal [...]
Today in the Parliament a meeting took place between the Chairman of the Mazhilis Committee for International Affairs, Defense and Safety Maulen Ashimbayev and the Head of the EU Delegation in Kazakhstan, Ambassador,Traian Hristea.
It was emphasized in the meeting that during 23 years since establishment of the diplomatic relations, the interaction between Kazakhstan and [...]
Kazakhstan has climbed up in the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Index by 11 positions and ranks now the 77th among 166 countries of the world, Kazinform reports citing finprom.kz.
In CIS breakdown, Kazakhstan demonstrates better LPI, compared to Russia (99th), Ukraine (80th), Uzbekistan (118th), Belarus (120th) and Kyrgyzstan (146th).
According to experts, railroad transportations income [...]
Kazakhstan is expected to be the second largest source of non-OPEC supply growth after Brazil in 2017, OPEC said in its monthly oil market report published Nov.11.
Kazakhstan’s oil production forecast was revised up by 10,000 barrels per day (bpd) compared to the previous report published in October. According to the new report, oil production [...]
A memorandum of cooperation indicating five billion tenge ($14.6 Million) will be authorised in Aktobe region by foreign and local investors was signed Nov. 3 by regional governor Berdibek Saparbayev and Kazgeology National Geological Exploration Chairman Galym Nurzhanov.
The work will start next year and investments will be provided for geologic exploration of the land, [...]
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev who is paying an official visit to Japan has been awarded the title of “Specially Honorary Citizen” of Hiroshima, Kazinform reports.
Since 1963 in Hiroshima this title has been given to prominent foreign guests who have contributed a lot to development of international cooperation with participation of the city of [...]
It is one of the best and more reliable of the frontier markets. It stands to benefit, or so it hopes, from China’s Belt and Road Initiative, the massive Beijing sponsored infrastructure investment mega project. But weak oil prices beginning in 2014 resulted in a currency collapse that pulled the rug out from under Kazakhstan’s [...]
Believe it or not, over the last three months, Kazakhstan bond investors have done a better job preserving wealth than those holding Treasury debt. In fact, Treasury bonds and Kazakhstan bonds, both investment grade (though KZ obviously on the low end of the scale) have seen their prices rise and yield contract. But since August, [...]
I am a friend of Kazakhstan: I have felt the warm embrace of its people visiting and living in the U.S., been enchanted by the beauty (and utter coolness!) of its culture, astonished by its history, and marveled at folks who have evolved from nomadic life to space competency in decades rather than centuries. Unlike [...]
Ten years ago, Sacha Baron Cohen brought Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan into the world. The mockumentary-cum-comedy, which follows Cohen’s hapless Kazakhstani reporter alter ego Borat Sagdiyev on a caustic and absurd odyssey through the US, produced some objectively stupid gross-out jokes and slapstick and birthed a thousand oft-repeated [...]
The international rating agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of the insurance company Kazakhmys at the level B+.
The rating reflects the strong capitalisation of Kazakhmys and its healthy profitability. During the first nine months of this year, a steady investment income and a positive underwriting result led to an increase [...]
The Akimat (city administration) of Almaty and several businesses, including a group of car companies named Allur Auto, have agreed to build 40 electric car stations, Kapital.kz reports.
“The number of cars increased 10 times in 25 years in Almaty. Right now, there are 570,000 cars in the city and 270,000 in the nearby region. [...]
Fitch Ratings-London-28 October 2016: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Kazakhstan’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings at ‘BBB’ with a Stable Outlook. The issue ratings on Kazakhstan’s senior unsecured foreign currency bonds are also affirmed at ‘BBB’. The Country Ceiling is affirmed at ‘BBB+’ and the Short-Term Foreign-Currency and Local-Currency IDRs at ‘F2′.
The Intelligent Community Forum included Astana in the list of world’s top 21 intelligent communities of 2017. According to the ICF, this year the list of intelligent cities of the world was set up by a group of analysts with Norman Jacknis, former head of Сisco.
The rating list includes the cities, regions and [...]
- Nazarbayev and Trump had phone conversation
- FM Idrissov Visits Kabul, Dushanbe before Kazakhstan’s non-permanent membership in UNSC
- President Nazarbayev says Fidel Castro will be remembered as historical figure
- Commercial oil output commences at Kashagan
- Kazakhstan ranks 94th in Global Terrorism Index 2016