In 2017, Kazakhstan’s economy will observe a 2% growth, according to Minister of National Economy Kuandyk Bishimbayev.
“We predict that in 2017 our economy will rise at least by 2%, and in 2018-2019 we will reach 3-5% growth paces,” Bishimbayev said at the 1st Kazakh-Serbian Intergovernmental Commission for Trade-Economic Cooperation.
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan, the United Nations Development Programme, the Government of Japan and Japan International Cooperation Agency on 19 August launched a pilot project of Kazakhstan’s ODA aimed at expanding economic independence and rights of Afghan women and titled “Promoting Kazakhstan’s ODA Cooperation with Afghanistan”. The project will mark Kazakhstan’s first [...]
Sri Lanka and Singapore signed on to participate in EXPO 2017 in Astana during EXPO Commissioner Rapil Zhoshybayev’s Aug. 12 – 15 visit to South Asia.
Zhoshybayev met with Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka Rishad Bathiudeen, National Commissioner of the Sri Lanka expo section and Chairman of Huejay International Corporation Hubert Jayakody [...]
Track and field athlete and London Olympics medalist Olga Rypakova has earned the eighth medal for the Kazakh national team at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Kazinform refers to Sports.kz.
Caterine Ibarguen from Columbia became a gold medal winner after leaping 15.17 m. Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas won a silver with her 14.98 [...]
As a result of the Day 6 of the Olympic Games in Rio, Kazakhstan had no medals won, Sports.kz informs.
Kazakhstan still has seven medals (2-2-3). The USA team is first (13-12-10), China is second (10-7-9) and Japan is third (6-1-12).
Karina Goricheva, weightlifter from Kazakhstan, won a bronze medal in the women’s 63kg category at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov congratulated Karina Goricheva on Twitter: ”Kazahstan got its fourth medal at Rio Olympics – bronze. I congratulate our weightlifter Karina Goricheva on her win!”
Kazakh weightlifter Farkhad Kharki represented his country at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where he won bronze medal in the 62 kg category.
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov congratulated Kazakhstani weightlifter Farkhad Kharki on this victory.
“Congratulations to our weightlifter Farkhad Kharki who won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympic Games,” Karim Massimov [...]
Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Erlan Idrissov took part in the second meeting of foreign ministers of Central Asia and the United States in the C5+1 format in Washington, D.C., Aug. 3. The group discussed regional security, economic connectivity, humanitarian issues, environmental issues and climate change.
The foreign ministers stressed the importance of developing the [...]
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended Kazakhstan for signing the Paris Agreement under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The signing comes as Kazakhstan prepares to host EXPO 2017, which will focus on sustainable energy for the future.
In a meeting with Kazakhstan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Erlan Idrissov, [...]
Trades on the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) showed a weakening of the tenge, as the U.S. dollar exchange rate reached 350.2 tenge per $1 earlier this week. The main factor is the fall in oil prices, although movement of budgetary funds, tax payment periods and the dedollarisation process are also considered to be involved.
HOHHOT, July 27 (Xinhua) – The first freight train service linking northern China’sInner Mongolia Autonomous Region with Kazakhstan launched Wednesday.
The train, which was loaded with building materials and other commodities, left JiuyuanLogistics Park in Baotou City Wednesday morning. The 4,332-km trip to Astana, capital ofKazakhstan, will take eight days.
On its return journey, the train will carry goods such as mineral resources, according to aHohhot Railway Bureau official.
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Kazakhstan has been admitted to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Competition Committee, the country’s Ministry of National Economy said Wednesday, Sputnik reports.
“Kazakhstan’s antitrust agency has been acceptedas a member of the OECD Competition Committee. The vote took place on June 17, 2016. During the last stage, Kazakhstan was contested [...]
Kazakhstan plans to launch a “one-stop-shop” system for export / import procedures and operations, said Janat Shaimov, the Head of State Revenue Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan .
“A company has to provide certain permits and licenses while going through customs clearance procedures. The participants of international trade activities have [...]
The Almaty region authorities allocated funds to launch a seasonal railway route “Zhetygen – Dostyk – Zhetygen.” This route was opened due to the increased tourist flow to the Alakol lake.
The train departs 3 times a week in the evening and includes 7 coupe and 2 reserved seat cars.
The route includes next stops: [...]
Kazakhstan’s Army improved its position by 13 lines in the Global Firepower rankings, Tengrinews.kz reports. Global Firepower is World Military Strength Rankings that comprises a list of 126 countries. In the 2016 rating the Armed Forces of Kazakhstan are ranked 53d out of 126 world’s armies compared to the 66th place in 2015. In [...]
Brazil and Kazakhstan finalised July 25 a new bilateral visa-free regime for the citizens of each country.
First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tleuberdi and Brazilian Ambassador in Kazakhstan Demetrio Bueno Carvalho signed the agreement in a July 25 ceremony at the Kazakh Foreign Ministry in Astana.
“The agreement will facilitate the participation [...]
Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews visited Astana on July 12th for bilateral talks with Kazakh officials. During the meeting with Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov they talked about the prospects for cooperation under Kazakhstan’s development strategies including Kazakhstan 2050, Nurly Zhol and “100 Steps” national plan. The sides reaffirmed their readiness to expand the existing [...]
Kazakh food products will soon be added to the shelves of American Walmart stores. Samples of certain products have already been transferred to corporate headquarters for examination and quality compliance, according to an Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs (NCE) press release.
“Today, we have a unique opportunity to receive clarification from the American side on [...]
Customs payments in Kazakhstan can be carried out online. The State Revenue Committee introduces online payment of customs duties and taxes through the state corporation “The government for the citizens.”
The innovative payment system has been implemented in the test mode since the beginning of the year. According to experts, it used to take about two days [...]
The research center World Fund and the American magazine Foreign Policy released the annual Fragile States Index 2016. The methodology of the research implies that high ranking indicates higher vulnerability of a country. This year Kazakhstan ranks 113th out of 178 countries scoring 66.5 compared to the 110th place in 2015 with the score of [...]
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- Kazakhstan, UNDP, Japan launch Kazakhstan’s assistance project for Afghanistan
- Sri Lanka and Singapore to Participate in EXPO 2017
- Rio 2016: Track and field athlete Olga Rypakova wins 8th medal for Kazakhstan
- Kazakhstan’s 12th in medal count at Rio Olympics