During an April 27 presentation of the National Investment Strategy of Kazakh Invest, Kazakhstan’s Minister for Investment and Development Zhenis Kassymbek reported on new approaches to attracting investments and coordinating the activities of state bodies, the official website of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reported.
Kassymbek spoke about the ongoing work to reform the [...]
Organized by the Kazakh Embassy in the UK and Astana EXPO 2017 National Company, the roadshow enabled the British travel agencies to get more detailed information on the upcoming EXPO 2017, as well as to get familiarized with the tour packages which highlighted Kazakhstan’s greatest attractions and assets.
Participants were informed on preparations for the [...]
Kashagan already generates positive cash flow, Executive Vice President – Financial Director of JSC NC KazMunayGas Dauren Karabayev said at a briefing held in the office of the Central Communications Service.
“The paces of production at Kashagan presently makes around 180,000 barrels per day,” he said and reminded that this indicator will be increased to 370,000 [...]
US President Donald Trump is interested in expanding relations with Kazakhstan, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry said in a message Apr. 25. Trump made this announcement as he was receiving credentials from the new Kazakh ambassador to the US, Yerzhan Kazykhanov.
Trump also praised Kazakhstan’s achievements over the years of independence.
Kazykhanov, in turn, noted that the [...]
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev published April 12 a wide-ranging policy article, “Course towards the future: modernisation of Kazakhstan’s identity” in national newspapers outlining steps for modernisation of social norms and priorities alongside the political and economic modernisations announced in January.
“I am sure that the large-scale reforms that we launched should be continued with advanced [...]
Chairman of Kazakh Senate Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has received Secretary-General of Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs Paolo Cotta-Ramusino.
During the meeting they discussed the issues of conducting a Pugwash Conference in Kazakhstan in 2017, the Senate press-service reports.
The Senate Speaker informed that Kazakhstan intends to hold this important event at a high professional [...]
In 2016, the gross inflow of the foreign direct investments (FDI) in Kazakhstan reached new heights, growing 40 percent compared to 2015 and surpassing the previous record from 2008, according to the National Bank of Kazakhstan.
“The record inflow of foreign direct investment in 2016 was the main source of financing of Kazakhstan’s balance of [...]
An agreement on the opening of Representative Office of Kazakhstan in the Silicon Valley was signed during the working trip of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev to the United States from April 11 to 14, the official website of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reported.
The relevant Memorandum was signed between National [...]
On April 7, the General Council of the World Trade Organization announced the chairpersons of the WTO bodies for year 2017, Kazinform refers to the Kazakh MFA.
Kazakhstan’s Ambassador to Switzerland, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the UN structures and other international organizations in Geneva Zhanar Aitzhanova was named the Chairperson of [...]
GE Transportation (NYSE: GE) announced today it has completed the purchase of a 50 percent interest in locomotive manufacturer Lokomotiv Kurastyru Zauyty (LKZ) from Kazakhstan’s national railway company, KTZ, GE’s press service reports.
“We have been working with GE Transportation for more than ten years and, during this time, produced over 300 Evolution Series locomotives,” [...]
The Permanent Mission of Kazakhstan to the United Nations convened the briefing on April 4, 2017 together with representatives of the UN Regional Commissions: Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Economic Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP), Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), and the Economic Commission for [...]
Kazakhstan has improved its position in tourism rating of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
In its Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017, WEF elevated Kazakhstan’s ranking by four spots compared to 2015 to 81 among 136 countries.
According to the 2017 rating, the top 10 countries with the best travel and tourism competitiveness index are [...]
ASTANA, April 5 (Xinhua) — The first phase of Steppe Eagle – Spring 2017 tactical-special peacekeeping exercises kicked off at the base of Iliyskiy training centre of the Armed Forces of Kazakhstan on Wednesday.
Kazakhstan, the U.S. and British peacekeepers exercise in patrolling zones of responsibility, control of transport highways, installation of roadblocks and crowd [...]
An Agro-Industrial Export Center will be established on the basis of JSC Food Contract Corporation, according to the Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan Gulmira Issayeva during the meeting of the Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov and Deputy PM, Minister of Agriculture Askar Myrzakhmetov with diplomatic corps, Kazinform correspondent reports.
“In his address Head of State [...]
A joint mission of the European Commission (EC) and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) visited Kyrgyzstan March 28-31 with the aim of solving the problems the uranium production legacy poses to the country’s environment. Min-Kush, Shekaftar and Mailuu-Suu were defined as top priority sites for environmental remediation.
“We appreciate the genuine commitment of [...]
An international symposium of the representatives of the Kazakhstan and U.S. Armed Forces was held in the city of Tampa. Logistics support issues were on agenda of the event. As the press service of the Defense Ministry informed, the participants discussed mutual cooperation and exchange of experience in logistics support field.
The central [...]
The earnings of the national companies of Kazakhstan have increased due to massive cuts to spending, Kazinform learnt from finprom.kz.
In 2016, cumulative net income of the national companies comprised 240bln tenge.
Positive dynamics in 2016 was gained thanks to effective activity of the national companies within the first three quarters of the year. In [...]
The March 13-24 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations headquarters in New York praised approaches taken by Kazakhstan to increase employment and boost women’s entrepreneurship in rural areas, reported the press service of KazAgro National Management Holding.
Deputy Chairperson of KazAgro Aigul Mukhamadiyeva spoke about the [...]
Kazakh Minister of Foreign Affairs Kairat Abdrakhmanov told a gathering of the country’s diplomats and high-level government officials March 27 that strengthening economic diplomacy in implementing the nation’s five institutional reforms connected to its third stage modernisation is the ministry’s primary mission.
“Strengthening of economic diplomacy is the principal task of the whole system of [...]
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev addressed the duration of his presidential term and other questions during a March 16 meeting with national print and television journalists.
Nazarbayev cited former Prime Minister of the UK Margaret Thatcher’s famous quote: “I will stay until I am tired of it. So long as Britain needs me, I shall never [...]
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