The number of foreign businesses operating in Kazakhstan increased 25 percent in the last year to 3,400, according to finprom.kz.
With the number of all businesses increasing 7 percent, the share of foreign companies increased from 5.9 percent to 6.9 percent over the last year.
“According to analysts, the growth of foreign companies accelerated inflows [...]
Kazakhstan became the 48th country that joined the Declaration on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, and an associated participant of the OECD Investment Committee, Kazinform reports.
According to the KAZAKH INVEST national company press service, joining the Declaration and participating in the OECD Investment Committee is testimony [...]
Today Astana opened its 10th Astana Economic Forum. The theme of the meeting is New Energy – New Economy. The participants of the Forum will discuss issues of sustainable economic growth, international trade and innovation.
Representatives from the world’s economic community, including heads of state, business leaders and figures from the scientific world, gathered in the [...]
Majilis Speaker Nurlan Nigmatulin met with President of OSCE PA Christine Muttonen in Astana on June 15, reports Kazinform. The meeting took place on the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s full-fledged membership in the OSCE.
Earlier, the OSCE unveiled its pavilion at EXPO 2017. Mr Nigmatulin stressed that participation of such reputable organization as OSCE in [...]
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is financing a second solar park in Kazakhstan following the 50MW Burnoye Solar 1 established in April 2014.
The second park, known as Burnoye Solar 2, is also 50MW and will be located in the Zhambyl region. Once combined, the two parks will create one of the [...]
The Astana Economic Forum (AEF) themed New Energy – New Economy will be held in the Kazakh capital on June 15-16.
A plenary session with the participation of Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev and a meeting with leading global experts and economists, including Nobel Prize winners, are scheduled to take place within the framework of [...]
A unified tourist information call center has been launched in Kazakh capital, the city official website reports. The main advantage of the new service is integration with the Astana akimat situation center.
Call center. Free of charge:8 800 080 38 38.
The long journey of the EXPO 2017 mobile pavilion has come to an end in the capital of Finland.
From February through June, the Caravan of the International Specialized Exhibition Astana EXPO 2017 “Future Energy” visited cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Rome, Milan, Zurich, Paris, London, Amsterdam, Vienna, Prague, Berlin, Warsaw, Vilnius, and Helsinki. The [...]
According to Rapil Zhoshybayev, Kazakhstan’s National EXPO 2017 Commissioner, 115 countries and 22 international organizations will participate in EXPO 2017 in Astana. This number exceeded the expectations of the EXPO’s organizing company.
To fulfill the task of the head of state aimed at attracting countries and international organisations to the exhibition, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs [...]
Kazakhstan climbed from 47th to 32th place in the IMD World Competitiveness ranking, evaluating business efficiency, public finance and domestic economy. The new ranking shows Kazakhstan surpassing states such as Spain, Saudi Arabia, Poland, Portugal, Italy, Russia, Turkey and Ukraine.
“Kazakhstan has demonstrated the greatest progress on public finances and domestic economy indicators. The public [...]
11 more hotels will be opened in Astana ahead of the EXPO 2017, media center of Astana administration says.
According to Deputy Director of LLP Astana Convention Center Askar Adambekov, there are 180 hotels and 45 hostels in Astana today. 11 more new hotels and 400 hostels will be opened additionally ahead of the EXPO [...]
The 49th session of the Ad Hoc Working Group for development of a convention on the Caspian Sea’s legal status is scheduled to be held June 1-2 in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, the Turkmen government said in a message May 27.
The session will be held at the level of deputy foreign ministers of the Caspian states.
Robots will start working at the uranium plant of the Kazatomprom national atomic company in the South Kazakhstan region by the end of the year. The robots will perform various activities, including drying, loading and shipping products. The first robot will be purchased on a competitive basis in the near future.
“This is very important, [...]
The World Bank released a report which predicts Kazakhstan’s economic growth will pick up slowly in the medium term, but highlights it will remain much lower than before 2014. The report adds real GDP rates will be around 3 percent in 2017-2019.
In the last year, the nation’s economy suffered from a slowdown in global [...]
The Arab Islamic American Summit was held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 20-21. On the sidelines of the Summit, President Nazarbayev met with a few presidents and leaders. In particular, the Head of State met with U.S. President Donald Trump. The sides discussed the main areas of cooperation in trade-economic, political and cultural-humanitarian sectors as [...]
The Government of Kazakhstan announced the launch of Solar Resources Atlas atlassolar.kz, a new online application for the mapping of Kazakhstan solar energy potential. The new interactive electronic resource was developed by local company Sapa Pro&Tech in the frame of a joint project of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Energy and the United Nations Development Programme.
The Atlas was [...]
Starting next month Kazakh scientists will be able to undergo nuclear security training at the new nuclear security training center in Almaty, Kazinform correspondent reports.
The decision to establish the first nuclear security training center in Kazakhstan and Central Asia was made in 2009. And its conceptual project was introduced in 2011. The construction began [...]
Kazakhstan is working on a program that will help develop medical tourism in the country, Minister of Healthcare Yelzhan Birtanov said at a press conference at the Government on Thursday.
“As for medical tourism, this is a new direction for us. We’ve decided that it will be one of the directions within the framework of [...]
U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan George A. Krol shared his thoughts on the possibility of expanding bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and his country, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Ambassador Krol believes that Kazakhstan and the U.S. should expand the potential of bilateral cooperation in various spheres.
In his words, in terms of investment the U.S. mainly focuses its [...]
Today, Kazakhstani delegation headed by Rapil Zhoshibayev, High Commissioner for Expo 2017, attended a regular session of the Executive Committee of Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) in Paris, the press-service of Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs reports.
The members of the committee were reported on preparation for “Astana 2017″, “Beijing 2019″, “Dubai 2020″ expositions and discussed the [...]
- Number of foreign companies in Kazakhstan increases 25 percent in the past year
- Kazakhstan joins OECD Declaration on International Investment
- Astana Economic Forum kicks off today
- OSCE PA delegation visits Astana on Kazakhstan’s 25th anniversary of membership
- EBRD finances 50MW solar park in Kazakhstan