WTO opens NGO accreditation for Kazakhstan Ministerial Conference GENEVA. KAZINFORM The WTO has opened the accreditation process for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) wishing to attend the 12th Ministerial Conference, which will be held in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from 8 to 11 June 2020, the WTO’s official website reads.
OneWeb and AIFC sign partnership to accelerate connectivity in Kazakhstan LONDON. KAZINFORM OneWeb, the global communications company, whose goal is to connect everyone everywhere, has announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), the largest financial hub in Central Asia, to accelerate broadband connectivity in Kazakhstan.
Minister of Finance holds meeting on implementation of investment policy in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance Alikhan Smailov chaired a discussion on the implementation of investment policies in the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the prime minister’s press service.
Kazakhstan partakes in 30th meeting of ECO regional planning council TEHRAN. KAZINFORM - The Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Islamic Republic of Iran - Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Organization for Economic Cooperation (ECO) Mr. Askhat Orazbayon behalf of the Republic of Kazakhstantakes part at the 30th meeting of the ECO Regional Planning Council being held in Tehran.
WB increases its GDP growth forecast for Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - World Bank has increased its GDP growth forecast for Kazakhstan for 2020 announcing it to be 3.7 percent compared to 3.2 percent previously, Trend reports with reference to the January Global Economic Prospects report published by World Bank (WB).
EBRD looking for expansion in Uzbekistan BAKU. KAZINFORM Following the second office opening in Andijan city of Uzbekistan, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is indeed looking at further expansion in the East of the country, representative of EBRD told Trend in an interview.
External debt of Samruk-Kazyna companies to decrease by US650 mln. NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The external debt of the group of companies of the Samruk-Kazyna JSC expected to decrease in 2019 by US650 million as part of measures to improve the financial stability of the Fund, developed on behalf of the Chairman of the Board of the Fund, Akhmetzhan Yessimov, the Fund's press service informed.
Eurasia new opportunity for Iran's foreign trade BIRJAND. KAZINFORM - An official with Iran's Trade Development Organization said on Wednesday that conclusion of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on preferential tariffs with Eurasian states is a suitable opportunity for the country's foreign trade, IRNA reports.
Kazakh National Bank issues commemorative coins NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan issued commemorative coins Qasteev Búrkitshi part of «Fine Arts of Kazakhstan» series in the denomination of KZT 500 and commemorative coins I. Jansúgirov. 125 jyl, S. Seifýllin. 125 jyl, B. Mailin. 125 jyl, T. Rysqulov. 125 jyl from «Outstanding Events and People» series with a face value of KZT100, Kazinform reports.
National budget revenues augment by 101.3% — Alikhan Smailov NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In 11 months of 2019, state budget received more than 8 trillion tenge. First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance Alikhan Smailov reported on this at the government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, primeminister.kz reports.
ADB looks to introduce block heating technology in Kazakhstan BAKU. KAZINFORM Asian Development Bank (ADB) is planning to install power stations for the block heaters in five locations in Kazakhstan's Nur-Sultan city and equip 100 cars to demonstrate the technology and its impact to help decarbonize the city, a representative of ADB told Trend.