France's Renault to slash around 15,000 jobs worldwide PARIS. KAZINFORM France's second leading carmaker Renault on Friday announced that it would cut 14,600 posts worldwide and reduce production capacity over the next three years in order to save 2 billion euros (2.22 billion U.S. dollars) and focus on profitable segments of activities.
Alibaba's online market to sponsor 100,000 influencers worldwide HANGZHOU. KAZINFORM AliExpress, a global online retail marketplace and part of Alibaba Group, announced on Thursday that it will empower over 100,000 content creators and influencers worldwide to bring new jobs and help them generate incomes to recover from the global economic downturn caused by COVID-19.
Government, local authorities to revive SMEs – Head of State NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Government will closely cooperate with local authorities to bring back to life Kazakhstani SMEs amid the coronavirus pandemic, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said during the Friday session of the State Commission for State of Emergency, Kazinform reports.
Verny Capital Group of Companies donates $1mn for fight with coronavirus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Verny Capital Group of Companies informed of its decision to donate $1mn in order to back the stimulus package announced by the President and the Government for stabilizing the economic and social situation in the country amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Samsung plans to release 5G smartphones in over 40 countries this year SEOUL. KAZINFORM Samsung Electronics Co. plans to release its 5G smartphones in more than 40 countries this year, a company official said Wednesday, as the South Korean tech giant seeks to further expand its global presence amid the rise of the next-generation mobile service.
Vice PM, reps of Association of European Businesses hold talks NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - During a meeting with representatives of the Association of European Businesses Deputy Prime Minister Roman Sklyar spoke about the favorable investment climate in the country, the press service of the Prime Minister informs.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev meets with Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer MUNICH. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev met with president and founder of Eurasia Group Ian Bremmer on the margins of the 56th Munich Security Conference in Germany, Kazinform has learnt from the president’s press service.
4th EU-Kazakhstan High-Level Business Platform focusses on partnership agreement, investment climate NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The EU-Kazakhstan High-Level Platform of dialogue on economic and business matters held its fourth meeting in Nur-Sultan on 5 February, chaired by Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin.
Kazakh businessman implements innovative project together with KAZAKH INVEST NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A Kazakh company is implementing an innovative investment project for utilization of rice husk in Almaty region together with KAZAKH INVEST. The representatives of the national company and Biocarbon LLP have signed the corresponding agreement.