Kazakhstan’s foreign trade turnover hits $48.7bn in 7 months NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The foreign trade turnover has equaled 48.7 billion dollars in Kazakhstan following 7 months of 2020, Ruslan Dalenov, National Economy Minister, told the Wednesday government session, Kazinform correspondent reports.
World Bank's bid to reduce global poverty challenged by pandemic WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM The World Bank's goal to reduce the global extreme poverty rate to 3 percent by 2030 is encountering greater difficulty due to the severe blow dealt to developing economies by the coronavirus pandemic, a vice president of the Washington-based lender said in a recent interview.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Launches U.S.-Kazakhstan Business Council WASHINGTON, D.C. KAZINFORM The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on September 1 announced the launch of the U.S.-Kazakhstan Business Council (USKZBC) with the goal of advancing economic and commercial cooperation between the United States and the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Working from home may wipe £480B off UK economy: Study LONDON. KAZINFORM - A new study released Sunday found that if British workers do not return to their offices, £480 billion ($641 billion) could be wiped off the UK economy, while a separate study suggested that a four-day work week could create 500,000 new jobs, Anadolu Agency reports.
Costa Rica requests $1.75 bln worth of aid from IMF HAVANA. KAZINFORM - Costa Rican authorities made a decision to request a $1.75 billion worth of aid from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in a bid to overcome the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, El Pais website reported Saturday, TASS reports.