Economics of simple things: entrepreneurs to take loans at lower interest rate28 May 2019In a bid to develop economics of simple things and support for export, in Kazakhstan the systematic measures to scale up the share of local content in public procurements are elaborated as well as model contracts on construction and design. This was known at the Governmental session. More on that, read in the piece of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
Eurasian Economic Union: 5 years in operation28 May 2019The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), founded back in 1 January 2015 purely for economic purposes, reaps its benefits now as its member States strive to ensure free movement of products, services, capital, people, and the common policies regarding various areas, including macroeconomy and antitrust regulation. The Union expands its economic relations with non-members, trade agreements were signed with China, Iran, and so on. About the creation of the Economic Union, some of the achievements and benefits, read the review of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
Kazakhstan is frontrunner in peacekeeping initiatives24 May 2019Kazakhstan has already established itself as an active participant of major international peacekeeping processes. The country has largely contributed to the global security so far. A number of initiates to maintain peace throughout the world were put forward by first Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev in different times. After renouncing the 4th largest nuclear arsenal, Kazakhstan set its course towards peace development and seeks the ways to resolve conflicts around the globe. Take a closer peek at the peacekeeping initiatives of Kazakhstan in the article below.
Future of automotive industry: share of global sales of cars using alternative technologies could reach 89%23 May 2019Today, the automotive industry is one of the key sectors in the global economy. Worldwide, it is possible to separate out three of the most important trends in which the automotive industry develops: improving vehicle safety, reducing emissions to the environment, developing and implementing smart technologies. For information on what decisions will be taken by the EAEU member states for the development of these three trends, read the article by the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
How much money do SEZs bring to the state budget?21 May 2019Total 12 SEZs (Special Economic Zones) and 23 industrial zones operate in Kazakhstan. All of them are provided with different preferences, with their participants enjoying a full package of tax and customs preferences. Read the article below to reveal more on SEZs and IZs in the country.
AEF-2019: results of the Forum21 May 2019The XII Astana Economic Forum, the largest annual business event in Eurasia, took place in Nur-Sultan on 16-17 May. Politicians, investors, economists and world-renowned scientists discussed the global challenges of our time, focusing on the theme of this year’s Forum: “Inspiring growth: people, cities, economies”. Read more about the results of the AEF’s holding in the review piece of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
First President met with Shigeo Katsu20 May 2019Leader of the nation Nursultan Nazarbayev has received President of “Nazarbayev University” Shigeo Katsu, the press service of Akorda informed.
Yaroslav Lissovolik urges developing countries to build economic integration platforms17 May 2019Protectionism is not the only trend which is shaping the global agenda as there are other important issues for emerging countries. The countries have become more resilient in terms of their ability to navigate by adopting reforms for more sustainable growth. Within the Astana Economic Forum 2019 the experts shared their view on this relevant challenge. Read more in the review material of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
The world confronts many environmental issues - Anthony Cox17 May 2019In the exclusive interview, Anthony Cox, Deputy Director of the Environmental Directorate, OECD, talked about the current environmental issues the world faces. After underscoring Kazakhstan’s ambitious goals to deal with such issues, Anthony Cox named the countries which Kazakhstan should follow in a bid to combat such environmental issues. He also underlined the OECD’s role, that is to pull experiences through leaning from the lessons of other countries.
AEF: How will global and regional challenges be solved?16 May 2019The Astana Economic Forum (AEF) has turned into a significant international platform discussing the issues of global economy and financial system –from world investors attraction to exchange of new ideas to set an economic agenda in Kazakhstan and worldwide. This year’s AEF entitled “Inspiring Growth: People, Cities, Economies” brings together experts, politicians, business representatives and scientists from 74 countries. The Forum attracts more than 710 Kazakh and foreign media representatives from 30 countries. The key issues discussed at the Astana Economic Forum can be found in the material of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency below.
Many Kazakh women are interested in running their own business - Alexandra Akkirman16 May 2019A delegation of Kazakh women consisting of the winners of the Coca Cola Belesteri project will participate in the international exhibition EXPO-2019 in Beijing. Meetings to exchange experiences in women’s entrepreneurship, to present the project’s achievements, to tour novice entrepreneurs’ enterprises in agriculture and greenhouse business are slated for the visit between 8 and 13 June. Learn more in a brief interview with Public Affairs and Communications manager of Coca-Cola in the Caucasus and Central Asia region, Alexandra Akkirman.
What opportunities does e-trade give Kazakhstan?14 May 2019In Kazakhstan’s digitalization program e-trade is not out of sight. Certain measures are taken to demonstrate upward trends in this area. Read the article below to peek inside the country’s e-trade development.
Zhusan-2: 231 Kazakh nationals withdrawn from combat zones in Syria14 May 2019Recently, 231 Kazakh nationals were returned from combat zones in Syria, including 156 children, in the wake of the special op named “Zhusan-2”. The operation aims at ensuring Kazakhstan fulfills its commitments and Kazakh citizens stand a chance of living and developing in peace. Read more about the results of the “Zhusan-2” operation in the material of the Strategy2050.kz Information Agency.
OSCE sets up mission to follow presidential election in Kazakhstan08 May 2019On an invitation of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry, the OSCE has deployed its mission in Kazakhstan as the country holds the presidential election on 9 June 2019. The mission’s head Ambassador Urszula Józefa Gacek told about the job the mission is looking for while staying in Kazakhstan.
K.Tokayev congratulated on Ramadan06 May 2019President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, congratulated on the beginning of the Holy Month Ramadan, the press service of Akorda informed.
Kazakhstan steps up coop with Hungary, Croatia, UK, Asian countries04 May 2019Kazakhstan has been developing cooperation with Hungary for 5 years. Since then, the two countries have been actively collaborating and conduct bilateral events in a bid to step up cooperation. One of the highlights of this week was the opening of Croatia’s embassy in the Kazakh capital of Nur-Sultan, setting out the two countries’ growing cooperation. To know more about this week’s main events, read the article below.
Kazakhstan improves its anti-corruption policy03 May 2019On 3 May 2019, a working meeting of the Committee on Constitutional Legislation, Judicial System and Law Enforcement Bodies under the Senate of Parliament dealt with the issues to do with the implementation of the recommendations on the Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) attended by the heads and representatives of the Agency for Civil Service Affairs and Anti-Corruption, the National Economy Ministry, international and public organizations, the Senate of Parliament informed.
Kazakhstan stands for NPT’s full and strict implementation02 May 2019As an active proponent of nuclear disarmament and strengthened nuclear non-proliferation regime, Kazakhstan strongly supports the strict and full implementation of the provisions of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) by the Parties to the Treaty, Yerzhan Ashikbayev, a head of the Kazakh delegation, told at the opening of the 3rd preparatory meeting to the 2020 NPT Review Conference, the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed.
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