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President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. NAZARBAYEV

More than 55K apartments built in Kazakhstan for 7 months 13 August 16:20
Following the results of 7 months this year, 6.5 million square meters of housing have been commissioned, which makes 96.3% of the same period in 2018. The percentage of housing commissioned by the annual plan is 50% (plan - 13.0 million square meters).

  • Asian countries’ interest in investment coop with Kazakhstan rises 27 June 12:47
  • Kazakhstan is attracting most investors in CA 21 June 16:43 Investments are key to developing the economy of Kazakhstan, with the country making efforts to enhance its business climate and mechanisms for interacting with investors. With over 320 billion dollars of investments been drawn in the country’s economy since independence, Kazakhstan is seen as a regional leader in attracting foreign investments.
  • India invested in Kazakhstan $317 mln 17 June 14:30 India remains one of the key trade, economic and investment partners of Kazakhstan in South Asia. Over 2005-2018, the gross inflow of foreign direct investment from India into the Kazakh economy amounted 317 million US dollars, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan informed.
  • Japan brings in quality to Kazakhstan 11 June 17:53 With the Investment Committee and the Kazakh Embassy to Japan and Kazakh Invest National Company working alongside on around 20 projects, Kazakhstan and Japan share the mutual interest and prospects for cooperation in petrochemistry, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, energy, information technology and innovation. Read more about the state of the Kazakh-Japan relations in the review of the Information Agency.
  • Some Japanese companies may appear in Kazakhstan 05 June 13:17 The Kazakh delegation contributed to the 25th international conference on The Future of Asia held in Tokyo, Japan. The delegation composed of ambassadors-at-large Yerlan Khairov and Batyrkhan Kurmanseit and representatives of Kazakh Invest national company held talks with the leading technological companies and organizations of Japan.
  • Kazakh President declares moratorium on establishing new state companies in economy 24 May 15:04 Kazakh President, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, held a session of the National Investor Council (NIC), the press service of Akorda informed.
  • Future of automotive industry: share of global sales of cars using alternative technologies could reach 89% 23 May 14:38 Today, 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 Information Agency.
  • Hungary, Kazakhstan discuss business, investment cooperation in Nur-Sultan 29 April 14:59 Nur-Sultan has hosted the Kazakh-Hungarian Business Investment Forum as part of the visit of Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister – Finance Minister of Hungary, Mihaly Varga, featuring the attendance of Kazakh National Economy Minister, Ruslan Dalenov, and Kazakh Vice Foreign Minister Yermek Kosherbayev. The event has brought together over 150 business representatives of the two countries, including 100 Hungarian businessmen. The Forum saw Kazakhstan’s investment and capacities and export potential, the joint cooperation’s benefits and prospects to promote the trade and economic relations between the two countries. For more, read the article below.
  • Kazakhstan, Germany step up trade and economic cooperation 15 April 12:26 The Kazakhstan-Germany intergovernmental working group opened the 12th session in Berlin with trade and economic cooperation issues at stake, marking the Kazakh Foreign Ministry’s first ever participation as the main holder. The Ministry has been seeing to attracting foreign investments and promoting Kazakh exports abroad. Yermek Kosherbayev, the Deputy Foreign Minister – Co-Chairman of the Kazakh part of the intergovernmental working group, spearheaded the Kazakh delegation, meanwhile the German delegation was led by Ekhart Franz, the Deputy Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Co-Chairman of the German part of the working group.
  • Development Bank of Kazakhstan’s loan portfolio more than doubled in 5 years 11 April 17:36 Kazakhstan’s Development Bank, which is a subsidiary of “Baiterek” National Managing Holding, saw an 8.7% increase in its loan portfolio and stood at KZT1.7tln in 2018, with projects in manufacturing representing 77%. Between 2014 and 2018, the Bank’s loan portfolio rose 2-fold.
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