WTO cuts forecast for 2019 trade growth NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The uncertainties facing businesses around the world as a result of a trade dispute between the US and China will lead to a sharper-than-expected slowdown in the flow of exports and imports in 2019, the World Trade Organization said Tuesday, according to a report from the Dow Jones newswires made available to EFE.
Iran to lighten duties on some imports from Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Draft Law "On the Ratification of the Temporary Agreement Leading to the Creation of a Free Trade Zone between the Eurasian Economic Union and Its Member States, for One Part, and the Islamic Republic of Iran, for the Other Part" has been considered today during an extended session of the Kazakh Senate's Committee on Economic Policy, Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Nur Otan Party’s First Deputy Chairman receives Uzbek Ambassador NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Nur Otan Party intends to intensify cooperation with the Uzbekistan Liberal Democratic Party. First Deputy Chairman of the Nur Otan Party Maulen Ashimbayev and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Uzbekistan to Kazakhstan Saidikram Niyazkhojaev discussed the development of interparty dialogue and, on the whole, further economic, cultural, and humanitarian cooperation, Kazinform cites the party's press service.
Speculation mounts over N. Korea's rocket site activity amid stalled denuclearization talks SEOUL. KAZINFORM - When South Korea's spy agency revealed last month that North Korea had been repairing its long-range rocket site, the widespread assessment was that Pyongyang began the work to get the site ready for dismantlement in anticipation of a deal from February's summit with the United States, Yonhap reports.
EU announces II Annual Media Contest EU - Kazakhstan: strengthening media partnership NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The Delegation of the European Union to Kazakhstan together with the Centre of enhancing media competence with the support of the Ministry of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan is announcing a media contest for professional study tour for Kazakhstani journalists "EU - Kazakhstan: strengthening media partnership".
Russia's Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with resupply ship installed at Baikonur spaceport MOSCOW. KAZINFORM A Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with a Progress MS-11 resupply ship has been installed at the launch pad of the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Russia's Energia Space Rocket Corporation announced on Monday.
Kazakhstan ratifies framework agreement in the sphere of energy with Uzbekistan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On ratification of the Framework Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan on some issues of cooperation in the sphere of energy," Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Akorda.
Precipitations in store for Kazakhstan Apr 2 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The greater part of Kazakhstan is predicted to face today precipitations, heavy downpours are forecast for the country's south. Patches of fog, an increase of wind, squalls, thunderstorms and hail are to linger for another day locally, Kazhydromet reports.