OECD cuts global growth forecast in 2019 on fragile European economies, weak trade ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Expected weak economic performance, notably in the eurozone, coupled with persistent risks of protectionism, would weigh on global growth this year and in 2020, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said on Wednesday, Xinhua has learned.
Kazakh short track speed skaters third in 5,000m relay at 2019 Winter Universiade ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The Kazakhstan Men's Short Track Speed Skating Team has won the bronze medal in the 5,000M relay at the Krasnoyarsk 2019 Winter Universiade, Kazinform has learned from the National Olympic Committee.
Vietnam-China-Kazakhstan-Europe rail route launched HANOI. KAZINFORM - The Embassy of Kazakhstan in Vietnam, jointly with NC Kazakhstan Temir Zholy National Company JSC (KTZ), has implemented the transport and logistics project which launched the first railway transit transport corridor along the Vietnam-China-Kazakhstan-Europe route, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Australia's economy slows sharply ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Australia's economy slowed sharply in the second half of 2018, confounding an optimistic message from the country's central bank and stoking the case for interest-rate cuts before the end of the year, according to a Dow Jones report supplied to EFE on Wednesday.
2019 Winter Universiade: Kazakhstan bags bronze in short track speed skating women's 3,000m relay ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The Kazakhstan Women's Short Track Speed Skating Team has won bronze in the 3,000M relay at the Krasnoyarsk 2019 Winter Universiade, Kazinform has learned from the National Olympic Committee.
UK, Kazakhstan to host Central Asian Research Forum on Sustainable Development, Innovation ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The Embassy of Kazakhstan in the UK informed about the upcoming Second Central Asian Research Forum on Sustainable Development and Innovation which includes two events: in the UK at Loughborough University on 18 March and in Kazakhstan at the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) on 4 April 2019, Kazinform cites the Embassy's press service.
OSCE seminar to teach one-stop-shop practice, paperless trade in Belarus ASTANA. KAZINFORM - A seminar dedicated to the development of one-stop shop and paperless trade systems in Belarus will take place on 19-21 March, BelTA learned from representatives of the National Marketing Center of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
China sets 2019 GDP growth target at between 6% and 6.5% BEIJING. KAZINFORM - China's Premier Li Keqiang delivered the Government Work Report to the second session of the 13th National People's Congress in Beijing on Tuesday morning, Kazinform correspondent has learned the highlights from chinadaily.com.cn.
Kazakhstan ratified agr't with Belarus on cooperation of defense organizations ASTANA. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the Law of Kazakhstan "On ratification of the Agreement between the Governments of Kazakhstan and Belarus on industrial, scientific and technical cooperation of defense industry organizations," the Akorda press service reports.
Kazakhstan ratified CSTO information security agr't ASTANA. KAZINFORM Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev has signed the Law of Kazakhstan "On ratification of the information security cooperation agreement of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) member states, the Akorda press service reports.
Kazakh Ambassador, Speaker of the Legislative Council of Brunei Darussalam met ASTANA. KAZINFORM On March 4, 2019, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Malaysia and Non-Resident to Brunei Darussalam Daniyar Sarekenov has met with Speaker of the Legislative Council of Brunei Darussalam Pehin Dato Abdul Rahman Taib.