Kazakhstan partakes in 30th meeting of ECO regional planning council TEHRAN. KAZINFORM - The Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Islamic Republic of Iran - Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Organization for Economic Cooperation (ECO) Mr. Askhat Orazbayon behalf of the Republic of Kazakhstantakes part at the 30th meeting of the ECO Regional Planning Council being held in Tehran.
WB increases its GDP growth forecast for Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - World Bank has increased its GDP growth forecast for Kazakhstan for 2020 announcing it to be 3.7 percent compared to 3.2 percent previously, Trend reports with reference to the January Global Economic Prospects report published by World Bank (WB).
New solar power plant commissioned in Karaganda region KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM - A new 'green' project is implemented in the village of Kengir near Zhezkazgan, Karaganda region. The fourth solar power plant in the region with a capacity of 10 MW was commissioned in December last year. 29436 solar panels have been installed on an area of 20 hectares. The panels are capable of producing 14 million kW/h per year, Kazinform reports.
Minsk agrees to supply first batch of oil from Russia, at non-premium price - Belneftekhim MINSK. KAZINFORM - Belarus has agreed to supply the first batch of Russian oil at a price without a premium; in the near future, the country will receive the necessary volumes of raw materials for the non-stop operation of Belarusian refineries in January, Belneftekhim said in a statement on Saturday.
EBRD looking for expansion in Uzbekistan BAKU. KAZINFORM Following the second office opening in Andijan city of Uzbekistan, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is indeed looking at further expansion in the East of the country, representative of EBRD told Trend in an interview.
External debt of Samruk-Kazyna companies to decrease by US650 mln. NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The external debt of the group of companies of the Samruk-Kazyna JSC expected to decrease in 2019 by US650 million as part of measures to improve the financial stability of the Fund, developed on behalf of the Chairman of the Board of the Fund, Akhmetzhan Yessimov, the Fund's press service informed.
Kazakhstan makes arrangements with Russian Transneft to supply oil to Belarus MINSK. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan has come to an arrangement with the Russian oil transport company Transneft on oil deliveries to Belarus, BelTA learned from Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Belarus Askar Beisenbayev during a press conference held on 26 December on the occasion of Kazakhstan Independence Day.
Eurasia new opportunity for Iran's foreign trade BIRJAND. KAZINFORM - An official with Iran's Trade Development Organization said on Wednesday that conclusion of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on preferential tariffs with Eurasian states is a suitable opportunity for the country's foreign trade, IRNA reports.