CIS universities to hold video conference to discuss COVID-19 impact on national economies MINSK. KAZINFORM CIS universities will hold an international video conference to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the national economies of the CIS countries on 26 May, BelTA learned from the organizers.
Development of LegalTech established at AIFC NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The first meeting of the AIFC Advisory Council on the Development of LegalTech (AIFC LawTech Advisory Council) with the participation of the AIFC Governor was held at the Astana International Financial Centrе (AIFC), Kazinform reports.
Caravanserai, solar power stations to be built in Turkestan rgn TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM - At the end of 2019, Turkestan region, with an indicator of 138.5% compared to the previous year, took 2nd place among the regions of Kazakhstan in terms of attracting investments. In total, over the past year, KZT441 billion of investments were directed to the economy of the region, Kazinform reports with the reference to the press service of the regional Akimat.
Kazakhstan increases export of chemical goods to Azerbaijan via railways NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The volume of import-export cargo turnover between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan via railway amounted to 26,320 tons over the period from January through February 2020, which is 174,960 tons less compared to the same period of 2019 (201,280 tons), a representative of Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development told Trend.
S. Korean economy shrinks 1.4 pct in Q1 amid virus fallout, sharpest contraction since 2008 SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's economy shrank 1.4 percent on-quarter in the first quarter of this year, as the coronavirus pandemic crippled industrial output, consumer spending and job markets, the Bank of Korea (BOK) said Thursday.
S. Korea's economy seen contracting 1.81 pct in Q1: poll SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's economy is expected to report a 1.81 percent on-quarter contraction in the first quarter of the year, a poll showed Monday, as the coronavirus pandemic crippled industrial output, consumer spending and job markets in Asia's fourth-largest economy.
Uzbekistan eyes to export textile products to Japanese market BAKU. KAZINFORM Uzbekistan's officials held negotiations with Masahiro Yagi, the president of Yagiharu Co., Ltd trading company, which were organized via a videoconference, Trend reports with reference to the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Tokyo.