Global economy has entered recession amid coronavirus pandemic: IMF WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM The International Monetary Fund said Friday that the global economy has fallen into a recession, with economic and social activities increasingly curtailed in many countries in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
ADB ready to assist Kazakhstan in fight against pandemic, National Economy Ministry NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - March 25 Minister of National Economy Ruslan Dalenov, President of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Masatsugu Asakawa, representatives of the National Bank held a conference call, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the National Economy Ministry.
Verny Capital Group of Companies donates $1mn for fight with coronavirus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Verny Capital Group of Companies informed of its decision to donate $1mn in order to back the stimulus package announced by the President and the Government for stabilizing the economic and social situation in the country amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Timur Kulibayev, Kairat Boranbayev to donate 1bn tenge for fight with coronavirus consequences NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Chairman of the Presidium of the Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan Timur Kulibayev and businessman Kairat Boranbayev decided to donate KZT 1 billion to fight the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, the press service of Atameken Union informed.
Annual commodity turnover with Uzbekistan exceeds $2.7 bln NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM. In January - December 2019 trade between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan amounted to USD2.75 billion, an increase of 10.6% compared with January – December 2018 (USD2.49 billion), Kazinform reported with the reference to finprom.kz.
Kazakhstan to build 23,000 apartments through public investments in 2020 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 15 mln of housing or 150,000 dwellings will be built this year through all the sources of financing in Kazakhstan. 1.3 mln of housing or 23,000 apartments will be built through public investments in 2020, the Industry and Infrastructure Development Ministry’s press service reports.
425 tonnes of Iranian fruits denied entry into Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Phyto-sanitary control state inspectors of the Kazakh Agriculture Ministry suppressed 26 attempts of illegal entry of 560 tonnes of plant products of high pest risk from Russia and Iran during the period of February 17-24, the Ministry’s press service reports.
Government of Kazakhstan, National Bank make joint statement on global oil market NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the National Bank made joint statement on global oil market and measures to ensure macroeconomic stability, Kazinform has learnt from the Prime Minister’s press service.
Kazakhstan prepares to negotiate accession to Government Procurement Agreement GENEVA. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan informed the Committee on Government Procurement at its meeting held at the close of February of the progress it has made to initiate negotiations to join the WTO plurilateral Government Procurement Agreement (GPA).
Belarusian MAZ, Pozhsnab ship batch of fire trucks to Kazakhstan MINSK. KAZINFORM The Belarusian automobile engineering company MAZ in association with the fire-fighting equipment manufacturer Pozhsnab has dispatched a batch of fire trucks and emergency vehicles to Kazakhstan, the MAZ press service told BelTA.