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).
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.
S. Korea, Japan begin high-level talks over trade war SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea and Japan started high-level talks in Tokyo on Monday as the first step to seek a breakthrough in settling their monthslong trade row that undermines bilateral economic ties and potentially disturbs international supply chains.
National budget revenues augment by 101.3% — Alikhan Smailov NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM In 11 months of 2019, state budget received more than 8 trillion tenge. First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Finance Alikhan Smailov reported on this at the government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, primeminister.kz reports.
ADB trims growth forecasts as Asia's biggest economies slow MANILA. KAZINFORM The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in developing Asia this year and next year as growth in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and India is weighed down by both external and domestic factors.