Kazakhstan and Japan plan to develop cooperation in IT sphere NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan and Japan are planning to develop mutually profitable cooperation in IT sphere. It was agreed during the working meeting of reps of Kazakhstan’s Transtelecom JSC and Japan’s Murou System, Kazinform reports.
EBRD lends $50 million to Air Astana NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is facilitating better connectivity in the Central Asia region and beyond as well as promoting international flight safety standards by providing new funds to Kazakhstan’s flag carrier Air Astana for its investment and working capital needs, ebrd.com reports.
UNCTAD World Investment Report: Kazakhstan ranks 1st in growth of net FDI among transition economies NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Data in the «World Investment Report» of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has shown that despite the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy, Kazakhstan in 2020 showed the largest increase in net foreign direct investment among 17 countries with a transition economy and 34 landlocked countries, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
AIFC Authority and QazTrade agree to cooperate in field of e-commerce NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On August 26, a meeting of representatives of the Astana International Financial Centre (hereinafter – the AIFC), represented by the Governor Kairat Kelimbetov, and the Ministry of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan, represented by Minister Bakhyt Sultanov, took place at the AIFC.
President Tokayev meets with leadership of large Korean companies SEOUL. KAZINFORM – Following the roundtable with representative of the Korean business, Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held talks with the leadership of Samsung Electronics and Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction in Seoul, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
IMF keeps Kazakhstan’s growth forecast at 3.2% NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The spread of COVID-19 and vaccination rates are the main factors in the recovery of global economy as well as Kazakh economy, Chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Yerbolat Dossayev told a government session, Kazinform correspondent reports.
KAZAKH INVEST, Caspian Policy Center discuss expansion of cooperation between Kazakhstan and the U.S. NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Prospects of cooperation and new approaches for attracting American investments to the priority sectors of the economy of Kazakhstan were discussed during the meeting of the Chairman of the Management Board of KAZAKH INVEST Meirzhan Yussupov with the CEO of Caspian Policy Center Efgan Nifti, Kazinform has learnt from KAZAKH INVEST's press service.
Yildirim Holding to construct Kazakhstan’s first Soda Ash Plant NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The first Soda Ash Plant in Kazakhstan is to be built in Sarysu district of Zhambyl region. The project owner is Qazaq Soda LLP, a subsidiary of Yildirim Holding of Turkey. The start of the project is scheduled for the third quarter of 2021, Kazinform reports.
Belarusian Bellesbumprom's export to Kazakhstan up 28.7% in January-April MINSK. KAZINFORM In January-April 2021, companies affiliated with the Belarusian timber, woodworking, pulp and paper industry concern Bellesbumprom increased export to Kazakhstan by 28.7% year-on-year, BelTA learned from Bellesbumprom's press service.
EBRD and ACAMS to help curtail banks’ exposure to financial crime in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, or ACAMS, have joined forces to safeguard the banking and trade-finance sectors in eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
IFPА and KAZAKH INVEST sign a memorandum of cooperation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The prospects of bilateral cooperation in the field of attracting foreign investors to the food industry were discussed during the meeting of the Chairman of the Board of «NC «KAZAKH INVEST» JSC Meirzhan Yussupov with the General Director of the INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC FOOD PROCESSING ASSOCIATION Sheikh Bilal Khan.