Belarus, Kazakhstan seek closer cooperation in exchange trade MINSK. KAZINFORM An agreement to step up cooperation in electronic exchange trading has been reached following the online talks between the leadership of the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) and the Astana Universal Commodity Exchange, BelTA learned from the BUCE press service.
Kazakhstan’s rural dwellers to receive loans for businesses that contribute to conservation of biodiversity NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Second phase of the Eco-Damu Loan Program (the Program) for the period of 2020-2024 was launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kazakhstan, jointly with the Forestry and Wildlife Committee of the Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan (the Ministry) and the Fund of Financial Support for Agriculture (the Fund).
Brent crude oil price exceeds $56 per barrel on London’s ICE first since Feb 25 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The price of futures contracts of Brent crude oil for March 2021 delivery went up by 3.11% on London's ICE on Friday trading compared with the previous closing to $56.07 per barrel, surpassing $56 per barrel for the first time since February 25, 2020, according to the trading data.
Kazakhstan joins World Logistics Passport as hub for Central Asia DUBAI/ALMATY. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan is boosting its position as a trade hub for Europe and Asia by joining the World Logistics Passport (WLP), a major Dubai initiative established to increase trading opportunities between developing markets.
PM Mamin launches production of Yutong buses in Saran NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister Askar Mamin took part in the opening ceremony of the QazTehna plant for the production of buses, electric buses and special equipment in the city of Saran, Karaganda region, Kazinform has learnt from primeminister.kz.
Kazakhstan's import of chemicals from Turkey surges BAKU. KAZINFORM The export of chemical products from Turkey to Kazakhstan increased by 14.6 percent in the past 8 months of 2020, compared to the same period of 2019, having made up slightly over $61.2 million, the Turkish Ministry of Trade told Trend on Sept.30.
U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan and USAID celebrate 10th Anniversary of GEW in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Future Growth Initiative, and MOST Business Incubatormarked the successful completion of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) 2020 in Kazakhstan. This year, GEW was held from November 16-22.
OPEC+ monitoring committee to meet on January 4 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The meeting of the OPEC+ Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) was postponed from December 17 to January 4 of the next year, the OPEC Secretariat said on Monday. The OPEC+ ministerial meeting to determine oil production levels for February will be held on the same day.
New CAREC Gender Strategy to promote women’s empowerment MANILA. KAZINFORM Ministers and senior officials from the 11 member countries of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program have endorsed a new strategy to promote women’s empowerment by ensuring regional projects address women’s needs and provide equal access to benefits and opportunities.
UNDP and National Economy Ministry defined priorities of cooperation under new Country Programme for 2021-2025 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM A virtual meeting was held between UNDP Resident Representative in Kazakhstan, Yakup Beris, and the Minister of National Economy of Kazakhstan, Ruslan Dalenov, to assess key outcomes of the closing Country Programme cycle (2016-2020) and to define priority areas of cooperation under the new Country Programme for 2021-2025.