EBRD contributes to improved connectivity in Central Asia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is contributing to the improvement of regional connectivity in Central Asia and beyond by supporting a major road project in central Kazakhstan, ebrd.com 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.
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.
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.
Hungarian investors plan to implement healthcare and IT projects in Shymkent NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Akim of Shymkent city Murat Aitenov met with representatives of the Hungarian company «SmartSet International Ltd.». During a meeting with the founder and chairman of the board of SmartSet International Ltd. Barnabas Reves discussed issues of cooperation, attracting investments. The visit of foreign investors was organized with the support of KAZAKH INVEST, Kazinform has learnt from the company’s press service.
2021 SCO International Investment and Trade Expo kicks off QINGDAO. KAZINFORM The inauguration ceremony of the Online Business Exhibition and Promotion of 2021 SCO International Investment and Trade Expo took place on Monday in the city of Qingdao, China, Kazinform reports. It will be held until April 27.
EBRD and Kazakhstan sign five-year cooperation agreement NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the government of Kazakhstan have agreed an Enhanced Partnership Framework Arrangement (EPFA) to boost the resilience, modernisation, digitalisation and regional integration of the national economy, with a view to speeding its recovery following the Covid-19 pandemic.