Several countries in emerging Europe including Russia and Kazakhstan have discussed introducing controls to halt capital flight from the financial crisis, while others including Iceland, Nigeria and Ukraine actually have.» Read more
Kazakhstan on Thursday put forward a former industry and trade minister to head the Central Asian state’s nuclear power firm, Kazatomprom. Prime Minister Karim Masimov told reporters in the capital Astana that Vladimir Shkolnik was the government’s choice to head the key state company, making his confirmation a virtual certainty.» Read more
England are facing a mounting injury crisis ahead of their World Cup qualification matches next month.
There are serious doubts over Aaron Lennon, who needs an injection and sustained rest to deal with a groin strain, and Rio Ferdinand’s ongoing fitness problems are also causing deep concerns.
Kazakhstan, whose companies hold more debt than any former Soviet nation after Russia, may need International Monetary Fund financing to avert a “bond crisis” following defaults by three lenders, according to ING Groep NV.» Read more
Kazakhstan ranked 36th place in annual report on world competitiveness of the International Institute for Management Development (IMD). Executive secretary of Kazakh Ministry of Economy and Budget Planning Dina Shazhenova has made it public at a press conference; Kazinform reports.» Read more
BTA Bank’s debt should not be considered sovereign obligations and the government won’t fund repayments of Kazakhstan’s largest lender, according to Kairat Kelimbetov, head of the National Wellbeing Fund Samruk-Kazyna.» Read more
Kazakhstan’s foreign trade surplus narrowed more than 75% in January-March 2009 to $2.7 billion, from $8.7 billion posted in the same period of 2008, the State Statistics Agency said in a statement.» Read more
Kazakhstan has not received from NATO an offer to joint the coalition in the operation in Afghanistan, Kazakh Defense Minister Danial Akhmetov told Interfax on Friday.» Read more
XII extraordinary congress of Nur Otan People’s Democratic Party with the participation of President Nursultan Nazarbayev is to take place in Astana Independence Palace today.» Read more
The anti-crisis measures undertaken by the Kаzakhstаni government, in themselves are hardly likely to somehow change the economical situation in the country. But they will surely build to the favorable impression on the country and on its political leaders.» Read more
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Xinhua: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev signed into law the country’s gas pipeline agreement with Russia and Turkmenistan on Wednesday, according to a presidential website.» Read more
Islamic Travel Newswire Executive Editor Imtiaz Muqbil visited Kazakhstan in April as a guest of Air Astana, the national airline of Kazakhstan.» Read more
Russia-Kazakhstan partnership is a strategic recourse of moving into post-crisis future, Director General of the Russian Information and Analytical Center for Study of the Social and Political Processes in the post-Soviet space Alexey Vlasov has said at a forum of Russian and Kazakh experts in Astana today.» Read more
ASTANA. May 12. KAZINFORM /Aigul Tulekbayeva/ Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry of Kazakhstan proposed to introduce stage by stage increase in internal gas prices by 2015 in accordance with…» Read more