Search Results for 2014/12/20

Economic News in Brief

…in 2014-2020. Of those, 64 companies are planned for sale in 2014, one of which will enter the people’s IPO; the other companies should be sold through a bidding process,”…

EBRD Advises Kazakhstan to Focus on Preparing for Better Times

…by collapsing oil prices – close to a 70-percent loss since the beginning of 2014 and continued weakening in 2016, said EBRD Associate Director and regional lead economist Dr. Agris…

Investors See Risk, but Stay Put in Wake of Tenge Devaluation

…A Bloomberg index of 20 emerging market exchange rates has weakened by 10 percent over the past 12 months, and this month dropped to the lowest level since 2009. Winding…

Poland Eager to Expand Cooperation with Kazakhstan, Ambassador Says

…mining gear, chemical products, make-up, furniture, agricultural produce, fruits and vegetables. I can say in the past two years we have expanded this trade quite successfully, although in 2014 we…

Astana Hosts International Wheelchair Dance Competition

…dance their way to the top at the 2014 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Wheelchair Dance Sport (WDS) Kazakhstan Open. This WDS competition was the last licensing event on the road…

A New Step Forward to Greater Regional and Global Security

…world order and by promoting the peace-building initiatives of President Nursultan Nazarbayev. A new step in this direction has been the signing on May 6, 2014 at the UN headquarters…

Schengen visa applications from Kazakh citizens increase 26 percent since 2016

…has not marked drastic changes except for the one decrease in 2016, which compared to 2014 and 2018, was about a 25-percent decrease and increase, respectively. Yet, if we look…

Astana hosts Battle of the Bars competition

…in some work. It takes about 20-30 minutes a day trying to be active and trying to get fit. I think we need to change this culture not only in…

Bulgaria Seeks to Deepen Relations with Kazakhstan

…bilateral ties between Kazakhstan and Bulgaria called Road Map 2014,” he said. “The plan includes a few projects that would strengthen relations between the two nations to a point we…

Conference Marks UN World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

…national dialogue in September 2014. In August 2014, IOM and partner government agencies will launch a project on improving identification and referral of victims of trafficking, including comprehensive training for…