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Kazakhstan in WTO: what changes have taken place in 4 years

In an interview with Kazakh Vice Minister of Trade and Integration Zhanel Kushukova, the Strategy2050.kz news agency digs into major changes in Kazakhstan’s trade following WTO accession. The interviewee speaks about how Kazakhstan shapes e-commerce as…

‘Ground Zero’: Report from the former Semipalatinsk Test Site in Kazakhstan

Every year on August 29, at the initiative of Kazakhstan, the UN and its Member States mark the International Day against Nuclear Tests. This year, the Day coincides with the 70th anniversary of the first atomic bomb test at the Semipalatinsk test site…

China invested $1.5 bn in Kazakhstan’s economy

The volume of mutual trade between the two countries in the first half of 2019 increased by 31% and reached 6.8 billion US dollars. Annual investment flows of China increase by an average of 22%. China remains one of the largest foreign trade partners …

President met with National Public Trust Board’s members

Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokaev held meetings with members of the National Public Trust Board, the Akorda press service reports.While meeting with the well-known public figure, publicist Seidakhmet Kuttykadam, the current aspects of the work of the …

Europe Loses Ground On Measles Eradication Efforts

Measles cases in Europe are soaring, with four countries losing their elimination status due to outbreaks, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).Cases of the highly contagious yet preventable disease climbed to nearly 90,000 in 48 European c…

Aidyn Ashuev appointed chairman of Treasury Committee of the Ministry of Finance

By order of the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Aidyn Ashuev was appointed chairman of the Treasury Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan on a rotational basis.Aidyn Ashuev was born in 1976 in Almaty.He g…

Work on writing off penalties and fines for all citizens completed – National Bank

Aug. 29 at the press conference in the Government, Deputy Chairman of the National Bank Oleg Smolyakov spoke about the implementation of the Presidential Decree to reduce the debt burden of citizens.As Smolyakov noted, in the framework of the implement…