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Producers of milk and butter mislead consumers: Kazakhstan's Agriculture Minister

Kazakhstan’s Minister of Agriculture Asylzhan Mamytbekov has talked about dairy products, particularly milk and butter, at the Food Security Conference held in Astana on March 13.

Producers of milk and butter mislead consumers: Kazakhstan's Agriculture Minister
Shelves that read "Made in Kazakhstan" in one of Aktobe stores ©rikatv.kz/evrika
Made in Kazakhstan -- viral video makes headlines

A video carrying a message of buying Kazakhstan-made products has appeared in the Kazakh Internet space.

Made in Kazakhstan -- viral video makes headlines
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Consumer Rights fight against fake-halal goods in Kazakhstan

Consumer Rights Protection Agency continues battling with fake-halal goods.

Consumer Rights fight against fake-halal goods in Kazakhstan
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Chain of halal shops may open in Astana

A chain of specialized halal shops may soon open in every neighborhood of Astana.

Chain of halal shops may open in Astana
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European alcohol ban in Kazakhstan a hasty decision: KazAlko

KazAlko Association considers ban of European alcohol import to Kazakhstan a hasty decision.

European alcohol ban in Kazakhstan a hasty decision: KazAlko
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Possible inflation risks: National Bank

In view of the devaluation of the national currency - the tenge, the central bank of Kazakhstan believes that escalation of inflation is quite possible.

Possible inflation risks: National Bank
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Kazakhstan Central Bank Governor on consumer loan rates and NPLs

Kazakhstan Central Bank is negotiating with second-tier banks to reduce the NPLs figure down to 15% by January 1, 2015 from the current 35.8%.

Kazakhstan Central Bank Governor on consumer loan rates and NPLs
Gennady Onishchenko. ©RIA Novosti
Russian 'trade war' official dismissed

The Russian government has dismissed the head of the consumer protection agency, a notorious official best known for waging apparent trade wars against the country's neighbours.

Russian 'trade war' official dismissed
Tablet advertising leaves smartphones in the dust
Tablet advertising leaves smartphones in the dust

Mobile advertising is soaring and growing in sophistication, industry analysts say, but the money is pouring into tablets at a much faster rate than their smaller smartphone rivals.

Tablet advertising leaves smartphones in the dust
Head of Kazakhstan Statistics Agency Alikhan Smailov. Photo courtesy of pm.kz
Kazakhstan Statistics Agency explains jewelry and fur coats in consumer price index

Presence of gold and silver jewelry, fur coats and gyms in the index raised eyebrows of many members of the Kazakhstan Parliament.

Kazakhstan Statistics Agency explains jewelry and fur coats in consumer price index
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Internet users seeking more 'invisibility': study

Consumer efforts to protect personal data and remain "invisible" online is leading to a "data blackhole" that could adversely impact digital advertisers.

Internet users seeking more 'invisibility': study
Kazakhstan’s Central Bank Governor criticizing those taking consumer loans
Kazakhstan’s Central Bank Governor criticizing those taking consumer loans

According to him, people tend to overestimate their earning abilities.

Kazakhstan’s Central Bank Governor criticizing those taking consumer loans

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