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ADB predicts Kazakhstan's GPD to slow down to 1.5 percent in 2015

ADB lowered its forecast for Kazakhstan's economic growth expecting a decrease in private consumption in response to higher import prices and diminished private investment.

ADB predicts Kazakhstan's GPD to slow down to 1.5 percent in 2015
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Kazakh tenge per US dollar exchange rate forecast

In September, the US dollar rate in Kazakhstan will fluctuate in the range of 265-295 tenge per one US dollar, according to Anna Bodrova.

Kazakh tenge per US dollar exchange rate forecast
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Kazakhstan budget may lose $5 bln in revenues

The budget revenues of Kazakhstan may be $5 bln short of target if the oil prices stay at $50 per barrel in 2015.

Kazakhstan budget may lose $5 bln in revenues
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Expect biting frosts in Kazakhstan!

Extreme cold is approaching Kazakhstanis this weekend.

Expect biting frosts in Kazakhstan!
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New Year weather in Kazakhstan to be snowy and frosty

On New Year holidays Kazakhstan is to expect snow and falling temperatures.

New Year weather in Kazakhstan to be snowy and frosty
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S&P about Kazakhstan's GDP growth downgrade and sovereign rating outlook

Senior Director at Standard & Poor's Sovereign Ratings division Christian Esters talks about Kazakhstan's rating outlook and downgrade of GDP growth forecast.

S&P about Kazakhstan's GDP growth downgrade and sovereign rating outlook
China's growth speeds up to 7.5%, beats expectations
China's growth speeds up to 7.5%, beats expectations

Chinese growth accelerated to a forecast-beating 7.5 percent in the second quarter, official data showed Wednesday, as government stimulus provided a much-needed boost to the world's second-largest economy.

China's growth speeds up to 7.5%, beats expectations
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Gale warning for several regions in Kazakhstan

Gale warning has been issued for several regions of Kazakhstan.

Gale warning for several regions in Kazakhstan
At least ten dead in Bulgaria flooding
At least ten dead in Bulgaria flooding

At least ten people, including a child, died in heavy floods as torrential rain lashed Bulgaria, police said.

At least ten dead in Bulgaria flooding
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At least 10 killed in powerful US tornadoes

Powerful tornadoes tearing across southern United States have killed at least 10 people, emergency officials in the states of Arkansas and Oklahoma reported late Sunday.

At least 10 killed in powerful US tornadoes
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Population of Kazakhstan's south to outnumber north four times

The population in Kazakhstan's northern regions may shrink by nearly one million people by 35 years, and become four times smaller than that of the southern areas.

Population of Kazakhstan's south to outnumber north four times
100,000 households without power in France storm
100,000 households without power in France storm

Nearly 100,000 households were without power in western France on Friday as a storm slammed into Brittany packing winds of up to 140 kilometres (90 miles) per hour.

100,000 households without power in France storm
Mass power cuts, man dead in storm-battered Britain
Mass power cuts, man dead in storm-battered Britain

Hurricane-force winds from an Atlantic storm left tens of thousands of Britons without power Thursday and one man dead, adding to widespread misery after devastating floods caused by the wettest winter in 250 years.

Mass power cuts, man dead in storm-battered Britain
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Australian wildfire razes 40 homes, one man dead

A fast-moving wildfire destroyed at least 40 homes in western Australia's Perth, officials said Monday, with one man dying as he prepared for the approaching inferno.

Australian wildfire razes 40 homes, one man dead
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Kazakhstan under extreme cold weather alert

Kazakhstan national weather service KazHydroMet has issued a extreme cold weather warning for 11 Kazakhstan Oblasts for January 4-6.

Kazakhstan under extreme cold weather alert
Snowstorm slams northeastern United States
Snowstorm slams northeastern United States

Snow, high winds and a glacial chill hit the northeastern United States Thursday as a blast of brutal wintry weather bore down on many states and major cities, snarling air traffic.

Snowstorm slams northeastern United States
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Kazakhstan expected to win one medal at Sochi Olympics

Kazakhstan national team is expected to gain only one silver medal at the Sochi Olympics.

Kazakhstan expected to win one medal at Sochi Olympics
Hungary economic 'fairy tale' comes true, or so it seems
Hungary economic 'fairy tale' comes true, or so it seems

When Hungary's economy minister predicted a year ago an economic "fairy tale" for Hungary in 2013, few believed him. But recent data from the central European country show he might have been right.

Hungary economic 'fairy tale' comes true, or so it seems
Global economy may be in 'softer patch': Lagarde
Global economy may be in 'softer patch': Lagarde

The head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, warned Tuesday the global economy may be slowing more than thought just over a month ago.

Global economy may be in 'softer patch': Lagarde
Kazakhstan Minister of Economy and Budget Planning Yerbolat Dossayev. ©primeminister.kz
GDP expected at 5% in H1 in Kazakhstan

Forecast GDP growth will make 5 percent in Kazakhstan in the first half of 2013.

GDP expected at 5% in H1 in Kazakhstan