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.
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.
The budget revenues of Kazakhstan may be $5 bln short of target if the oil prices stay at $50 per barrel in 2015.
Extreme cold is approaching Kazakhstanis this weekend.
On New Year holidays Kazakhstan is to expect snow and falling temperatures.
Senior Director at Standard & Poor's Sovereign Ratings division Christian Esters talks about Kazakhstan's rating outlook and downgrade of GDP growth forecast.
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.
Gale warning has been issued for several regions of Kazakhstan.
At least ten people, including a child, died in heavy floods as torrential rain lashed Bulgaria, police said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kazakhstan national weather service KazHydroMet has issued a extreme cold weather warning for 11 Kazakhstan Oblasts for January 4-6.
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.
Kazakhstan national team is expected to gain only one silver medal at the Sochi Olympics.
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.
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.
Forecast GDP growth will make 5 percent in Kazakhstan in the first half of 2013.
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