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Kazakhstan Minister of Economic Development and Trade Bakytzhan Sagintayev. Photo courtesy of government.kz
Kazakhstan invested $1 billion in Kyrgyzstan in 6 years

Kazakhstan Minister of Economic Development and Trade met with Kyrgyzstan Minister of Economy and Anti-Monopoly Policy in Astana.

Kazakhstan invested $1 billion in Kyrgyzstan in 6 years
Kyrgyzstan Minister of Economy and Antimonopoly Policy Temir Sariyev. ©Temir Sariyev
Kazakhstan prefers to invest in Kyrgyzstan banking sector

Kyrgyzstan's banking sector is the most attractive sector in the country's economy for Kazakhstan investors.

Kazakhstan prefers to invest in Kyrgyzstan banking sector
Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
South Korea will invest over $7 billion in Kazakhstan projects

South Korea will invest over $7 billion in investment projects of Kazakhstan.

South Korea will invest over $7 billion in Kazakhstan projects
© Yaroslav Radlovsky
Construction of the Kok Zhailau skiing resort to start in 2013

The share of the government in the overall investments will make up 25% ($700 million).

Construction of the Kok Zhailau skiing resort to start in 2013
Global crisis may be good for Kazakhstan economy

Expert opinions about the benefits of the global crisis for Kazakhstan's economy.

Global crisis may be good for Kazakhstan economy
Nursultan Nazarbayev with head of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Askar Mamin. Photo by Renat Tashkinbayev©
German companies considering construction of wagons-producing plant in Karaganda

German companies are ready to invest into construction of a plant for production of freight wagons.

German companies considering construction of wagons-producing plant in Karaganda
Almaty Akim Akhmetzhan Yessimov. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Almaty budget reached 415 billion tenge in 2011

Investments into the main capital of Almaty made 414.8 billion tenge ($2.8 billion) in 2011, which is 0.5 percent more than in 2010.

Almaty budget reached 415 billion tenge in 2011
Kazakhstan President's residency Akorda. Photo by Vladimir Dmitriyev©
Kazakhstan Investments Law amended

The President signed Kazakhstan Law On amendments to several legislative acts of Kazakhstan on investments.

Kazakhstan Investments Law amended
Tan Chin Tiong, professor of the Pennsylvania State University. Photo by Dmitry Khegai©
European investments into Kazakhstan will shrink

Professor of the Pennsylvania State University attended Asia 2020 workshop organized by the International Academy of Business.

European investments into Kazakhstan will shrink
Yerzhan Kazykhanov met with American businessmen
American companies respect Kazakhstan's ambition to increase its stakes in oil fields

Kazakhstan delegation met with representatives of the U.S. business community in Washington to discuss oil stakes, investments and relations with China and Russia.

American companies respect Kazakhstan's ambition to increase its stakes in oil fields
Photo courtesy of ts.1in.kz
Kazakhstan mulling investment ombudsman

A special collegiate body will address issues related to investment activities involving foreign partners.

Kazakhstan mulling investment ombudsman
James Wolfensohn (R) at Kazakh-American Investment Forum
Former head of the World Bank complimented Kazakhstan Prime-Minister

The 9th president of the World Bank, chairman of Wolfensohn&Company; James Wolfensohn took part in Kazakh-American Investment Forum-2011.

Former head of the World Bank complimented Kazakhstan Prime-Minister
Terrorist attacks in Kazakhstan will not affect relations with Islamic countries
Terrorist attacks in Kazakhstan will not affect relations with Islamic countries

Recent terrorist attacks in Kazakhstan will have absolutely no effect on the relations between Kazakhstan and OIC countries: Expert.

Terrorist attacks in Kazakhstan will not affect relations with Islamic countries
Samruk Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund Vice Chairman Aidan Karibzhanov. ©tengrinews.kz
Protection for Kazakhstan’s investments to Kyrgyzstan

According to Samruk Kazyna Sovereign Wealth Fund Vice Chairman Aidan Karibzhanov, as of the end of last year Kyrgyzstan was not among the top 20 trade partners of Kazakhstan.

Protection for Kazakhstan’s investments to Kyrgyzstan
Danish firm to invest 200 million Euro in Kazakhstan wind

Danish concern Vestas is planning to invest around 200 million Euro into construction of wind power stations in Kazakhstan.

Danish firm to invest 200 million Euro in Kazakhstan wind
Asset Issekeshev. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Kazakhstan may offer special tax regime for foreign investors injecting $500 million

Investors are to be exempted from corporate income tax, land and property tax: Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev.

Kazakhstan may offer special tax regime for foreign investors injecting $500 million
FDI to slightly diminish in 2011 due to decreasing investments into Kashagan oilfield
FDI to slightly diminish in 2011 due to decreasing investments into Kashagan oilfield

At the same time, according to him, “foreign investments into the processing sector are growing”.

FDI to slightly diminish in 2011 due to decreasing investments into Kashagan oilfield
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President Nazarbayev meets President of CITIC Group Tian Guoli

During the visit I got convinced that Kazakhstan does have a favorable legal framework for foreign investments: Tian Guoli.

President Nazarbayev meets President of CITIC Group Tian Guoli
Kyrgyz-Kazakh investment fund worth $100 million to be launched late October in Bishkek

It is expected to invest into major industries of Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyz-Kazakh investment fund worth $100 million to be launched late October in Bishkek
Asset Issekeshev. ©Yaroslav Radlovsky
Government to come up with a new nation-wide action plan to attract investments

According to Minister of Industry and Trade, every ambassador, every minister, every head of a national company, every regional governor will have a certain target to hit in terms of investments attracted.

Government to come up with a new nation-wide action plan to attract investments