IMD ranked Kazakhstan 32nd in the World Competitiveness Yearbook-2012.
Kazakhstan is ranked 33rd in the Gender Equity Index 2012.
Astana did not get into the rating of the most competitive cities of the world, while Almaty was ranked 100th out of 120 cities.
Kazakhstan is ranked 68th of 185 countries in the UN Human Development Index.
The increase in volume of “junk” e-mails coming from Kazakhstan is attributed to the low level of IT security.
The most expensive accommodation in Kazakhstan in January 2012 was registered in Almaty.
Kazakhstan is ranked 65th in the ranking of the free economies of the world made by the Heritage Foundation.
Kazakhstan tennis player Galina Voskoboeva lost two lines in the WTA rating.
Independent Kazakhstan Agency for Education Quality made a list of the best universities of Kazakhstan.
According to Swiss business-school, Kazakhstan is ranked 36th in the 2011 World Competitiveness Rankings, while Russia is 49th.
MPP Consulting Agency has been running a long-term project of domestic brands assessment since the beginning of 2010.