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Kazakhstan to limit payments in foreign currency

Kazakhstan will limit the turnover in the foreign exchange market, the relevant law was signed the yesterday by the country's President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The amendment to the Law "On Currency Regulation and …

New meeting on Syria to be held in Astana this year

There is no exact date of the next meeting on Syria in Astana, official representative of Kazakh Foreign Ministry Aybek Smadiyarov said. "We hope that the negotiations (on Syria in Astana) will be held by the end …

Islamic Economy Forum opens in Astana

The Islamic Economy Forum opened in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana, today within the Astana Finance Days. The main goal of the forum is to conduct a comprehensive and representative discussion on the economic and geopolitical growth …

Astana-Vienna flights may be resumed

Kazakhstan and Austria may resume direct regular flights between Astana and Vienna, the press service of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Ministry for Investments and Development of Kazakhstan said. This issue was discussed during …

 Kazakh Kyzyl gold mine launched ahead of schedule

  Russian gold and silver producer Polymetal said it has launched its Kyzyl mine in Kazakhstan ahead of schedule and below budget. The company said that the concentrator at Kyzyl had entered a three-month ramp-up period, …

Kazakhstan bans import of Russian poultry

Kazakhstan has banned the imports of poultry products from three regions of Russia over avian influenza, according to the website of the Kazakh Ministry of Agriculture. This decision was made in connection with the outbreak of highly …

Turkestan region established in Kazakhstan

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has renamed South Kazakhstan region into Turkestan region, according to the executive order posted on the Akorda press service. Turkestan has become the administrative …

1 killed, 3 injured as train derails in Kazakhstan

A passenger train derailed in southern Kazakhstan, killing one teenager and leaving three people injured on Sunday, RT reports. Three carriages were left overturned after the incident. The train was heading from the capital Astana to …

Iran to hold Intl. forum on exports to Caspian states

The northern Iranian province of Mazandaran will play host to an international conference on the development of marine exports to the Caspian Sea littoral states, an official said, Trend reports. The northern port and free trade zone of …