Feb 22, 2019

Russia’s Black Market Totaled 20% of GDP in 2018

20.7 trillion rubles ($315.9 billion)

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Feb 19, 2019

Turkestan region signs memorandums to modernise healthcare research centres

Three agreements to start up the health of the Region to modernity

Feb 12, 2019

Putin’s Ambitious Plan: $390 Bln to Overhaul Russia’s Economy

Non-energy infrastructure will be the most expensive project of the plan, at a cost of 6.4 trillion rubles

Feb 7, 2019

Google began bensoring search results in Russia

Deleted around 70 percent of the websites blacklisted by authorities

Feb 1, 2019

Italy drops into recession

According to provisional data released by ISTAT on Thursday.

Jan 30, 2019

Kazakh President approves draft sketch of World Trade Centre in Astana

The construction project will cost approximately $200 million, an investor who will cover all construction expenses.

Jan 28, 2019

National Bank of Kazakhstan keeps base rate at 9.25 percent

The next decision on the base rate will be announced in March.

Jan 23, 2019

Russia 24th ‘Best’ Country

The report compares 80 countries using data from a survey of more than 20,000 people and was presented at the World Economic Forum  (Davos) in Switzerland.

Jan 21, 2019

World Bank forecasts Kazakhstan’s growth to 3.5 percent in 2019

A growth slowdown could decrease outward remittances from Russia and Kazakhstan to Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan

Jan 18, 2019

Russia’s Capital Outflow More Than Doubled in 2018 to $68 Bln

Around $36.5 billion worth of capital left Russia between October and December 2018

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Dec 4, 2018

Goldman Sachs: “Italy risks recession early in 2019”

Agency said it was skeptical about the ability of Brussels or Rome to “change direction” in the budget negotiations.

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Nov 30, 2018

Second World Trade Centre in Astana

Construction to begin in 2019.

Nov 28, 2018

KazMunayGas and Kazakhstan Temir Zholy: new chairmen

Alik Aidarbayev is new chairpersons of the board of Kazmunaygas (KMG). Sauat Mynbayev  is new chairpersons of the board of Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ).

Nov 16, 2018

Kazakh President opens AIX’s first trading session

Nazarbayev launched the first trading session on the Astana International Exchange (AIX).

Nov 16, 2018

Hacking Attack Reported on Russian Banks, Anti-Monopoly Service

At least 52 Russian and five foreign banks received malicious emails from two “of the most dangerous” hacking groups.

Nov 12, 2018

Kazakh Majilis adopts health legislation amendments

Minister of Healthcare Birtanov stressed the importance of the changes.

Nov 6, 2018

Kazakh national employment programme seeks to employ more than 500,000 by year’s end

Minister of Labour  Madina Abylkassymova: “571,000 citizens through state support mechanisms by the end of 2018”

Nov 5, 2018

CIS heads of government council in Astana

CIS is composed of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

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