Kazakhstan: car output triples in January 2018

Kazakhstan produced 2,105 vehicles worth 12.1 billion tenge in January, reads a report issued by the Union of Enterprises of the Automobile Industry of Kazakhstan “KazAvtoProm”. The volume of output in physical terms exceeded the last year’s indicator 3.6-fold. The production of passenger cars increased 3.7-fold, reaching 2,041 units. The output of trucks (52 units)…

Kazakhstan: barley exports growing

The National Economy Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan has published data on the country’s total crop and adjusted plantings for the 2017 harvest. In addition, the release includes somewhat surprising figures for grain yields. The Statistics Committee of the Ministry expanded the barley acreage in Kazakhstan to a much greater degree than expected, while…

Kazakhstan: new cement plant to appear

China’s Gezhouba Group Cement Co., Ltd. plans to commission a cement plant in Kazakhstan’s Kyzylorda region in December, said the company’s head, Lee Min, on the sidelines of a meeting with the region’s head, Krymbek Kusherbaev. The parties discussed the construction of the cement plant in Shieli, Kyzylorda region, by the Chinese company, as well…

Kazakhstan: new international flights to be launched

Kazakhstan will launch several international flights in 2018, the Civil Aviation Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of Investment and Development said. In 2018 foreign airlines, including Air Baltic, Emirates, Fly Dubai, Aeroflot and Angara plan to launch regular Riga-Almaty, Dubai-Almaty, Dubai-Aktau, Moscow-Kyzylorda and Krasnoyarsk-Almaty flights. Besides, Finnair will resume the Astana-Helsinki flights, the Committee said.…

Kazakhstan: smart transport system to be launched

In his new State-of-the-Nation Address Head of State Nursultan Nazarbayev revealed what the future held for national transport and logistics infrastructure. President Nazarbayev is convinced that Kazakhstan needs to introduce digital technologies in a big way. For instance, in the address entitled “New Opportunities for Development Amidst the Fourth Industrial Revolution” President Nazarbayev suggests using…

Kazakhstan: transit of energy resources to step up cooperation with Azerbaijan

Export of energy resources, including gas and liquefied gas to third countries through the territory of Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan will strengthen the transit cooperation between the two countries, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan Beibit Isabayev declared. “Recently we’ve held a meeting of the intergovernmental commission between our countries, where we have approved of a…

Kazakhstan: KTZ launches mobile ticket app

JSC NC Kazakhstan temir zholy has launched www.rail-travel.kz and mobile application ktjportal where passengers can purchase train tickets and access information about the company’s services. According to KTZ, users can buy tickets for the trains with or without e-check-in, join a waiting list if tickets are not available for the chosen destination, as well as…

Kazakhstan: Astana’s first direct connection to Milan to be launched in 2018

Non-stop service from Astana to Milan will be launched in 2018, Kazakhstan’s Civil Aviation Committee reported. Within the framework of ICAN-2017 Kazakh delegation led by Chairman of the Civil Aviation Committee, Talgat Lustayev held talks with the aviation authorities of Austria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Great Britain, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Qatar, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, as well…