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Kazakhstan Daily News Roundup – August 22, 2011 0

Posted on August 24, 2011 by Alex

ENERGY:

On the move: RBG, Ministry of Industry and New Technologies (SRI)

Condor Kazakhstan well tests 300 bpd of 35 degree API gravity oil (Oil and Gas Eurasia)

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY:

Kazakhstan makes progress in building upon oil wealth; needs to further diversify economy – IMF
(SRI) – Kazakhstan’s oil wealth has had a positive effect on economic growth but the country needs to step up its efforts to develop other sectors of the economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a report published last week.

KASE Index drops 4.84% on Friday (SRI)

Food Corporation distributes 1 million tonnes of grain at fixed price (Interfax)

Indicators – August 19, 2011 (Reuters)

METALS AND MINING:

Rare earth metal exports rise 75% in first half of 2011 (SRI)

ENRC needs tough outside voices if founder joins board (Reuters)

POLITICS AND SECURITY:

Kazakhstan’s ruling party takes all seats in Senate election (RFE/RL)

Former top Kazakh official under investigation (RFE/RL)

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan to set up joint emergency response center (Interfax)

SOCIETY:

Kazakhstan blocks “extremist” foreign Internet sites
(Reuters) – A court in Kazakhstan ruled on Friday to block access to 13 foreign Internet sites, including the popular blogging service LiveJournal, saying they were propagating terrorism and inciting religious hatred.

REGIONAL:

Satellite loss deals ’severe blow’ to Russia – experts (AFP)

SOURCE: http://silkroadintelligencer.com/2011/08/22/

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