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Kazakhstan Daily News Roundup – August 10, 2011 0

Posted on August 09, 2011 by KazCham

Kazakhstan Daily News Roundup – July 30, 2010 0

Posted on July 30, 2010 by KazCham

HEADLINES:

Karachaganak should not pay export duty – BG Group CFO
(SRI) – BG Group believes that Karachaganak Petroleum Operating (KPO) should not be liable for Kazakhstan’s planned export duty, the company’s CFO, Ashley Almanza, told reporters on a conference call on Wednesday.

Kazakhmys H1 output beats forecast on strong demand
(SRI) – Kazakh miner Kazakhmys said its first-half output of finished metal from its own concentrate fell 3.4% but the company beat its guidance and reiterated its full-year target as demand stayed strong.

ENERGY:

Ekibastuz GRES-1 income $70 million in H1 2010 (SRI)

Tengizchevroil’s direct payments to Kazakhstan increased by 77% in H1 (Interfax)

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY:

CenterCredit probe by financial police shows no violations (SRI)

Bank lending slightly down in H1 – central bank (SRI)

Moody’s downgrades ATF Bank to Ba2 (SRI)

Steppe Cement H1 revenues up 20% in H1 2010 (SRI)

GSM Kazakhstan installs 4G base station in Astana (TeleGeography)

National Bank of Kazakhstan: Exchange rates July 30, 2010 (Kazinform)

METALS AND MINING:

Financial police suspects Polyus Gold directors of fraud in KazakhGold deal (Interfax)

POLITICS:

The U.S., Kazakhstan and stresses of empire (The Globalist)

Nuclear Center prepares documents for Semipalatinsk nuclear test site land reclamation (Interfax)

SOCIETY:

Disco fever fails to grip Almaty (EurasiaNet)

REGIONAL:

Uzbeks flee Kyrgyzstan for Russia (Global Post)

Food crisis next challenge for Kyrgyzstan? (EurasiaNet)

U.S. aims to expand its presence in Uzbekistan (CACI Analyst)

SOURCE: http://silkroadintelligencer.com/2010/07/30/kazakhstan-daily-news-roundup-july-30-2010/



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