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Kazakhstan Daily News Roundup – July 22, 2011 0

Posted on July 22, 2011 by KazCham

Kazakhstan Daily News Roundup – July 19, 2011 0

Posted on July 19, 2011 by KazCham

ON THE MOVE:

On the move: Max Petroleum, Kar-Tel (SRI)

ENERGY:

Kazakhstan to be self sufficient in fuel production by 2015 – PM (SRI)

Roxi Petroleum secures two year extension to BNG contract (Proactive Investors)

Anti-Monopoly Agency launches administrative cases against KazMunaiGas, Helios (Interfax)

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY:

Air Astana reports “satisfactory” results despite rising fuel costs (SRI)

GSM Kazakhstan to invest $185 million in network development (SRI)

EBRD to fund grant for advisory support of concessionary road project (SRI)

Indicators – July 18, 2011 (Reuters)

METALS AND MINING:

ENRC completes Kazakhstan alumina expansion (SRI)

ArcelorMittal Temirtau production up in H1 (SRI)

Thyssen Krupp to build electrolytic manganese metal plant in Kazakhstan – Kazinform (SRI)

Central Asia Metals targets 20,000-tonne copper output by 2014 (Bloomberg)

POLITICS AND SECURITY:

Kazakhstan seeks to expedite former official’s extradition from Austria (RFE/RL)

Kazakhstan looks for enhanced EU links (New Europe)

IN SHORT :

The number of real estate transactions increased by 12% year-on-year in the first half 2011, the State Statistics Agency reported last week. The number of transactions in Almaty and Astana, in contrast, was nearly flat, down 0.1% in Almaty and up 1.5% in Astana.

Kazakhstan and Russia plan to build a new space launch complex called Baiterek by 2017, Interfax reported, citing Vladimir Popovkin, head of the Russian Space Agency. The new complex will be located on the territory of the Baikonur cosmodrome.

South Korean President Lee Myung-bak will make an official visit to Kazakhstan in August, the Ministry of Transport and Communications said last week in a statement.

Kazakhstan has officially recognized South Sudan as an independent sovereign state, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said last week.

SOURCE: http://silkroadintelligencer.com/2011/07/19/kazakhstan-daily-news-roundup-july-19-2011/

 



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