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Kazakhstan Daily News Roundup – April 13, 2011 0

Posted on April 13, 2011 by KazCham

HEADLINES:

Kulibayev named Samruk-Kazyna head
(SRI) – Timur Kulibayev, the billionaire son-in-law of Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, has on Tuesday been named head of the state-owned investment and holding company Samruk-Kazyna.

Most ministers keep jobs amid reshuffle
(SRI) – Most of Kazakhstan’s cabinet ministers including Oil and Gas Minister Sauat Mynbayev have kept their positions, as Prime Minister Karim Masimov announced the forming of a new government on Tuesday.

Kazakhstan names new foreign, economy and agriculture ministers amid reshuffle (SRI)

ENERGY:

Sinopec begins construction of petrochemical facility in Atyrau (SRI)

Tethys Petroleum announces organisational changes (OilVoice)

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY:

Industrial production up 6% in Q1 (SRI)

Indicators – April 12, 2011 (Reuters)

METALS AND MINING:

Hambledon reveals the early signs of progress as first quarter production rises 72% (Proactive Investors)

Orsu increases share in Karchiga project to 94.75% (Marketwire)

POLITICS:

Atameken has no plans to transform into a political party – chairman
(SRI) – Chairman of the business lobbying group Atameken rejected suggestions that the association could be transformed into a political party and challenge the ruling Nur Otan party’s grip on power.

SOURCE: http://silkroadintelligencer.com/2011/04/13/kazakhstan-daily-news-roundup-april-13-2011/



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