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Kazakhstan Daily News Roundup – June 2, 2011 0

Posted on June 02, 2011 by KazCham

ENERGY:

Coal to remain Kazakhstan’s top energy source
(bne) – The Kazakhstan government has been flirting with ideas to introduce nuclear and renewable energy, but due to the country’s abundant reserves, coal remains the primary source of energy.

Kulibayev officially nominated to Gazprom board
(SRI) – Timur Kulibayev, head of the state-owned holding and investment company Samruk-Kazyna, has been officially nominated to join the board of directors of Russian gas giant Gazprom, local news agencies reported on Wednesday.

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY:

Temirbank suspends dividends, plans to boost capital (SRI)

Monthly inflation in Kazakhstan stays level at 0.5% in May (SRI)

Kaztemirtrans, Rusagrotrans form joint venture to deliver grain (Bloomberg)

Kazakhstan, Ukraine in talks on joint plane production (RIA Novosti)

Indicators – June 1, 2011 (Reuters)

METALS AND MINING:

Full steam ahead says Frontier Mining as 2011 promises ‘key decisions’ (Proactive Investors)

Central Asia Resources granted mining approval for Kazakhstan gold project (Proactive Investors)

POLITICS:

Leading political parties of Kazakhstan, China agree on cooperation (Interfax)

SOCIETY:

Second Astana car-bomber identified – police (Interfax)

SOURCE: http://silkroadintelligencer.com/2011/06/02/kazakhstan-daily-news-roundup-june-2-2011-2/

 



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