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Kazakhstan Daily News Roundup – September 7, 2011 0

Posted on September 07, 2011 by Alex

Kazakhstan Daily News Roundup – September 5, 2011 0

Posted on September 06, 2011 by Alex

Kazakhstan Daily News Roundup – October 7, 2010 0

Posted on October 07, 2010 by KazCham

HEADLINES:

EDB ready to raise funds
(bne) – The Eurasian Development Bank was quick to raise money on international financial markets in its first few months of operation. Four years on, it has no urgent need for funds, but all the tools are in place, allowing it to spring into action when required.

Tengizchevroil sets daily production record
(SRI) – Tengizchevroil (TCO), the Chevron-led venture developing the giant Tengiz oil field, this week set a new daily crude production record of more than 624,000 barrels of crude oil per day, TCO’s new CEO Tim Miller said Wednesday.

Kazakh wealth fund eyes $2 bln in loans for ENRC
(Reuters) – Kazakh sovereign wealth fund Samruk-Kazyna plans to help miner ENRC attract around $2 billion in loans, possibly from Chinese banks, to develop its iron ore unit, the head of the fund said on Wednesday.

ENERGY:

Rosneft halts talks with Lukoil on buying CPC pipeline stake (RIA Novosti)

BUSINESS AND ECONOMY:

Steppe Cement market share grows to 21.5% (SRI)

Kazakhstan average grain production to grow to 17.8 million tonnes until 2015 (SRI)

Russia-Kazakhstan nanotechnology venture fund moves closer to founding (Nanowerk)

REGIONAL:

Kyrgyzstan to vote amid fear of more violence (Reuters)

Tajik military helicopter crash kills 28 – sources (Reuters)

SOURCE: http://silkroadintelligencer.com/2010/10/07/kazakhstan-daily-news-roundup-october-7-2010/

Kazakhstan Daily News Roundup – October 4, 2010 0

Posted on October 04, 2010 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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