Kazakhstan (i/ˌkæzækˈstɑːn, ˌkɑː-, -zɑːk-, -ˈstæn/;Kazakh: Қазақстан, Qazaqstan), officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a country in Central Asia, with a minor part west of the Ural River and thus in Europe. Kazakhstan is the world's largest landlocked country by land area and the ninth largest country in the world. Its territory of 2,724,900 square kilometres (1,052,100 sq mi) is larger than all of Western Europe. By 2006, Kazakhstan had become the dominant nation of Central Asia economically, generating 60% of the region's GDP, primarily through its oil/gas industry. The country has vast mineral resources.

It has borders with (clockwise from the north) Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan, and also adjoins a large part of the Caspian Sea. The terrain of Kazakhstan includes flatlands, steppe, taiga, rock canyons, hills, deltas, snow-capped mountains, and deserts. With an estimated 18 million people as of 2014, Kazakhstan is the 61st most populous country in the world. Given its large land area, its population density is among the lowest, at less than 6 people per square kilometre (15 people per sq. mi.). The capital is Astana, where it was moved in 1997 from Almaty.

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Anthony Albanese is warned he's 'condemning our children' and 'giving the middle finger' to the UN

The Daily Mail 21 Mar 2023
He said Australia would join only one other country - Kazakhstan - in allowing such an action. 'We're essentially allowing our industrial sector to offset their emissions in the land sector,' he told ABC Radio. 'No other country does that apart from Kazakhstan for very good reason ......

AD Ports signs 30-year agreement to develop and operate Egypt's Safaga Port

The National 19 Mar 2023
In January, the company signed a partnership with Kazakhstan's state energy company KazMunayGas and a preliminary accord with the country's Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development to co-operate in the development of a national marine fleet and coastal infrastructure in the Caspian and Black seas....

Kazatomprom’s 2022 profit doubles as it lowers 2023 production guidance

Mining Dot Com 17 Mar 2023
Kazatomprom produced 11,373 tonnes of uranium last year, 4.1% lower year-on-year. Kazakhstan’s total uranium output was 21,227 tonnes, down 2.7% over 2021 ... The company benefits from the most extensive reserve base in the industry and operates – through its subsidiaries, JVs and associates – 26 deposits in Kazakhstan, grouped into 14 mining assets....

Kazakhstan seizes property of Russian space company for unpaid debt

La Prensa Latina 14 Mar 2023
“As the Russian company evidently did not voluntarily pay the demanded sum, its property in Kazakhstan was seized,” Kazakhstan’s Minister of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry, Bagdat Mussin, said during a government session....

Butadiene LLP Selects Multiple Lummus Technologies for High Value Petrochemicals Plant in Kazakhstan

Longview News-Journal 13 Mar 2023
"Lummus' integrated solutions can help grow the economic position of our customer as they execute this important project for Kazakhstan its downstream industry." ... "Butadiene LLP will further develop Kazakhstan's petrochemical industry using Lummus' processes that have the lowest carbon footprint available in the marketplace today."....

China’s ‘peace plan’ for Ukraine is a Trojan horse for Beijing and Moscow

The Hill 12 Mar 2023
China’s so-called peace proposal in Ukraine demonstrates the degree to which Beijing and Moscow remain in full coordination ... 24, 2022, invasion ... U.S ... Considering the character of combat in Ukraine, this aid is lethal and will sustain the Russian defense industrial base, as it has done through conduits like Iran, Armenia and Kazakhstan....

EU To Press Third Countries Over Sanctions-Skirting Exports To Russia

Radio Free Europe 11 Mar 2023
The bloc says shipments from the EU and the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations to countries including Turkey, ......

2 forgotten income stocks for juicy yields!

The Motley Fool 11 Mar 2023
Income stocks provide investors with regular, albeit not guaranteed, dividends ... Steppe Cement ... Moreover, Kazakhstan’s construction industry is expected to register a growth of 3.4% in real terms in 2023. The government has identified construction as one of the major industries to drive the growth of Kazakh economy in the coming years ... ....

Kazakhstan Shuts Down Crypto Exchange That Transferred $34 Million Through Binance

Bitcoin 10 Mar 2023
Authorities in Kazakhstan have busted an illegal crypto trading platform, seizing over $350,000 ... Digital Asset Exchange Making Millions in Turnover Closed Down in Kazakhstan ... After China’s crackdown on the industry, Kazakhstan attracted many cryptocurrency miners with its cheap electricity, but they have been blamed for an increasing power deficit....

Ukraine’s SBU assigns blame for destruction of world’s largest aircraft

Russia Today 10 Mar 2023
The Antonov An-225 Mriya was lost because efforts to fortify an airfield were blocked, the agency alleged ... Built in the 1980s, the An-225 is considered one of the most impressive achievements of the Soviet aerospace industry. It was designed to transport the Buran space shuttle from outside of Moscow to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan ... ....

Narxoz University: Vegetative barriers can reduce air pollution by as much as 40%

Longview News-Journal 03 Mar 2023
ALMATY, Kazakhstan, March 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The international conference ''Nature Based Solutions to Mine Industry Waste ... Brendan Duprey, Director of the Sustainable Kazakhstan Research Institute, presented the center's latest development, "phytocapture", a green barrier ......

Tianjin, Kazakhstan vocational schools to cooperate

China Daily 02 Mar 2023
Serikbayev East Kazakhstan Technical University ... He noted that the new workshop will aim to meet Kazakhstan's social and economic demand and its East Kazakhstan regional industrial structure ... The university, which was founded in 1958, is one of the key universities in Kazakhstan....

Kazakhstan eyes military cooperation with Türkiye

Anadolu Agency 01 Mar 2023
Kazakhstan is eyeing cooperation with Türkiye in the military sector, according to the head of Kazakhstan's Association of Defense Industry Enterprises ... Baryssov said the shift to NATO standards is an important issue on the agenda of Kazakhstan's military producers, as at the moment, the bloc has the highest defense industry standards....

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