Tag Archives: Kazakhstan

EBRD Grants $10 Million Loan to Atameken-Agro for Agricultural Modernization and Environmental Enhancement in Kazakhstan

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a $10 million loan to Atameken-Agro, a leading agricultural holding in Kazakhstan, to support the modernization and environmental improvement of its agricultural machinery. This initiative aims to enhance … Read the full press release

EBRD Launches €200 Million Youth in Business Program to Boost Entrepreneurship in Central Asia

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is taking steps to tackle youth unemployment and promote entrepreneurship in Central Asia by introducing a seven-year, €200 million (US$218 million) Youth in Business program. This initiative aims to provide … Read the full press release

Škoda Auto Expands Partnership with Allur in Kazakhstan, Plans Local Assembly and Technical Training Support

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto is furthering its collaboration with Allur in Kazakhstan, signing key agreements to solidify their partnership. The focus of this cooperation includes vehicle assembly from Semi Knocked Down (SKD) kits starting next year, exploring local production from … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies Signs Investment Agreement for Largest Wind Energy Project in Kazakhstan

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies has signed an Agreement on Investment (AoI) for its Mirny project during COP28 in Dubai. This project, the largest wind energy initiative ever undertaken in Kazakhstan, will provide low-carbon electricity to over 1 million people and reduce … Read the full press release

FLSmidth Expands Global Service Network to Boost Mining Industry Support

(IN BRIEF) FLSmidth Mining is strengthening its worldwide service network by expanding service centers in Karaganda, Kazakhstan, and Tucson, USA. In Karaganda, the existing service center will grow significantly, providing enhanced service capabilities for heavy mining products. In Tucson, a … Read the full press release

Škoda Auto Set to Re-enter Kazakhstan Market with New Partner Allur Company

(IN BRIEF) Škoda Auto, the Czech car manufacturer, is making a strategic return to the Kazakhstan market by partnering with Allur Company for sales and production. They have signed a partnership agreement, and starting in early 2024, four Škoda models … Read the full press release

Plenitude, Eni’s Renewable Energy Arm, Expands Presence in Kazakhstan with 50 MW Photovoltaic Plant

(IN BRIEF) Plenitude, a subsidiary of Eni focused on renewable energy, has inaugurated its first photovoltaic plant in Kazakhstan near Shaulder village in the Turkistan Region. With an installed capacity of 50 MW, this facility marks Plenitude’s entry into the … Read the full press release

Alstom Inaugurates Advanced Bogie Centre in Kazakhstan to Enhance Railway Vehicle Lifecycle Support

(IN BRIEF) Alstom, a global leader in smart and sustainable mobility, has inaugurated its first bogie centre in Astana, Kazakhstan. The centre will produce and maintain bogies for various railway vehicles throughout their lifecycle. Alstom invested over €15 million in … Read the full press release

TotalEnergies Accelerates Renewable Energy Development in Kazakhstan with Mirny Wind Farm Agreement

(IN BRIEF) TotalEnergies has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the Mirny wind project in Kazakhstan, marking the country’s largest wind energy initiative. The project involves a 1 GW onshore wind farm and a 600 MWh battery energy storage … Read the full press release

Alstom Appoints Laurent Bazin to Lead Electric Locomotives Assembly Plant in Kazakhstan

(IN BRIEF) Alstom has appointed Laurent Bazin as the General Director for EKZ (Electric Locomotives Assembly Plant) in Astana, Kazakhstan. With extensive experience in supply chain and procurement roles, Laurent has contributed significantly to Alstom over the years. In his … Read the full press release

EBRD contributes €13m to support sustainable energy in Kazakhstan

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has invested KZT 6 billion (€13 million) in a local currency bond issued by Kazakhstan’s transmission system operator, KEGOC. The investment will support KEGOC’s first floating TONIA-linked local currency bond, … Read the full press release

EBRD to Provide up to $150 Million for Kazakhstan’s Green Economy Financing Facility II

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is launching a new financing facility to help Kazakhstan reduce energy consumption and promote the use of renewable energy sources. The EBRD is providing funds of up to $150m to … Read the full press release

Kazakhstan’s largest municipality to benefit from EBRD Green Cities programme

(IN BRIEF) The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided a KZT 4.1 billion (€8.5 million) loan to the Regional Center of Public-Private Partnership of the East Kazakhstan region, which will allow the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk to upgrade … Read the full press release

EBRD helps Kazakhstan join derivatives and netting map with new legal framework

New legal framework improves risk management for businesses in Kazakhstan (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 16-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral developmental investment bank, has announced that Kazakhstan‘s capital markets are set to receive … Read the full press release

Bank CenterCredit receives further US$ 60 million funding from EBRD in support of green lending in Kazakhstan

EBRD extends US$ 60 million financing package to Bank CenterCredit Funds to promote green and small business lending Latest project under the EBRD’s GEFF (PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 30-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a … Read the full press release

Bank CenterCredit erhält weitere 60 Millionen US-Dollar von der EBWE zur Unterstützung der grünen Kreditvergabe in Kasachstan

EBRD erweitert Bank CenterCredit Finanzierungspaket in Höhe von 60 Millionen US-Dollar Mittel zur Förderung der Kreditvergabe an grüne und kleine Unternehmen Neuestes Projekt im Rahmen des GEFF der EBWE (PRESSEMITTEILUNG) LONDON, 30-Jun-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Die Europäische Bank für Wiederaufbau … Read the full press release

VEON: Evgeniy Nastradin becomes CEO of Beeline Kazakhstan, effective from 1 February

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 17-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services, announces the promotion of Evgeniy Nastradin to CEO of Beeline Kazakhstan, effective from 1 February. Evgeniy’s promotion … Read the full press release

Clearstream expands international coverage with the opening of new domestic link to Kazakhstan

Clearstream is the first ICSD establishing a link to Kazakhstan / Indirect link via Citibank Kazakhstan JSC / Citibank Kazakhstan JSC will act as local custodian and cash correspondent bank LUXEMBOURG, 31-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Clearstream, the international central securities depository … Read the full press release

Eni honored to be the Sole Official Sponsor of the Teatro alla Scala tour in Astana, Kazakhstan

Eni’s commitment to the Teatro alla Scala tour in Astana is demonstrated by its involvement and active participation to an event that takes place during EXPO-2017. During the Astana tour, from the 1st until 9th of September, Teatro alla Scala will perform … Read the full press release

IVECO BUS to supply of 210 Urbanway and Urbanway Hybrid buses to the city of Astana, Kazakhstan

IVECO BUS has completed the first delivery in a contract for the supply of 210 Urbanway and Urbanway Hybrid buses to the city of Astana, Kazakhstan. This order follows the 2014 appointment of IVECO BUS as Official Supplier for Expo … Read the full press release

ABBYY Launches an Open API for Its Trademark Lingvo Dictionaries

Moscow, Russia, 17-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — ABBYY launches Lingvo API, an open API for its trademark Lingvo dictionaries. The new ABBYY Lingvo API gives developers an opportunity to integrate translation, definition, suggested spelling and other features into their services using … Read the full press release

OSCE seminar for judges on protecting the rights of child victims of human trafficking in Kazakhstan

ASTANA, 20-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The sixth and concluding OSCE-supported seminar in a series for judges on protecting the rights of child victims of human trafficking took place on 19 October 2016 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Some 35 judges from across the … Read the full press release

OSCE demilitarization training course on Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Level 3+ in Kazakhstan

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, 20-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A nine-day OSCE regional demilitarization manager’s training course for 30 military and civilian experts focusing on Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Level 3+ began today in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Participants from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan will enhance … Read the full press release

Freedom of Expression: Telia’s Kcell had to restrict the rendering of mobile Internet services in Aktobe city/region in Kazakhstan

STOCKHOLM, 04-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — According to Telia Company’s Group Policy on Freedom of Expression in Telecommunications we will, whenever and as soon as possible, report on our efforts in relation to requests or demands with potentially serious impacts on freedom … Read the full press release

EBRD funds new, cleaner and more energy-efficient electricity generating plant in Atyrau, Kazakhstan

Loan to Sagat Energy will finance launch of 11MW gas-fired power plant LONDON, 01-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is continuing to support the Green Economy drive in Kazakhstan by financing a new, cleaner and … Read the full press release

Heathrow and Asia House expanded their series of guides designed to help SMEs trade with Asia

London, UK, 10-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Heathrow and Asia House have expanded their series of tailored guides designed to help SMEs trade with Asia. The series now includes Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Pakistan, The Philippines and Turkey, and follows … Read the full press release

UEFA Executive Committee presented 11-point integrity of football resolution to 54 UEFA member associations for their feedback

Nyon, Switzerland, 17-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — In order to strengthen European football’s commitment to fight match-fixing, the UEFA Executive Committee has supported an 11-point resolution for the integrity of football at its meeting in Bilbao, Spain. The document, currently in draft format, … Read the full press release

Soyuz launch vehicle’s 1,812th flight successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan

Evry, France, 02-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The 1,812th flight of a Soyuz launch vehicle was performed on Tuesday, 26 November 2013 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 00:53 Moscow time (21:53 Paris time on Monday, 25 November 2013). Arianespace and its … Read the full press release

EBRD lends US$25M to Kazakh beverage and food producer RG Brands

Leading beverage and consumer goods producer plans to enhance its capital structure to drive its expansion 16-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a US$ 25 million loan to RG Brands in Kazakhstan. The … Read the full press release

Assembly of the new ŠKODA Octavia begins in Ukraine and Kazakhstan

Production with local partner companies ŠKODA Octavia is the most popular model in Kazakhstan and Ukraine Third-generation Octavia is setting new standards in the compact segment 5-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The new ŠKODA Octavia is now also rolling of the production … Read the full press release

400 tons of toxic rocket fuel safely removed from Kazakhstan with the help of OSCE

SARY OZEK, KAZAKHSTAN, 1-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — A train carrying 410 tonnes of a toxic rocket fuel component, which had been stored in deteriorating containers, left Kazakhstan today for safe disposal at a specialized chemical plant in Dzerzhinsk, Russia as part … Read the full press release

Kazakh disposable medical supplies company receives help from EBRD’s Small Business Support

20-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — It’s the simple things in life which can most radically improve patient care, as Juldyz Kenan, a Kazakh firm which works with the EBRD’s Small Business Support programme, can testify.  Juldyz Kenan manufactures quality disposable plastic medical supplies, such … Read the full press release

Astrium SES-6 satellite built for satellite operator SES shipped to launch site

Latest state-of-the-art broadcast satellite SES-6 is the sixth Eurostar spacecraft designed and manufactured by Astrium for SES SES-6 to provide next generation broadcast services including HD video distribution and mobile services to North and Latin America, Europe and the Atlantic … Read the full press release

Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, takes its first Sharklet equipped A320

First in the region to benefit from more fuel savings Blagnac, 20-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Air Astana, Kazakhstan’s flag carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320 aircraft equipped with Airbus’ Sharklet fuel saving wing tip devices. The airline becomes the first … Read the full press release

UniCredit Bank Austria Disposal Of Kazakhstan Operations

Disposal Of Kazakhstan Operations: UniCredit Bank Austria Completed The Disposal Of The Entire Shareholding Held In ATFbank JSC To KazNitrogenGaz LLP Milan, 3-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Following the press release issued on the 15th of March 2013, UniCredit informs that Bank Austria … Read the full press release

Alstom & Transmashholding open new production facility in Russia for asynchronous traction drives for electric locomotives

30-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Alstom and its Russian partner, Transmashholding (TMH), today inaugurated a joint production site dedicated to asynchronous traction drives for electric locomotives in Novocherkassk, in southern Russia. This modern traction drive will equip the locomotives jointly developed and … Read the full press release

Parliament debates: Guantanamo hunger striking prisoners, Vietnam freedom of expression and Kazakhstan human rights

19-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Parliament debated three separate resolutions on Thursday, calling for measures to enhance freedom of expression in Vietnam and to protect human rights in Kazakhstan and expressing concerns about the situation of hunger striking prisoners in Guantanamo. The … Read the full press release