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Two decades of successful growth




There can be no doubt that Kazakhstan has carved out its place in the region both economically and politically Sep 15, 2011

Finance | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Kazakhstan


A wealth of natural resources on tap


ArcelorMittal is targeting sales of 6 million tons of steel by 2015

There are numerous factors behind Kazakhstan’s remarkable transformation over the past 20 years since independence, and the country’s natural... Sep 13, 2011

Industry & Trade | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Kazakhstan


Kazakhstan, Central Asia’s leading market


Grand new buildings in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan since 1997, reflect the republic’s dynamic economic growth since gaining its indep

Regionally, Kazakhstan holds several firsts in various aspects. Regionally, Kazakhstan holds several firsts in various aspects. It is the largest former... Sep 13, 2011

Finance | Eastern Europe and the CIS | Kazakhstan



LOCATION:

Central Asia, northwest of China; a small portion west of the Ural update paises set descripcion = Zhayyq) River in eastern-most Europe



AREA:

Total: 2,724,900 sq km

Country comparison to the world: 9

Land: 2,699,700 sq km

Water: 25,200 sq km



AREA - comparative:

Slightly less than four times the size of Texas



POPULATION:

15,522,373 update paises set descripcion = July 2011 est.)

Country comparison to the world: 64



CLIMATE:

Continental, cold winters and hot summers, arid and semiarid



CAPITAL:

Name: Astana



GDP - composition by sector:

Agriculture: 5.4%

Industry: 42.8%

Services: 51.8% update paises set descripcion = 2010 est.)



AGRICULTURE - products:

Grain update paises set descripcion = mostly spring wheat; cotton; livestock



INDUSTRIES:

oil, coal, iron ore, manganese, chromite, lead, zinc, copper, titanium, bauxite, gold, silver, phosphates, sulfur, uranium, iron and steel; tractors and other agricultural machinery, electric motors, construction materials



EXPORTS:

$60.84 billion update paises set descripcion = 2010 est.)

Country comparison to the world: 48

$43.93 billion update paises set descripcion = 2009 est.)



EXPORTS - commodities:

oil and oil products 59%, ferrous metals 19%, chemicals 5%, machinery 3%, grain, wool, meat, coal



EXPORTS - partners:

China 15.6%, Russia 8.9%, France 8.5%, Germany 7.8%, Ukraine 5.1%, Romania 4.8%, Italy 4.7%, US 4% update paises set descripcion = 2009)



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