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News: Wednesday, February 06, 2008 -- Issue 474 http://www.newsline.kz/rss/

Kazakhstan General

Astana Nur Otan forms Public Anti-Corruption Council
    The Astana branch of Nur Otan has formed a public council for the fight against corruption, Vice Chairman Pavel Kazantsev said at a press conference following ...
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Saudabayev accepts Credentials from Ambassadors of Luxembourg, Chile and Zimbabwe
    State Secretary Kanat Saudabayev accepted credentials from the new ambassadors of Luxembourg, Chile and Zimbabwe to Kazakhstan, according to a presidential press release.
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Oil and Gas Sector

Ukraine could suffer from Kazakhstan’s Decision to increase Transit Tariffs
    The large Russian gas monopolist Gazprom may increase gas prices for Ukraine in order to compensate for losses resulting from Kazakhstan’s decision to increase tariffs for ...
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Greenoak sells Batumi Oil Terminal to KazMunaiGas
    Greenoak Holdings and its partners have sold Batumi Oil Terminal Limited and Batumi Sea Port Limited to KazMunaiGas, Greenoak announced yesterday. "This follows from the strategic ...
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KazMunaiGas E&P reports Increase in Reserves
    KazMunaiGas Exploration & Production announced the results of an audit of oil and gas reserves as of December 31, 2007. According to the report from independent ...
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Energy Industry

AES selling Interests in Kazakhstan Power Plant and Coal Mine
    The AES Corporation has announced an agreement to sell its interests in the AES Ekibastuz Power Plant and Maikuben West coal mine in Kazakhstan to Kazakhmys ...
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Finance and Investment

MGFK Ratings off Negative watch; Affirmed at 'BB/kzA+'; Outlook Stable - S&P
    Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said it has removed ratings on Mortgage Guarantee Fund (MGFK) from CreditWatch with negative implications on February 4.
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Halyk Bank Announces Financial Results for 2007
    Chairman of the Board of JSC Halyk Savings Bank Grigoriy Marchenko announced the preliminary un-audited consolidated financial results for the year ended 2007. These have been ...
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Kazkommertsbank mulls $300 million Eurobond
    Kazkommertsbank, Kazakhstan's biggest bank, is considering issuing $300 million in Eurobonds in the second half of this year, a bank official said on Tuesday.
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Marchenko says No Banking Crisis
    “2007 has proven to be a financially good year for Halyk Bank as its key indicators show record growth,” well-known financier and President of Halyk Bank ...
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Astana Nur Otan wants to consider Recalculating Pensions
    The Astana branch of Nur Otan will request the party’s administrative board to take another look at the most recent pension recalculation, according to a decision ...
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Metals and Minerals

Kazakhmys Subsidiary accused of Tax Evasion
    A tax evasion case has been brought up against Vostoktsvetmet, subsidiary of Kazakhmys in the East Kazakhstan Oblast, a press release from the Committee of Customs ...
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Operations at the Shymkent Cement Plant Suspended
    The operations of the Shymkent cement plant have been suspended, and employees have been forced to take leave without full compensation. Those employees who have been ...
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Communications and Transportation

Russia sends Supply Ship to ISS from Baikonur
    A Russian Progress supply space ship was launched successfully from its platform in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, Russian news agencies reported.
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Regional News

Central Asian Economies fail to seize Golden Opportunity
    For impoverished Central Asian countries with gold deposits -- particularly Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan -- that commodity’s all-time high on world markets should bring welcome benefits to ...
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Fugitive Russia Lawyer seeks US Asylum
    A fugitive Russian attorney has applied for political asylum in the United States after accusing Russia's security service of waging a vendetta against him, his lawyer ...
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Gulnara Karimova, future president of Uzbekistan?
    Gulnara Karimova has long been seen as a leading candidate to succeed her father, Uzbek President Islam Karimov. So it comes as little surprise that her ...
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Prices and Statistics

Volume and Share Index by Visor Capital
    Date: February 6, 2008; Source: Visor Capital

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Market Movers by Visor Capital
    Date: February 6, 2008; Source: Visor Capital Market Movers

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Oil and Gas Prices
    Date: February 6, 2008; Source: Bloomberg.com
Petroleum ($/bbl)
Price* Change %Change Time
Nymex Crude Future 88.03

-.38

-.43 01:02
Dated Brent Spot 88.82 -.28 -.32 01:35
WTI Cushing Spot 88.41 -1.61

-1.79

02/05
Petroleum (cent/gal)
Price* Change %Change Time
Nymex Heating Oil Future 244.00 -.65 -.27 01:08
Nymex RBOB Gasoline Future 225.05 -1.42 -.63 00:36
Natural gas ($/MMBtu)
Price* Change %Change Time
Nymex Henry Hub Future 7.98 .03 .42 01:07
Henry Hub Spot 7.82 .26 3.44 02/05
New York City Gate Spot 8.49

.28

3.41 02/05

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Commodities
    Date: February 6, 2008; Source: Bloomberg.com
Commodity Price Change %Change Time
LME ALUM HG FUTUR (USD/MT) 2586.500 -41.000 -1.56 02/05
LME COPPER FUTURE (USD/MT) 7136.000 -127.000 -1.75 02/05
LME LEAD FUTURE (USD/MT) 2781.000 -25.000 -0.89 02/05
LME NICKEL FUTURE (USD/MT) 26605.000 -300.000 -1.12 02/05
LME ZINC FUTURE (USD/MT) 2355.000 -100.500 -4.09 02/05
GOLD 100 OZ FUTR (USD/t oz.) 896.200 5.900 0.66 01:09
SILVER FUTURE (USD/t oz.) 16.440 0.095 0.58 01:08

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Metal Prices
    Date: Febrary 6, 2008; Source: Kitco.com
Silver 16.38 +0.07
Platinum 1780.00

+4.00

Palladium 416.00

0.00

Rhodium 7,350.00 0.00

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Exchange rates
    Date: February 6, 2008; Source: the National Bank of Kazakhstan
1 USD KZT 120.35 1 CHF KZT 109.67 1 CNY KZT 16.75 1 TRY KZT 103.25 10 JPY KZT 11.21
1 EUR KZT 177.6 1 AUD KZT 109.17 1 KGS KZT 3.34 1 UZS KZT 0.09
1 GBP KZT 236.85 1 CAD KZT 120.36 1 RUB KZT 4.9 100 KRW KZT 12.78

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