Kazakhstan Newsline   
About us
Daily News Digest
Kazakhstan Newsline In-Depth
Promotions
Weekly News Digest
News Archive
Media Monitoring
Translations
Company News Service
Prices
Our Readers in Figures
Iteca Exhibition News
Partners News
| eng | rus |

Newsline archive:
<< May, 2012 >>
S M T W T F S
  0102030405
06070809101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

Search:


Advanced Search
You are not logged in
Please login or register
Email: 
Password: 
 

Ads:
CLICK HERE NOW TO READ THE TOP STORIES OF 2013!
(Open in a new window)

News: Tuesday, May 22, 2012 -- Issue 1521 http://www.newsline.kz/rss/

Article of the Day

President Nazarbayev opens 25th FIC session
    The 25th jubilee plenary session of the Foreign Investors' Council (FIC) under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan has kicked off at Rixos President Hotel in Astana.
    "14 years ago we have established the Foreign Investors' Council and you all may remember in what situation Kazakhstan was at that time. Look how far we have come. Your share in Kazakhstan's success is enormous. I genuinely want to thank you for your work and wish you good health and success in your work," President Nazarbayev said.
    The Head of State congratulated the participants on the 25th jubilee plenary session and stressed that the FIC had become an open dialogue platform important both for the investors and Kazakhstan, Gazeta.kz reports siting Kazinform.

Back to top

Kazakhstan General

Kazakhstan to host CSTO peacemaking exercise in September
    Kazakhstan will host maneuvers of CSTO peacemaking forces in September, 2012, the Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization said.
    “This will be the first exercises ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Kazakhstan, EU to discuss extension of partnership
    By Trend.az
    A second round of negotiations on a new agreement to expand the partnership and cooperation between Kazakhstan and the European Union will be held in ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Oil and Gas Sector

Minister: Kazakh gov’t not involved in Italian Eni scandal
    By D. Mukhtarov
    The Kazakh government has nothing to do with the bribery scandal surrounding the Italian Eni company, Kazakh Oil and Gas Minister Sauat Mynbayev said.
    “It ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Kazakhstan hopes to settle down situation with oil supplies to Pavlodar Petrochemical Plant
    By E. Kosolapova
    Kazakhstan hopes to settle down the problem with Russian oil supplies to the Pavlodar Petrochemical Plant after appointments in the Russian government, Kazakh Oil ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

KazMunaiGaz, Pertamina to Study Oilfield Development, Fuel Sales
    By Nariman Gizitdinov and Svetlana Antoncheva (Bloomberg).
    PT Pertamina, Indonesia’s state-owned oil company, agreed to study joint sales of oil products inKazakhstan with KazMunaiGaz National Co., the ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Verdicts Pronounced In Kazakh Riot Case
    By RFE/RL
    A court in Aqtau, the capital of the Manghystau region in western Kazakhstan, has sentenced three local men from the small town of Shetpe to ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Energy Industry

Kazatomprom: Nuclear power plant in Kazakhstan can become one of safest in world
    By D. Mukhtarov (Kazworld.info)
    A nuclear power plant in Kazakhstan, if a decision on its construction is made, will not be afraid of tsunamis which damaged the ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Finance and Investment

Ajman Free Zone attracts businesses and investors in Kazakhstan.
    Ajman Free Zone, one of the most advanced and largest Free Trade Zones in the Middle East announces lucrative investment opportunities and incentives for Kazakh business ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Kazakhstan, Poland to host business forum in Almaty
    The Kazakh-Polish Business Forum will be held in Almaty on May 24, Trade and Investments Department of the Embassy of Poland to Kazakhstan reports.
    The delegation of ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Kazakhstan and Turkey to sign bilateral agreements
    "Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to visit Kazakhstan on May 22-24," the Kazakh Foreign Ministry's official representative Altay Abibullayev said today at a ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Metals and Minerals

ArcelorMittal's Kazakh Workers Demand Pay Hike
    By manufacturing.net
    ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) -- Workers at a Kazakhstan plant owned by Luxembourg-based steel giant ArcelorMittal have held a demonstration to demand higher salaries.
    The company said ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Communications and Transportation

World's latest IT developments showcased in Kazakhstan
    "Connect Kazakhstan-2012" exhibition and conference has opened within the frame of the 5th Astana Economic Forum today.
    During the two-day conference IT experts are expected to discuss ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Kazakhstan established close cooperation with GE Transportation - President Nazarbayev
    Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev received President and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric Transportation Lorenzo Simonelli on Monday in Astana, the Presidential press service said.
    Nazarbayev said ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Tele2 Kazakhstan has reached 2 million customers
    By Reuters.
    Stockholm – (Press Release) Tele2 today announced that its Kazakh operations has reached 2 million customers in total. Tele2 has now successfully launched its operations ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Culture and Society

Cinema business in Kazakhstan
    The Government is paying special attention to Kazakh cinema. Last year, the Cars 2 animated film was dubbed into the Kazakh language. The dubbing cost 100 ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Pharmaceutical and Healthcare News

Kazakhstan opens medical technology centre
    By Caspionet
    Almaty has witnessed the opening of and educational centre for medical technology.
    The project was implemented due to the address of the head of state, ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

In 2012, the Health Train will visit 284 stations
    By Caspionet
    Beginning from 2010, Kazakhstan is implementing a programme of medical trains.
    These trains are equipped with modern facilities which allow medical checkups to be done ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Regional News

Kyrgyzstan wants to establish free trade with U.S.
    By Trend.az
    Kyrgyzstan initiates the negotiations with Washington on an agreement on free trade between the two countries, RIA-Novosti reported with reference to the country's Foreign Minister ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

79 Arrested in Ethnically-Charged Mass Street Fight
    By The Moscow Times
    A mass fight between citizens of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan resulted in dozens of arrests, with at least one person hospitalized.
    Police responded to ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Tajikistan Gives Thumbs-Down To 'Dictator'
    By RFE/RL
    The head of Tajikistan's leading film-distribution company says "The Dictator," the new satire from comedian and actor Sacha Baron Cohen, won't be shown in Tajik ...
     Full text available for subscribed users...

Back to top

Prices and Statistics

Volume and Share Index by Visor Capital
    Date: May 22, 2012; Source: Visor Capital
Volume and Share Index

Back to top

Market Movers by Visor Capital
    Date: May 22, 2012; Source: Visor Capital Market Movers

Back to top

Oil and Gas Prices
    Date: May 22, 2011; Source: Bloomberg.com
Petroleum ($/bbl)
Price* Change %Change Time
Nymex Crude Future

92.94

0.37

0.40

01:48
Dated Brent Spot 109.99 -0.30

-0.28

02:00
WTI Cushing Spot 92.57 1.09

1.19

05/21
Petroleum (cent/gal)
Price* Change %Change Time
Nymex Heating Oil Future

286.58

0.55

0.19

01:36

Nymex RBOB Gasoline Future

294.30

0.29 0.10 01:32
Natural gas ($/MMBtu)
Price* Change %Change Time
Nymex Henry Hub Future 2.64 0.03 1.03 01:48
Henry Hub Spot 2.59 0.03 1.17 05/21
New York City Gate Spot

2.70

0.13

5.06

05/21

Back to top

Commodities
    Date: May 22, 2012; Source: Bloomberg.com
Commodity Price Change %Change Time
COPPER FUTURE (USd/lb.) 352.150 1.950 0.56 01:52
GOLD 100 OZ FUTR (USD/t oz.)

1,590.000

1.300

0.08

01:54
SILVER FUTURE (USD/t oz.) 28.440

0.119

0.42

01:52

Back to top

Metal Prices
    Date: May 22, 2012; Source: Kitco.com
Silver 28.47 0.00
Platinum

1466.00

+2.00

Palladium

613.00

+3.00

Rhodium 1,325.00

0.00

Back to top

Exchange rates
    Date: May 22, 2012; Source: the National Bank of Kazakhstan
1 USD KZT 147.99 1 CHF KZT 157.37 1 CNY KZT 23.39 1 TRY KZT 81.13 10 JPY KZT 1.86
1 EUR KZT 189.00 1 AUD KZT 145.76 1 KGS KZT 3.14 1 UZS KZT 0.08 1 BYR KZT 0.02
1 GBP KZT 234.05 1 CAD KZT 145.17 1 RUB KZT 4.74 1 KRW KZT 12.67 1 UAH KZT 18.38

Back to top


Please contact us for subscription or to send your press releases at: news@newsline.kz
www.newsline.kz

 
 
 

  Tel.: +7 (727) 259-94-94; email: news@newsline.kz
Copyright © 2006-2014 Check Point Group