Emerging Europe has a growing number of female politicians taking a stand against corruption and authoritarianism.
A decision over oil production levels and prices looks to have been delayed for a month following the OPEC+ meeting, between OPEC’s 13 members and 10 other non-OPEC countries, on March 4.
It has been an exceptional month for commodity markets, with growing inflation expectations increasing investor interest in the assets. Meanwhile, fundamental developments, particularly in the oil market, have only provided a further boost.
Kazakh authorities hope to reduce reliance on hydrocarbons exports and become a net food exporter with an eye on the Chinese market.
Accelerator Lab to focus on helping improve livelihoods through digitalisation, and supporting Kazakhstan's green transition.
Kazakhstan manufacturing PMI posted 48.5 in February, as the rate of decline eased thanks to an increase in new orders.
Kaspi.kz has benefited from the coronavirus pandemic-driven shift to digital services by people who have been forced to largely stay indoors.
Exploration well in Mangystau region showed substantial gushes of oil.
Populist measure meant to make housing more affordable for the middle class—but the effect might be just the opposite.
Different retirement ages for men and women lead to lower pensions for women despite reforms in 2019-2020, says World Bank report.
Copper prices have been soaring as the post-coronavirus recovery gets under way, pushing up commodity prices, but copper has been supercharged by the digitisation of the global economy and the rise of the electric vehicle (EV) industry.
There seems to be no stopping oil prices, with ICE Brent now trading well above $60/bbl. Clearly OPEC+ cuts are doing their job, while global recovery hopes are playing a big part. Will the oil price keep rising?
The goal is to allow mid-ranking players to compete with the giants.
China will play a decisive role in anointing Central Asia’s leader.