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- Kazakhstan attracted $136 billion in foreign investments over 20 years of independence"Over 20 years of its independence Kazakhstan has attracted $136 billion in foreign direct investment, half of them raised in the past three years. It demonstrates the economic attractiveness of the country despite the global economic crisis," - Aitzhanova said.
- Vinokourov to begin legal action over Liege-Bastogne-Liege allegations"It is a violation of my privacy," he said. "How can we explain that emails arrive as if by chance on the desktop of a journalist without knowledge of their origin? My lawyers will also prosecute anyone who infringes on my integrity."
- House registers to be cancelled in 2012If the database does not have information on residence registration, they should turn to a public service center and adjust their data.
- Uranium One Announces Series 01 Ruble-denominated Bonds PlacementThe bonds placement by Uranium One is the first ever ruble-denominated bonds issuance by a foreign corporate in Russia. The issuer plans to use the proceeds from the bonds placement for general corporate needs. Ruble funds raised will be converted into US dollars via a cross currency and interest rate swap.
- Moody's downgrades BTA Bank to Caa2 from B3The downgrades were prompted by Moody's assessment that BTA's credit profile has weakened, reflecting a lack of a return to profitability, a capital deficit and a possible further debt restructuring.
- Nazarbayev receives the chairman of the Customs Control CommitteeS. Baimaganbetov informed the President of the main results of the committee's work for the past 11 months. The customs bodies transferred 1 trillion 32 billion tenge of customs duties and taxes to the budget that is 389 billion tenge more against the analogous period of 2010.
- Kazakh oil refining to increase in KazakhstanAccording to the 'KazMunaiGas' national company, Kazakhstan produces over 80 million tons of oil annually whereas the domestic consumption stands at 13 million tons, so the bulk part is exported. The situation is expected to change and the consumption of the country's own 'black gold' will be growing.