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- Foreign currency exchange rates fixed by National BankThe National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan fixed the foreign currency exchange rates to the tenge for January 27:
- 46.7 billion KZT directed for development of social area of Mangistau regionAkim of Mangistau region, Krymbek Kusherbayev, at the meeting with participation of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Karim Masimov, informed 46.7 billion KZT as compared to 28.5 billion KZT in 2007 have been directed for development of social area in 2008 in Mangistau region, the agency reports.
- Cumulative assets of commercial banks increased by 1.8 %Cumulative assets of the banks of second level in Kazakhstan in 2008 increased by 214.7 billion KZT, or by 1.8 %, the agency reports citing the report of the Agency for Regulation and Supervision of the Financial Market and Financial Organizations.
- Rate of unemployment in IV quarter 2008 made 6.6 %Rate of unemployment in Kazakhstan in IV quarter of 2008 totaled 6.6 % (in IV quarter 2007 - 7 %), Statistics Agency reports.