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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 August 10:
- Sharp increase of prices for bread in Zhambyl area was unreasonableSharp increase of prices for bread in the Zhambyl area was unreasonable, the agency reports citing the press service of Competition Protection Agency. "The prices for bread increased in July, 2010 in the southern regions of the republic: in particular, in the Zhambyl area, the average retail price for a loaf has increased by 10 tenge." Thus, according to the press service, manufacturers of bread have been referring to the growth of the price for flour delivered from the northern regions of Kazakhstan.
- Cattle head in CIS countries in I half of 2010 reduced by 1 %Cattle head in the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States, not taking into account Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, as of July 1, 2010, for a year was on the average reduced by 1 % to 44 million 469 thousand, the agency reports citing the CIS Interstate Statistical Committee.
- World prices for oil decreased on August 6The world prices for oil, following the results of the tenders on Friday, August 6, 2010, decreased in the background of the new data of Bureau of Statistics of the Ministry of Labor of the USA, according to which the number of workplaces in nonagricultural branches of economy has decreased by 131 thousand and total number of the unemployed in the USA in July amounted to 14.6 million people.