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- Kazakhstan agrarians expect to harvest 120 thousand tonnes of soybeans2012 was quite successful for farmers, who are growing soybeans. Experts predict that at the end of the year the harvest of soybeans will exceed 120 thousand tonnes, which is 20% more than in 2011. Specialists noted that for the first time since 2010, when the majority of large farms were unable to withstand post-crisis tests, the market again faces an increase in consumption of soybeans.
- Kyrgyzstan exported 1.2 bln kilowatt-hours of electricity to KazakhstanСccording to Abdylda Israilov, 1.2 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity at the price of 2.8 cents were exported to Kazakhstan, 251 million kilowatt-hours at 3.38 cents - to Uzbekistan.
- IDB to finance Kazakhstan projects worth 1 bln USD in 2012-2014Currently, Kazakhstan is facing a lack of bankers, who are able to work according to Sharia laws. In this connection, international experts suggested the creation of the school of Islamic coaches under the National Bank of Kazakhstan.
- Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan in talks on creation of Caspian Transportation SystemAt the first stage it is planned that the system will ensure transportation of 500,000 bpd or 23 million tons of oil a year. In the future, its capacity can grow up to 35-56 million tons a year.