In November 2019, the volume of Kazakhstan’s foreign trade amounted to 7.6 billion U.S. dollars. Compared to the previous month the index fell by 12.6%. The decrease in turnover occurred after four months of growth. This reduced both import and export. The total value imported from abroad goods at the end of November amounted to $ 2.9 billion. This is 20.8% less than in October. The decline occurred in all major commodity groups “The decrease…"The volume of foreign trade fell, decreasing both the import and export"
The first survey of the heads of the leaders of the world economy, PwC conducts with 2012 on the eve of the economic forum in Davos. Shocking result became the current pessimistic mood. The majority of managers (53%) predict a decline in economic growth in 2020. And this is the highest percentage in eight years of surveys. Consulting company attributed the gloomy expectations of the Directors-General with trade tensions, geopolitical problems and lack of consensus…"Such pessimism in the world economy was not 8 years – experts"
At the end of December the loan portfolio of the Kazakh banks grew by 649,7 billion tenge. On January 1, 2020, it amounted to 14 trillion 742 billion-the highest level since July, 2017. The volume of lending in the banking system increased by 979,2 billion tenge. In December, the highest growth of the loan portfolio showed Jusan Bank. For the month compared to November , its volume increased by 262,2 billion tenge, or by 44.9%.…"Credit growth and delinquency: the results of the banks in December"
According to the Committee on statistics, Kazakhstan in 2019 produced 4 million 539,9 thousand tons of gasoline. During the year, the production growth amounted to 14.8%. In absolute figures this means that in a year of gasoline in the country was produced nearly 600 thousand tons more. The records of production occurred in December. One month the volume of production amounted to 469.2 thousand tons or 27% more than in December 2018 However, so much…"Gasoline independence: the shortage of fuel there. Fall is the real price?"
According to the statistics Committee, in 2019, the volume of retail trade in Kazakhstan amounted to 11 trillion 345,7 billion tenge. This is 5.8% more than in 2018. The rate of growth slowed – in 2018, the trading volume was at 6.5%. Most people spend money on nonfood items. At the end of 12 months amounted to 7 trillion 576,5 billion tenge, which is higher than in 2018 7.1%. Expenditure on food was lower –…"To buy dollars, Kazakhstanis to save on food"
For comparison: in 2015, the reduction was about 7%, 2016 – 1%, 2017 – 7,9%, 2018-m% to 10.6%. Recall that in those years under the guidance of the national Bank Daniyar Akishev took a hard line on de-dollarization by making it unprofitable possession of foreign currency in domestic banks and their deposits. In the end, interest rates on dollar deposits in Kazakhstan were lower than abroad, where and began to transfer money to large corporate…"The worst year of the national Bank saved the monopoly on buying gold"
According to the Finance Ministry, in 2019 the funds of the national Fund increased by 3.7%, or 978,5 billion tenge. As a result, the amount of savings at year-end amounted to 27 trillion 40.5 billion It should be noted that the data on the beginning of 2019 are presented including investment income, received for the whole of 2018. Whereas on January 1, 2020 they account for income from investments for 9 months of 2019. Therefore…"The national Fund is growing due to privatization — oil revenues and investments fall"
In December, the demand for real estate in Almaty broke all records. Over a month has sold 5 481 apartments and houses. This is the highest figure for at least the past two years. For comparison: the number of transactions in comparison with December 2018 increased by 65.1% Moreover, every fifth of December the sale of housing was carried out in Almaty. Increased interest in real estate in Almaty became one of the trends of…"The real estate market 2019: Nur-Sultan, the highest prices, and in Almaty — demand"
6.9% for the year increased the price of the main raw materials – fresh milk. The growth in the Republic was uneven. For example, in Zhambyl region, its value increased by 1.3%, in Kostanay – by 13.5% Varies widely and the total cost. Liter of pasteurized milk in Almaty for almost one and a half times more expensive than in Taldy Kurgan: 270 vs 190 tenge. The average price in the Republic at the end…"Where in Kazakhstan, the food cheaper?"
In the year 2020, the national Bank managed to join without the pillars of its monetary policy. That is in fact, without officially announced the horizon of monetary planning The Russian Central Bank in October last year approved guidelines for the single state of the OST for the years 2020-2022. It is not surprising that among the key partners in the EEU has developed significant differences in the priority macroeconomic parameters. Russia: rates of growth…"The national Bank failed — inflation held only by admresursa"