Kazakhstan is the largest economy in Central Asia, thanks mainly to its wealth of natural resources. Since 1991 the government has been implementing various reforms to make the country more competitive and diversify the economy.
Russia’s war in Ukraine has had a significant impact on this former Soviet state, which exports around 80% of its oil and other goods via the Caspian Pipeline Consortium. Despite the challenges, Kazakhstan’s economy grew by 4.6% between January and May this year, and the World Bank predicts real GDP growth of 3.5-4% in 2023.
Launched in 2018, the Astana International Financing Center (AIFC) offers special tax, visa, and employment regimes for companies looking to invest in this middle-income market and is also active in developing green finance and a green bonds market in the country.
The M&A Community, in collaboration with iDeals, is pleased to invite you to Scaling up in Kazakhstan: Astana edition, an event focused on the challenges and opportunities of the regional M&A landscape in the coming months.
This is an event with limited seating. To register, please fill out the form and we will contact you with further details.