Official Name: The Republic of Kazakhstan
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Qazaqstan Respublikasy
ISO Country Codes: KZ : KAZ
Internet Domain: .kz
Government Web Site: https://primeminister.kz/
Capital: Nursultan Main Airports: Almaty International Airport, Astana Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport
Language(s): Kazakh; Russian Population: 19,398,331
Currency: Kazakhstan Tenge ISO Currency Code: KZT
Telephone Dial In: +7 ID Prefix: 810

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Government Website: https://primeminister.kz/
Sovereign Ratings: https://countryeconomy.com/ratings/kazakhstan
Central Bank: National Bank of Kazakhstan
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 420.0049 tenge (KZT) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 4.8% (2019 est.)
Population below poverty line: 4.3% (2018 est.)
Inflation Rate: 5.2% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 14.17% (31-Dec-17 - Photius)
GDP: $496.126 billion (2021 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $26,100 (2021 est.)
Currency Name: Kazakhstan Tenge
Currency Code: KZT
World Bank Classification: Upper-Middle-Income Economy

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 4.6% grain (mostly spring wheat and barley), potatoes, vegetables, melons; livestock
Industry: 31.8% oil, coal, iron ore, manganese, chromite, lead, zinc, copper, titanium, bauxite, gold, silver, phosphates, sulfur, uranium, iron and steel; tractors and other agricultural machinery, electric motors, construction materials
Services: 57.9%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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Commodities Exchange: International Commodity Exchange Kazakhstan ; Stock & Securities Exchange: Kazakhstan Stock Exchange ;

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Business Language(s): Kazakh; Russian
Customs & Excise: State Revenue Committee
Development Bank(s): Asian Development Bank; Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; Islamic Development Bank; The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development; Development Bank of Kazakhstan;
National Standards Bureau: Committee for Technical Regulation and Metrology
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 55/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 101/180 (2022 Rank)
Ease of Doing Business: N/A Enabling Trade Index: 88/136 (2016)
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Export Promotion Agency: KazakhExport ; Investment Agency: Kazakh Invest National Company ;

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