Kazakhstan

Market Information

Capital
Nur-Sultan
Languages
Kazakh, Russian, English 
Population (as of September, 2021)
19,040,385
Territory
 2,725,000 km²
Currency
Kazakhstani tenge (KZT)
GDP
$501 billion (2020)
GDP growth (2020)
-2,6%
GDP structure
2020
agriculture: 5.32%, 
industry: approx. 33.12%
services: approx. 55.75%
Key industries
non-ferrous metallurgy
ferrous metallurgy
chemical and petrochemical industry
mechanical engineering
building materials industry
transport
Leading exports
Italy: 14.5%
China: 13.5%
Russia: 9.7%
the Netherlands: 7.61%
France: 6.32%
South Korea: 5.33%
Switzerland: 4.63%
Turkey: 3.99%
Spain: 3.75%
Uzbekistan: 3.43%
Leading imports
2020
Russia: 36% 
China: 17.1% 
Korea: 8.92% 
Italy:  4.11% 
Germany: 3.88%
the USA: 3.53% 
Turkey: 2.13% 
Uzbekistan: 2.01% 
France: 1.81% 
Belarus: 1.7% 
Industrial Centre
Astana
Atyrau
Karaganda
Corruption Perceptions Index
38 (2021)
Unemployment level
 4,9%
Easy to do business with
 25th place out of 190 (2020) 
Economic freedom
34th place 

International agreements

Membership in the Customs Union
since  2010
WTO membership
since 2015

Free trade zones

There are 13 SEZs established in Kazakhstan. Residents are granted the following benefits: exemption from corporate income tax, land and property tax, and customs duties on imports. Land is provided free of charge for the duration of the SEZ. A simplified procedure for hiring labour is in place.

OUR OFFICES

Tole Bi Street, 101, Block B, floor 9, Almaty, 050012, Kazakhstan
Studencheskaya Street, 52, Atyrau, 060000, Kazakhstan
Prospekt Mangilik El, 55/16, Nur-Sultan, Z05T3F2, Kazahstan, office 339

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