The latest Kazakhstan Economic Update outlines the economic situation in the country and medium-term development prospects.
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Since 2002, Kazakhstan’s GDP per capita has risen six fold and poverty rates have fallen sharply. Ongoing reforms aim to reduce the role of the state in the economy and facilitate the development of a vibrant and innovative tradable non-oil sector.
Kazakhstan is among world’s top 30 economies in ease of doing business according to the Doing Business 2019 report.
What should Central Asian countries do to build on their past achievements and prepare their citizens for the jobs of the future?
Kazakhstan has a land area equal to that of Western Europe but one of the lowest population densities globally. Strategically, it links the large and fast-growing markets of China and South Asia and those of Russia and Western Europe by road, rail, and a port on the Caspian Sea. Kazakhstan has transitioned from lower-middle-income to upper-middle-income status in less than two decades.Overview
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