Kazakhstan

EDB investment portfolio

01/11/2022

95 projects

$5 061 million

38,7% of the total


Publications

EDB Integration Business Barometer
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EDB Macroeconomic Outlook 2023
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EDB Monitoring of Mutual Investments 2022
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16 January 2023
As part of the Eurasian Development Bank’s (EDB) key investment mega-project to develop the Eurasian Transport Network, the EDB Technical Assistance Fund signed an agreement to finance the preparation by Kazakhstan Temir Zholy of a feasibility study to construct the Ayagoz–Bakhty railway and a new crossing on the Kazakhstan–China border
06 December 2022
Effective management of Central Asia’s water and energy complex in the Aral Sea basin becomes increasingly important every year. Coordinated approach could ease natural, economic, technical and social uncertainties in ensuring sustainable water use and reliable energy supplies. The EDB’s new report, Regulation of the Water and Energy Complex of Central Asia, scrutinises historical data and international experience to suggest five institutional solutions that would benefit all countries of the region. In particular, the report proposes to establish the project consortium to promote faster construction and more efficient operation of major hydro-electric objects and validates a model for a financial operator’s engagement in the regulation of Central Asia’s water and energy complex
29 November 2022
The EDB has published its Macroeconomic Outlook for the Bank's six member states for 2023. Bank analysts expect the region’s economies to continue adapting to the new environment. In terms of economic developments in 2023, Russia’s GDP is projected to decline by 2% while the other countries will see growth in their GDPs: Armenia by 4.2%, Belarus by 0.3%, Kazakhstan by 4.2%, Kyrgyzstan by 3.5%, and Tajikistan by 6.5%
15 November 2022
The optimal scenario for developing Central Asia’s energy system, as proposed by the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB), would reduce investment needs in the region’s water and energy complex by US $11 billion, slow increases in the average tariffs for consumers from 50 to 35 per cent, and reduce installed capacity needs from 84.0 GW to 74.8 GW, said Alexander Gareyev, Managing Director and Head of the EDB Directorate for Energy, at the Second Almaty Energy Forum
10 November 2022
A new report by the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB, the Bank) focuses on structural changes in Central Asian economies. Over the past 20 years, Central Asian countries’ GDP has grown more than sevenfold, and at an average rate of 6.2%, which is faster than in developing countries and more than twice as fast as the world as a whole. Central Asia’s strategic role in wider Eurasia will increase, as will its importance to its immediate neighbours and key economic partners, Russia and China. The region’s countries have a historic opportunity to take advantage of their transit potential and to approach external markets through their emerging international transport corridors. Coordinated development of the water and energy complex, including green energy, also present significant opportunities for growth. Integration initiatives have significant potential to stimulate economic growth, with infrastructure integration being especially important
26 October 2022
The International North–South Transport Corridor (INSTC) becomes increasingly important as some EAEU countries reorientate their foreign trade and develop “new logistics.” For this reason, the Caspian countries are seeking to boost investment in the corridor’s transport infrastructure. EDB experts estimate that more than 100 projects are being planned for implementation before 2030. At the same time, over 40 non-tariff and other barriers impede the effective functioning of the corridor. A new EDB study provides recommendations on how to improve soft infrastructure, including the creation of an enabling environment for international freight transport, the harmonisation of border crossing procedures, and the introduction of a coordination mechanism for managing the INSTC
24 August 2022
The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) provides $55 million to Eurasian Resources Group ("SSGPO") to finance its export productrion program
22 June 2022
The Eurasian Development Bank’s (EDB) Fund for Digital Initiatives has launched the Work in the EAEU mobile app, an online platform to ensure one of the freedoms of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) – the free movement of labour. Tigran Sargsyan, Vice Chairman of the EDB Management Board and supervisor of the Fund for Digital Initiatives, presented the digital solution at the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council session in Minsk
02 June 2022
Today, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev took part in a ceremony of installing a capsule to mark the start of construction of a new terminal at Almaty International Airport. The ceremony was attended by Nikolai Podguzov, Chairman of the Eurasian Development Bank’s (EDB) Management Board, Amangeldy Issenov, Vice Chairman of the EDB Management Board, and other representatives of the syndicate of lenders
30 May 2022
The EDB has published its Macroeconomic Outlook for its region of operations for 2022–2024. The baseline scenario projects Russia and Belarus’s GDPs to decline by 7.0% and 6.5% in 2022, respectively. The economies of Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan will continue to see positive growth at 1%, 2.5%, 1.1%, and 4.2%, respectively. Russia and Belarus’s adaptation to the new reality could take four to five quarters. GDP growth in these countries will return to positive rates and inflation will approach the targets in 2024

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