Kazakhstan

Top 5-star hotels in Astana, Kazakhstan

Astana took over the role of the capital city from Almaty (the largest city) in December 1998. Now, it is undergoing a transformation costing billions of dollars, where top international architects assist in trying to make Astana a worthy…

Documentary about Kazakhstan: The new green superpower? Oil giant tries to wean itself off the black stuff

An interesting documentary from the Guardian. About Solar panels, renewable and green energy. Kazakhstan should be on every investor radar. See also: Invest in Kazakhstan - Peer to Peer lending loans up to 21% Yield from Kredit24 on Mintos…

Invest in Kazakhstan - Peer to Peer lending loans up to 21% Yield from Kredit24 on Mintos.com Marketplace

The other evening I received a promotional e-mail from Mintos.com marketplace informing about investment opportunities in Kazakhstan - Kredit24 joins the Mintos marketplace and offers Kazakhstan-issued loans As the so-called Former Soviet…

Minimum Wages in Central Asian Countries 2017

When speaking about Central Asian countries, I'm referring to the five former Soviet Union member states - Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The total population of these countries is about 70 million.…

GDP In Former Soviet Union 2013

It has been already 24 years since collapse of Soviet Union, an empire that once threatened all the rest world with it's mighty military. Although military tough - economical weak. Or I was taught in school - USSR was military giant but…

GDP Per Capita In Former Soviet Union Countries 2013

Soviet Union once was a mighty empire that threatened all the rest world, it has been already 24 years since Soviet Union doesn't exist any more, what's left - free market economies stretching from Baltic sea to Bering straight. In total…

Minimum wages in former Soviet Union

Previously I have already measured and compared minimum wages in Baltic states, Caucasus and Central Asia. All of these once was a part of Soviet Union. Today I'm willing to measure minimum wages in all former 15 republics of Soviet Union…

Minimum wages in Central Asia

Previously I have written articles covering minimum wages in Baltic states and Caucasus, today I would like to look into another part of former Soviet Union - Central Asia.   $ month Kazakhstan 121 Kyrgyzstan 17 Tajikistan 52 Turkmenistan…

Kazakhstan then, now, future

Recently I have compared economies of Armenia, Georgia, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, as well made some sarcastic post concerning Estonian economy. Whats common to all these countries? They all once where part of Soviet Union, for me it's…