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Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Kazakhstan. Astana.

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Kazakhstan (Central Asia);
  2. Kazakh Economy
    1. Economic Profile of the Regions of Kazakhstan.
  3. Doing Business in Almaty and Astana;
  4. Foreign Trade of Kazakhstan (Import, Export)
    1. Economic Integration with Russia and Belarus;
    2. Special Economic Zones in Kazakhstan.
  5. Foreign Direct Investment in Kazakhstan;
  6. Business Opportunities in Kazakhstan
    1. Kazakh Petrol sector;
    2. Metal Sector;
    3. Food and Agriculture Sector.
  7. Case Study: KazMunayGasm KEGOC;
  8. Access to the Kazakh market;
  9. Business Plan for Kazakhstan.

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in the Republic of Kazakhstan” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Kazakh Economy and Foreign Trade;
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  3. To explore the Kazakh trade relations with the country of the student;
  4. To know the Kazakh Trade Agreements;
  5. To examine the profile of Kazakh companies;
  6. To develop a business plan for the Kazakh market.

Global Trade and Business in Kazakhstan:
International Trade and Business in Kazakhstan

Online Course Business in Central Eurasia

Online Student (Master International Business Foreign Trade)

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Kazakhstan” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Masters: International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB) - Online Education

Doctorate: Islamic Business, Asian Business, World Trade.

Professional Doctorate in International Business (DIB). Online Education

Languages: Courses, Masters, Doctorate in International Business and Foreign Trade in English (Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Kazajastán Study, Course Master Doctorate in International Business in French Kazakhstan).

  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Kazakhstan”: 1 ECTS Credits;
  2. Duration: one week.

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Economic Corridors related to Kazakhstan
  1. Almaty-Bishkek Corridor;
  2. Eurasian Land Transport Initiative (Silk Road);
  3. Corridor of the Ashgabat Agreement;
  4. North-South Corridor (India-Russia);
  5. Corridor Europe-Caucasus-Asia (TRACECA);
  6. China-Central Asia-West Asia Corridor;
  7. Trans-Caspian Corridor;
  8. Access to the:
    1. China-Pakistan Economic Corridor;
    2. India-Chabahar (Iran)-Afghanistan Economic Corridor;
    3. Trans-Siberian Railway (Russia, Mongolia, China, North Korea);
    4. Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul Rail and Road Corridor (ITI-ECO);
    5. Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan-Afghanistan-Iran Transport Corridor (KTAI-ECO).

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Kazakh preferential access and trade agreements:

  1. Kazakhstan and the Central Eurasian Economic Area;
  2. Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU);
  3. Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS);
  4. Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO);
  5. Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO);
  6. Central Asia Cooperation (CAREC);
  7. Belarus-Kazakhstan-Russia-Ukraine Common Economic Space;
  8. Free trade agreement between Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan;
  9. Russia-Belarus-Kazakhstan Customs Union;
  10. Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU)-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement;
  11. Georgia-Kazakhstan Free Trade Agreement;
  12. Ukraine-Kazakhstan Free Trade Agreement;
  13. Armenia-Kazakhstan Free Trade Agreement;
  14. Serbia-Kazakhstan Free Trade Agreement;
  15. Kyrgyzstan-Kazakhstan Free Trade Agreement;
  16. Collaboration and Cooperation Agreement with the European Union;
  17. Iran-Pakistan-Turkey Transit Transport Framework Agreement (TTFA);
  18. Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States;
  19. Islamic Trade Preferential System.

Community of Independent States CIS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan

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  1. WTO
    1. Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS);
    2. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary Measures;
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade;
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection;
    5. Agreement on Safeguards;
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement.
  2. WCO
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention.
  3. Convention on the Harmonization of Frontier Controls of Goods (UNECE);
  4. Organization for Cooperation between Railways (OSJD);
  5. International Bureau of Containers and Intermodal Transport (BIC);
  6. Chicago Convention (ICAO);
  7. IMO
  8. Customs Convention on Containers;
  9. Hamburg Rules;
  10. International Road Transport Union (IRU)
    1. TIR Convention;
    2. Guidelines on Safe Load Securing for Road Transport.
  11. Iran-Pakistan-Turkey Transit Transport Framework Agreement (TTFA).

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Islamic Organizations. Kazakhstan is a member of...

  1. Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
    1. Committee for Economic Cooperation (OIC-COMCEC);
    2. Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI);
    3. Islamic Centre for Development of Trade;
    4. Statistical, Economic and Social Centre for Islamic Countries.
  2. Islamic Development Bank;
  3. Kazakhstan - Middle East (AMED);
  4. Arab Development Funds.

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Asian Economic Institutions

Asian Trade and Economic Organizations:

  1. ESCAP;
  2. Asian Development Bank;
  3. Asia Cooperation Dialogue;
  4. Boao Forum for Asia;
  5. Asia-Europe Meeting.

Online Education (Courses, Masters, Doctorate): Globalization and International Organizations

Global Organizations:

  1. Kazakhstan is Beneficiary of the European Investment Bank;
  2. UNECE;
  3. Africa-Asia Partnership;
  4. UN
    1. UNCTAD;
    2. ITC;
    3. WIPO.
  5. WB;
  6. WTO;
  7. IMF.

Kazakhstan was a member of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) - Succeeded by the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (Trade Facilitation, customs, corridors)

The Republic of Kazakhstan.

  1. Kazakh population: 17.6 million people
    1. 63.6% are Kazakh.
  2. Kazakh Area: 2,724,900 km² (the ninth largest country, two time zones);
  3. Borders of Kazakhstan: China, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan;
  4. Kazakhstan is a landlocked country;
  5. Official language of Kazakhstan: Kazakh and Russian;
  6. Kazakh Capital: Astana (835,153);
  7. Largest city of Kazakhstan: Almaty (1,552,349);
  8. Type of Government: Unitary dominant-party Presidential Republic;
  9. Kazakh Independence: 1991 (URSS).

Main religions in Kazakhstan:

  1. Sunni Islam (70% of the Kazakh, Hanafi school);
  2. Orthodox Christianity (26%).

Kazakhstan belongs to the Central Eurasian Economic Area (Islamic Civilization).

  1. Kazakhstan belongs to the Sunni - Turkic area of the Islamic Civilization.

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Kazakhstan GAS KazMunayGasm

Kazakh Economy.

  1. Kazakhstan is a Frontier Market;
  2. Petrol and gas areas: 72% of Kazakhstan;
  3. 3% of the total petroleum reserve in the World;
  4. Kazakhstan is a Middle-income country (WB);
  5. Kazakh GDP: 225.619 billion USD
    1. Manufacturing: 35% of the GDP;
    2. Services sector: 58% of the GDP.
  6. Kazakh GDP per capita: 12.496 USD;
  7. The main sectors of the Kazakh economy are mining and quarrying (33%), wholesale and trade, manufacturing industry, transportation, building, and agriculture;
  8. Kazakhstan is near to three BRICS Countries (Russia, China, and India);
  9. EXPO-2017 in Astana;
  10. Ranking in the Ease of Doing Business (WB): 41;
  11. Investor protection;
  12. Kazakh Currency: Tenge;
  13. Kazakhstan is part of the Great Silk Way.

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International Trade of Kazakhstan.

  1. The main Kazakh exports are petroleum, other mineral resources, and raw materials;
  2. The largest Kazakh export markets are Italy, the Netherlands, China, Russia, Switzerland, and France;
  3. The main Kazakh providers are Russia, China, Germany, the U.S., and Italy;
  4. The largest investors in Kazakhstan are the Netherlands, the U.S., Switzerland, China, and France;
  5. Customs union with Russia and Belarus  since 2010;
  6. The Common Economic Space (Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan) was set-up in 2012;
  7. The Eurasian Economic Union (Kazakhstan, Russia, and Belarus) in 2014;
  8. In 2015, Kazakhstan joined the WTO;
  9. Access to the Eurasian Land Transport Initiative.

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