Reportage | Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan: On the road to modernization


The country of the white goose looks beyond Eurasia

Historically considered by Europeans as "no-man's land", Kazakhstan - following its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 - is finding its way…


Black gold and agriculture push the economy

Kazakhstan, one of the largest producers, after Russia, among the countries of the former Soviet Union, has not yet fully exploited the potential of its black gold: a resource which is still both a bane and boon of Kazakhstan’s economy…


The driving force remains the energy sector

Astana’s economy is open to foreign investors, not only in the oil & gas industry. For this reason, the government has launched a completely new tax policy…