About Kazakhstan and BeNeLux countries
The Republic of Kazakhstan - a state in the central part of Eurasia, successfully located in the heart of the mainland and one of the ten largest countries in the world in terms of area. Bordered to the west and north by Russia, and in the east with China. The area of the territory is 2 km². The population, according to the estimate of the State Statistics Committee as of July 724, 902, is 1 people.
The country is an active member of the Eurasian Economic Union. In historical terms, this is a unique region rich in cultural traditions and ancient artifacts.
The country is one of the leading economic states of Central Asia, has significant reserves of minerals and is the largest exporter of oil, gas, metals and other minerals. In addition to its leading role in the energy sector, Kazakhstan is the largest financial center in the region. A number of leading financial market participants are based on its territory.
Kazakhstan has huge reserves of mineral resources. Of the 105 elements of the periodic table, 99 elements have been identified in the bowels of Kazakhstan, reserves of 70 have been explored, and more than 60 elements have been involved in production. About 6 mineral deposits are known in Kazakhstan. Thus, Kazakhstan is among the top ten countries in the world in terms of oil reserves. Uranium deposits discovered in Kazakhstan are in second position in terms of world reserves. In terms of gold reserves, Kazakhstan ranks sixth in the world.
The Republic of Kazakhstan has a unique and rich biological landscape diversity. Its natural areas are represented by landscapes from northern deserts to alpine meadows and eternal snows.
Kazakhstan consists of five major economic regions:
- Northern Kazakhstan - grain farming, mining of iron ore and coal, mechanical engineering, production of petroleum products and ferroalloys, and energy are developed.
- East Kazakhstan - non-ferrous metallurgy, energy, engineering and forestry.
- Western Kazakhstan is the largest oil and gas producing region.
Central Kazakhstan - ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy, mechanical engineering, animal husbandry.
- Southern Kazakhstan - cotton, rice, wool, grain, fruits, vegetables, grapes; non-ferrous metallurgy, instrument making, light and food industries, fisheries and forestry are developed.
Kazakhstan sets itself the task of attracting investors to the country's economy through the constant improvement of the investment climate and the creation of favorable and unique conditions for them, since attracting foreign direct investment plays a key role in the development of the state.
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