• Kazakhstan United For Global Security
    Kazakhstan United For Global Security
  • Astana EXPO-2017
    Astana EXPO-2017
  • Astana Economic Forum
    Astana Economic Forum

Kazakhstan: 100 Steps Toward a New Nation

Kazakhstan’s 100 Concrete Steps initiative was launched in the spring as a direct response to worsening regional and global conditions. Increased tensions between the major powers had led to tit-for-tat sanctions which had an impact far beyond the countries directly involved. Slowing growth across the world had seen the price of energy and raw materials fall. Europe, Kazakhstan’s biggest trading partner, remained in economic trouble, as has been underlined by the difficulties of putting in place a rescue package for Greece. read more