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Kazakhstan

KEY ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Population July 2007 est. 15,284,929
Annual average growth rate of population 2007 est. 0.352%
Literacy 1999 est. 99.5%
Annual rate of inflation 2006 est. 8.6%
GDP 2006 est. US$53.6 billion
GDP growth rate 2006 est. 10.6%
GDP composition by sector 2006 est.  
Agriculture   6.3%
Industry   41.1%
Services   52.7%
GDP (per capita) on purchasing power parity 2006 est. US$9,400
Currency TENGE  
Conversion rate (Tenge per USD) Yr. 2006 126.09
Growth rate of various sectors Yr. 2006 Agriculture (8.6%)
Industry (15.9%) 
Services (15.07%)
Total export Yr. 2006 US$ 38.24 billion
Total import Yr. 2006 US$ 23.66 billion
Current Account Convertibility   Full
Trade Route   By sea to Bandar Abbas (Iran) & by surface to Kazakhstan to Hong Kong/Xingang (China) and further by surface to Kazakhstan India-Kazakhstan by Air Astana

 

INDIA'S BILATERAL TRADE WITH KAZAKHSTAN

Value in million USD

Year 2001-2002 2002-2003 2003-2004 2004-2005 2005-2006 2006-2007 (Provisional Figures)
EXPORTS
India's Total Export 43,826.73 52,719.43 63,842.97 83,535.94 103,090.54 126,331.10
Exports to Kazakhstan 45.7 46.88 74.81 81.42 90.86 83.34
%Growth   2.58 59.58 8.83 11.6 8.27
%Growth in India's Exports   20.29 21.1 30.85 23.41 22.54
% share in total exports 0.1 0.09 0.12 0.1 0.09 0.07
IMPORTS
India's Total Import 51,413.29 61,412.13 78,149.61 111,517.44 149,165.73 190566
Imports from Kazakhstan 7.39 12.73 9.26 15.39 26.3 88.2
%Growth   72.14 -27.22 66.18 70.87 235.36
%Growth in India's Imports   19.45 27.25 42.7 33.76 27.75
%Share in total imports 0.01 0.02 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.05
TRADE BALANCE
with Kazakhstan 38.31  34.15  65.55  66.03  64.57  -4.86 
with World -7,586.56 -8,693 -14,306.65 -27,981.49 -46,075.19 -64,234

Source :Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics, Govt. of India

COMPARATIVE TREND ANALYSIS OF INDIA'S SHARE AS A SUPPLIER

Value in million USD

Year Global Imports Imports from India India's %age Share in Kazakhstan's Total Imports
1998 4256.62 36.05 0.85
2000 5033.3 45.86 0.91
2001 6355.87 50.59 0.8
2003 8408.68 72.99 0.87
2004 12631.85 85.97 0.68
2005 17352.21 100.94 0.58
2006 23663.08 150.57 0.64

TOP 20 PRODUCT GROUPS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF KAZAKHSTAN (YR. 2006)

Value in million USD

HS Code Description Global Import Value %age share of the Product Group in Ctry's Total Imports Value of Imports from India India's %age Share %age Share of Intra-CIS Imports Top 3 Suppliers %age Share
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc 4489.46 18.97 46.79 1.04 22.24 Italy 20.81
Russia 17.71
Germany 1.45
27 Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products, etc 3051.46 12.90 0.20 0.01 96.22 Russia 86.97
Uzbekistan 4.24
Turkmenistan 3.59
87 Vehicles other than railway, tramway 2667.37 1.27 0.22 0.01 29.00 Japan 26.61
Russia 23.62
Germany 19.22
85 Electrical, electronic equipment 1989.66 8.41 12.47 0.63 24.11 Russia 18.79
China 1.14
USA 1.09
73 Articles of iron or steel 1867.89 7.89 2.95 0.16 52.20 Russia 38.99
Ukraine 12.00
China 9.86
72 Iron and steel 803.73 3.40 3.79 0.47 88.64 Russia 73.49
Ukraine 9.13
Uzbekistan 5.51
39 Plastics and articles thereof 617.32 2.61 1.21 0.20 36.40 Russia 29.67
China 15.87
Germany 9.19
90 Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus 500.71 2.12 2.30 0.46 22.17 Russia 19.13
Germany 18.54
USA 12.38
30 Pharmaceutical products 494.04 2.09 33.52 6.78 15.03 Germany 17.89
Russia 1.05
France 9.72
86 Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment 453.53 1.92 0.55 0.12 82.61 Russia 51.83
Ukraine 29.72
China 7.48
94 Furniture, lighting, signs, prefabricated buildings 404.64 1.71 0.02 0.004 40.71 Russia 31.37
China 16.28
Turkey 1.76
89 Ships, boats and other floating structures 368.27 1.56 0 0 43.65 Russia 38.83
Italy 18.97
Romania 8.66
48 Paper & paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board 364.66 1.54 0.63 0.17 49.96 Russia 38.14
Ukraine 9.20
Germany 7.58
44 Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal 330.60 1.40 0.15 0.05 71.34 Russia 66.86
Poland 8.55
China 5.23
40 Rubber and articles thereof 311.14 1.31 0.79 0.25 65.90 Russia 51.82
Belarus 8.08
Ukraine 5.76
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 296.54 1.25 1.11 0.37 24.19 Russia 21.07
Germany 16.75
China 12.78
17 Sugar and sugar confectionary 282.19 1.19 0.002 0.001 25.05 Brazil 50.22
Russia 12.41
Cuba 12.07
88 Aircraft,
spacecraft,
and parts thereof
228.09 0.96 0 0 22.85 France 39.67
Russia 21.58
UK 18.81
69 Ceramic Products 220.01 0.93 3.97 1.80 48.43 Russia 38.89
China 35.51
Ukraine 3.76
25 Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement   212.31 0.90 3.97 0.29 88.80 Russia 64.34
Uzbekistan 12.19
Kyrgyzstan 10.13

TOP PRODUCT GROUPS OF COUNTRY'S EXPORTS TO INDIA (YR.2006)

Value in million USD

HS Code Description Global Exports Exports to India India's %age share in Total Exports of the Country
10 Cereals 568.96 45.52 8.00
25 Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement 118.99 7.18 6.03
72 Iron and steel 2333.63 6.02 0.26
74 Copper and articles thereof 2631.96 0.32 0.01
81 Other base metals, cermets, articles thereof 164.66 0.17 0.10
51 Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric thereof 49.04 0.06 0.12
28 Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotopes 1359.20 0.04 0.003
30 Pharmaceutical products 12.00 0.04 0.32
78 Lead and articles thereof 108.59 0.03 0.02
73 Articles of iron or steel 76.93 0.01 0.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc 216.22 0.01 0.01

 

TOP 20 PRODUCT GROUPS OF INDIA'S EXPORTS TO KAZAKHSTAN (YR. 2006)

Value in million USD

HS Code Description India's Global Exports India's Exports to Kazakhstan Kazakhstan's %age share in India Exports of the item Rank of the Product Group in top 20 of Kazakhstan's Global Imports
30 Pharmaceutical Products 3000.65 25.88 0.86 9
09 Spices, Coffee And Tea 1125.93 11.97 1.06  
84 Machinery 4979.45 11.17 0.22 1
85 Electrical Machinery 3757.62 7.71 0.21 4
61 Knit Apparel 3524.50 6.75 0.19  
42 Leather Art; Saddlry; Bags 1213.10 6.44 0.53  
72 Iron And Steel 5187.22 3.29 0.06 6
69 Ceramic Products 142.79 2.98 2.09 19
62 Woven Apparel 5423.94 2.14 0.04  
29 Organic Chemicals 5792.06 0.96 0.02  
73 Iron/Steel Products 3240.16 0.67 0.02 5
38 Misc. Chemical Products 1102.82 0.64 0.06 16
63 Misc. Textile Articles 2343.43 0.62 0.03  
24 Tobacco 365.51 0.57 0.16  
87 Vehicles, Not Railway 3665.69 0.53 0.01 3
08 Edible Fruit And Nuts 857.76 0.49 0.06  
40 Rubber 1195.88 0.44 0.04 15
21 Miscellaneous Food 189.76 0.42 0.22  
39 Plastic 2660.63 0.38 0.01 7
76 Aluminum 772.46 0.36 0.05  

Detailed Analysis (at 4 digit HS Code Level) for top 4 Product Groups of India's Exports to Kazakhstan: Global Imports, Imports from India, Intra-CIS Imports, Potential Trade & Top 3 suppliers

Top 4 Product Groups namely Pharmaceuticals, Spices/Tea/Coffee, Machinery & Electrical Machinery constituting 65.6% share in India's total Exports to Kazakhstan.

TOP 4 DIGIT ITEMS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF KAZAKHSTAN FOR PHARMAEUTICALS (HS CODE 30) YEAR 2006

Value in million USD

HS Code Description Global Import Value %age share of the item in Country's Imports of the Product Group Value of Imports from India India's Global Exports Value of Intra-CIS Imports Potential Trade for India Top 3 Suppliers % age Share
3004 Medicament mixtures (not 3002, 3005, 3006), put in dosage 408.23 82.631 32.309 2458.59 56.81 375.921 Germany 18.39
Russia 9.89
France 9.15
3002 Human & animal blood; antisera, vaccines, toxins, micro- organism cultures 58.896 11.9213 0.543 172.576 10.813 58.353 Austria 21.96
France 15.63
Russia 15.38

TOP 4 DIGIT ITEMS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF KAZAKHSTAN FOR TEA/COFFEE/SPICES (HS CODE 09) YEAR 2006

Value in million USD

HS Code Description Global Import Value %age share of the item in Country's Imports of the Product Group Value of Imports from India India's Global Exports Value of Intra-CIS Imports Potential Trade for India Top 3 Suppliers % age Share
0902 Tea 57.348 91.4641 26.173 415.495 3.5 31.175 India 45.64
Kenya
Sri Lanka
32.73
7.09
0901 Coffee 1.884 3.00478 0.121 317.391 0.26 1.763 Italy 55.41
Russia
Germany
13.06
7.43

TOP 4 DIGIT ITEMS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF KAZAKHSTAN FOR MACHINERY (HS CODE 84) YEAR 2006

Value in million USD

HS Code Description Global Import Value %age share of the item in Country's Imports of the Product Group Value of Imports from India India's Global Exports Value of Intra-CIS Imports Potential Trade for India Top 3 Suppliers % age Share
8429 Self-propelld bulldozer, angledozer, grader, excavator, etc

268.24

5.97

0 15.15 79.84 15.15 China 26.49
Russia 24.66
Japan 8.89
8481 Tap,cock, valve for pipe,tank for the like,incl pressure reducing valve 248.33 5.53 0.02 395.20 57.05 248.31 Italy 26.84
Russia 20.41
India 8.39

 

TOP 4 DIGIT ITEMS OF GLOBAL IMPORTS OF KAZAKHSTAN FOR ELECTRICAL MACHINERY (HS CODE 85) YEAR 2006

Value in million USD

HS Code Description Global Import Value %age share of the item in Country's Imports of the Product Group Value of Imports from India India's Global Exports Value of Intra-CIS Imports Potential Trade for India Top 3 Suppliers % age Share
8544 Insulated wire/ cable 231.86 11.65 0.21 292.35 124.83 231.64 Russia 45.88
Turkey 15.06
Spain 6.17
8525 Television camera, transmission app for radio-telephony 187.04 9.40 0.18 105.66 5.18 105.48 Sweden 32.78
Germany 8.12
UK 7.84

TRADE FAIRS & EXHIBITIONS TO BE HELD IN KAZAKHSTAN

City/Location Event Name & Details Date
Exhibition Center Atakent, Almaty WORLDFOOD/ WORLDFOODTECH /INGREDIENTS/AGROWORLD KAZAKHSTAN 2007

10th International Exhibition for Food & Drinks, Food & Drink Technology, Agriculture, Packaging Technology & Materials and Ingredients

30.10-02.11.2007
- Do - PLASTEX CENTRAL ASIA 2008

2nd International Exhibition for Plastic and Rubber

12.03-15.03.2008
- Do - KAZBUILD SPRING 2008 3rd International Exhibition for Building, Construction and Interior Design 12.03-15.03.2008
Atyrau Sports Palace, Atyrau ATYRAU OIL & GAS 2008 7th Regional Oil & Gas Exhibition 09.04-11.04.2008
Exhibition Center Atakent, Almaty KAZUPACK / KAZPRINTMEDIA 2008

6th International Exhibition for Packaging Technology & Materials and Printing, Advertising and Design

24.04-26.04.2008
- Do - KIHE 2008 15th International Healthcare Exhibition 14.05-17.05.2008
Sports Palace, Astana ASTANABUILD 2008

10th International Exhibition for Building, Construction and Interior Design

21.05-23.05.2008
Alatau Sport Palace, Astana INTERFOOD ASTANA/ AGRIHORT ASTANA 2008

10th International Exhibition for Food & Drinks, Food & Drink Technology, Agriculture, Packaging Technology & Materials and Ingredients

12.06-14.06.2008
Aktau MANGYSTAUBUILD 2008

Regional Construction Exhibition in the Mangystau Oblast

15.10-17.10.2008

Useful Websites

www.mfa.kz  Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Kazakhstan: News & Articles, Ministries & Missions, Information on Kazakhstan's foreign Policy, Overseas & Foreign Embassies.
www.kazinvest.kz  Kazakhstan Investment Promotion Centre: Investment Climate/Investment Legislation/ Investment Projects
www.nationalbank.kz  The National Bank of Kazakhstan

KEY CONTACTS

Shri Ashok Sajjanhar
Ambassador
Embassy of India
Ulitsa Maulenova 71
Almaty-480091
Kazakhstan
Telephone: 007-727-2923382
Fax: 007-727-2614805
E-mail: amb.almaty@mea.gov.inhoc.almaty@mea.gov.in   
Website : www.indembassy.kz 

Dr. Kairat Umarov
Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary
Embassy of Republic of Kazakhstan
61, Poorvi Marg, Vasant Vihar
New Delhi- 110057
Telephone: 91-11-46007700/46007710
Fax: 91-11-46007701
E-mail: embassy@kazind.com
Website : www.kazind.com

 
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