To date, Kazakhstan has created a favorable investment climate with a simplified tax regime, constantly improving legislation, extended package of investment preferences. The country also sits 36th in the updated World Bank’s «Doing Business 2018» ranking and within the Global Competitiveness Index’s «investor protection» indicator is ranked 10th among 185 countries in the world for the second year in a row.
New Code on Subsoil use was adopted in December 2017, which is intended to minimizing bureaucracy and increasing efficiency in mining industry
9th largest country (the largest landlocked),4,750 miles of border with Russia (57%) and 1,097 miles with China (13%), 1,677 miles of “Western China – Western Europe” highway, Time zone: UTC+05:00 (10 hours ahead of New York) Capital: Astana (pop. 860,000)