Kazakhstan and ADB

In the Spotlight

In the early 1990s, Kazakhstan was transitioning from a centrally planned economy to one driven by market forces. ADB began supporting the Government of Kazakhstan in 1994, a few years after the country became independent, by providing much-needed assistance in agriculture, education, finance, and the delivery of social services.

Since the early 2000s, Kazakhstan has pursued economic diversification to avoid being stuck in the “middle-income trap.” It seeks to transform from a landlocked to a “landlinked” economy. To address these development needs, ADB cooperation with Kazakhstan in recent years has focused on the finance and transport sectors and on knowledge partnerships.

Read the ADB and Kazakhstan fact sheet.

Activities

22 June 2016Public Lecture on Inclusive Growth is Held at Nazarbayev University
25 May 2016ADB Vice-President Meets Kazakhstan Prime-Minister

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Projects in Kazakhstan