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   2014  2015
Real GDP 5.7 6.1
Consumer Prices 9.2 7.5
Source: World Economic Outlook (April 2014)
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Republic of Kazakhstan and the IMF
Updated May 6, 2014

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IMF Survey Online
May 06, 2014 -- IMF Survey : Slowdown in Emerging Markets Weighs on Caucasus, Central Asia
Economic growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia is expected to decline to 6 percent in 2014 from 6½ percent in 2013, mainly because of sharply weaker activity in Russia and other emerging markets, the IMF says.
October 25, 2013 -- IMF Survey : Caucasus, Central Asia See Robust Growth, But Risks Remain
Economic growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia is expected to remain robust, but lower growth in key trading partners such as Russia and China could pose a threat to this outlook, the IMF said in its latest regional assessment.
August 16, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Kazakhstan: Making the Most of Its Oil Wealth
With major new oil discoveries in recent years, oil will be the main driver of Kazakhstan's growth. But a key challenge is to ensure that the benefits from the oil wealth are shared by the population as a whole.
April 28, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Caucasus, Central Asia Rebound, But Inflation Poses Risk
Countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia are seeing a second year of strong growth following the crisis, but the region must tackle inflation and other issues if it is to sustain the recovery, the IMF says in its latest forecast for the region.
April 28, 2011 -- IMF Survey: Caucasus, Central Asia Rebound, But Inflation Poses Risk
Countries in the Caucasus and Central Asia are seeing a second year of strong growth following the crisis, but the region must tackle inflation and other issues if it is to sustain the recovery, the IMF says in its latest forecast for the region.
October 28, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Recovery Takes Hold in Caucasus, Central Asia
The economic upturn in the Caucasus and Central Asia is gathering momentum, with growth for the region projected to increase to 5¾ percent in 2010 from 3½ percent in 2009, the IMF says in its latest forecast for the region.
August 17, 2010 -- IMF Survey: Kazakhstan on Road to Recovery, But Banking System Still Weak
Kazakhstan is recovering from economic crisis, but stagnant credit growth and banking sector troubles continue to weigh on economic activity, says the International Monetary Fund.
October 03, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Caucasus, Central Asia Feel Crisis Impact, But Set for Modest Upturn
The global crisis has severely impacted the Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA), with growth for the region projected to drop from 6.6 percent in 2008 to 1.5 percent in 2009, according to the IMF’s latest forecast for Middle East and Central Asia
June 22, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF to Step Up Its Engagement, Support in Central Asia
Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn assures countries of Central Asia during a four-country tour that the IMF stands ready to help manage the effects of the global financial crisis and step up its engagement and support in the region.
June 12, 2009 -- IMF Survey: IMF Chief Visits Central Asia Amid Sharp Slowdown
IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn makes his first visit to Central Asia June 14-20 as countries in the region tackle the fallout from lower commodity prices, declining exports, and a slump in overseas remittances.
May 11, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Crisis Virtually Halts Growth in Caucasus and Central Asia
Growth in the Caucasus and Central Asia is expected to come to a near halt this year—contracting to 0.9 percent in 2009 from 6.3 percent in 2008—and recover only gradually in 2010, according to the latest IMF forecast for the region.
March 10, 2009 -- IMF Survey: Crisis Brings Reversal of Fortune to Caucasus and Central Asia
Growth in the resource-rich Caucasus and Central Asia (CCA) is projected to slow to under 2 percent in 2009 from 6 percent in 2008, as the deepening global crisis hits the region hard, the IMF says in its latest regional forecast.