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Trade in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan was the world’s 46th largest exporter of goods and 70th largest exporter of commercial services in 2022. Export values were $84.59 billion and $7.92 billion USD respectively. Kazakhstan’s top export category was Fuels and mining products, followed by Manufactures, and Agricultural products. In 2022, Kazakhstan’s main export destination markets for goods and services trade were to China, Italy and Russian Federation, with trade representing 68.11 per cent of GDP. In terms of imports, Kazakhstan is the world’s 62nd largest importer of goods and 67th largest importer of commercial services. Import values were $50.93 billion and $9.42 billion USD respectively in 2022. Kazakhstan’s top import category was Manufactures, followed by Machinery and transport equipment and Chemicals. Leading import partners were Russian Federation, China and Korea, Republic of. Kazakhstan is part of 12 different Regional Trade Agreements, including Armenia – Kazakhstan and Common Economic Zone (CEZ).
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General Information

This section includes general information on the economy, legal system, official languages and links to additional demographic information.

Official Name

Republic of Kazakhstan





WTO Membership Date

30 November 2015

Legal System

civil law system influenced by Roman-Germanic law and by the theory and practice of the Russian Federation


Kazakh, Russian

Number of Time Zone(s)


Additional Information

Financial Information

This section includes financial information such as the currency, exchange rate lookup and local banks issuing trade finance.


Kazakhstani tenge

Exchange Rate

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GTFP Confirming Banks

Through the IFC's Global Trade Finance Program (GTFP) bank network, local financial institutions can establish working partnerships with a vast number of major international banks in the Program that can broaden access to finance and reduce cash collateral requirements. This extends and complements the capacity of banks to deliver trade finance by providing risk mitigation on a per-transaction basis in challenging markets where trade lines may be limited.
  • ATFBank JSC - Almaty, Kazakhstan - SWIFT: ALMNKZKA

  • Bank CenterCredit JSC - Almaty, Kazakhstan - SWIFT: KCJBKZKX

  • Citibank Kazakhstan JSC - Almaty, Kazakhstan - SWIFT: CITIKZKA

  • HSBC Bank Kazakhstan - Almaty, Kazakhstan - SWIFT: HSBCKZKA

  • Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Almaty JSC - Almaty, Kazakhstan - SWIFT: ICBKKZKX

  • JSC AB (Bank of China Kazakhstan) - Almaty, Kazakhstan - SWIFT: BKCHKZKA

  • JSC AB (Bank of China Kazakhstan) Yalian - Almaty, Kazakhstan - SWIFT: BKCHKZKA

Contact Information

This section includes contact information for business support organizations and national resources.

Business Support Organizations

  • Kazakhstan National Export and Investment Agency

    Trade promotion organization (TPO)

    [email protected]

Copyright Offices

  • National Institute of Intellectual Property,

  • Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Industrial Property Offices

  • National Institute of Intellectual Property

  • Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan

SPS Enquiry Points

Sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) enquiry points are government agencies designated to answer questions about trade requirements.
  • Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
    Department for Foreign Trade Activity Development
    Phone: +7 7172 74 30 98
    +7 7172 76 86 02

    8 Orynbor str., "House of Ministries" Adm. Bldg., Entrance 7

    [email protected]

Additional Information

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Links to other helpful resources

This section includes additional links to trade-related resources.

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Last Reviewed: June, 2024

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