Press releases
Press releases
AIFC Authority
29 February 2024 13:25
More than 90 billion tenge in taxes were paid by AIFC participants to the country’s budget
By the end of 2023, participants of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) contributed 85.2 billion tenge in taxes to the country s budget. Analysts of the AIFC Authority presented this data in the annual report on the centre s
28 February 2024 06:24
Astana International Financial Centre achieves ISDA recognition as a netting-friendly jurisdiction
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA) has recognised the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) as a netting-friendly jurisdiction and published its legal opinion prepared by Dentons Kazakhstan LLP for ISDA members.The
26 February 2024 12:19
AIFC participants receive wider access to Kazakhstan's financial market
The list of financial services that participants of the Astana International Financial Centre can provide to residents of Kazakhstan has been expanded. 12 February this year the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan (NB RK), the Agency of the
15 February 2024 08:47
Air Astana starts unconditional trading on AIX
Astana International Exchange ( AIX , Exchange ) is pleased to announce that ordinary shares (the Shares ) and Global Depositary Receipts ( GDRs ) of Air Astana JSC have been listed and are admitted to regular trading on AIX. It was preceded by three and
AIFC Authority
08 February 2024 13:31
Leading lawyers were awarded the AIFC Legal Awards 2024 for their contributions to the development and promotion of AIFC law
On February 8th in Astana, lawyers were honored with the AIFC Legal Awards 2024 for their contributions to the advancement of law enforcement practices within the current legal framework of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC). The event,
08 February 2024 11:25
Conditional trading of Air Astana GDRs and Shares denominated in USD to start on AIX
Astana International Exchange ( AIX , Exchange ) is pleased to announce that conditional trading[1] in the global depositary receipts ( GDRs ) of Air Astana JSC is expected to commence on the AIX and London Stock Exchange plc ( LSE ) at 2pm (Astana time)
07 February 2024 14:03
AIFC hosts a workshop on safe use of digital assets
The Astana International Financial Centre is hosting a workshop "Cryptocurrency in Central Asia: Navigating FATF Recommendation 15 - Challenges and Best Practices", which discussed ways to ensure safe and responsible use of cryptocurrency.During the
AIFC Authority
07 February 2024 13:33
AIFC presents analytical report on capital market based on AIX exchange activities
This analytical report aims to provide a detailed review and analysis of the Astana International Exchange (AIX) activities in 2023, offering valuable insights for the private sector, government agencies and the general public regarding the state, trends
02 February 2024 12:24
AFSA alerts to a fake email in which it is impersonated
The Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) alerts the public that the following email address: [email protected] is a fake email address in which AFSA is impersonated.It came to the attention of AFSA that scammers used the email address to send
AIFC Authority
02 February 2024 00:00
Representatives of more than 70 companies participated in the AIFC event for investors in London
On February 2, the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), with the support of the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, hosted the event AIFC Connect: London 2024 . The gathering brought together
AIFC Green Finance Centre
18 January 2024 07:27
SAIPRO GROUP LLC issued the first corporate green bonds in the Republic of Uzbekistan
On December, 2023 SAIPRO GROUP LLC with the assistance of the Direct Investment Fund of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the AIFC Green Finance Centre (GFC), successfully conducted the debut placement of corporate green bonds equivalent to 4 000 000 (four
AIFC Authority
17 January 2024 14:31
SK-Pharmaceuticals LLP and AIFC agreed on cooperation
Attracting investments is one of the priorities in the activities of the Unified Distributor. Today, there is increased interest in the domestic pharmaceutical market from international investors, who are looking for new opportunities in emerging
AIFC Expat Centre
08 January 2024 12:18
Compulsory dactyloscopic registration (fingerprints)
Compulsory dactyloscopic registration (fingerprints) Dear clients, Starting from January 2024, compulsory dactyloscopic registration (fingerprints) will be subject to foreign nationals (aged over 16) when applying for the following services: Temporary or
29 December 2023 15:12
AFSA has adopted Rules on interaction of Digital Asset Service Providers and commercial banks of Kazakhstan.
The Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA), in collaboration with national regulatory authorities, is pleased to announce the formulation of comprehensive rules that enhance the interaction between a broader range of licensed entities within the
28 December 2023 06:49
Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) Introduces Stablecoin Framework
The Astana Financial Services Authority (AFSA) has introduced its first comprehensive Stablecoin Framework, to take effect from 1 January 2024. It is a pivotal addition to the AIFC Rules on Digital Asset Activities. This framework is developed to ensure