Press releases
Press releases
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
26 December 2023 13:41
Security Token Offering Framework takes effect at AIFC jurisdiction on 1 January 2024
AFSA has developed the AIFC Security Token Offering Framework (the STO framework ) to introduce a comprehensive regulatory regime that governs the issuance and trading of Security Tokens within the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC). This
AIFC Authority
26 December 2023 11:30
Astana International Financial Centre has unveiled its achievements for the year 2023
Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) presented the results of its activities for 2023. The AIFC maintained its prominent position in the Central Asia and Eastern Europe region (according to the Global Financial Centres Index rating), confirming
25 December 2023 11:24
Development Bank of Kazakhstan placed green bonds on AIX
Astana International Exchange ( AIX , Exchange ) is pleased to announce the placement of green bonds of Development Bank of Kazakhstan JSC (a subsidiary of Baiterek NMH JSC, DBK , Bank ) on the AIX.The value of the securities issue amounts to $15m, the
25 December 2023 11:06
Crowdfunding applicants to transition to full regulatory regime at AFSA
Entities applying to obtain a License to carry on the Market Activities of "Operating a Loan Crowdfunding Platform" and "Operating an Investment Crowdfunding Platform" (Crowdfunding activities) will be subject to the full regulatory regime and approach
22 December 2023 09:51
AFSA has published amendments to the AIFC Fees Rules
The amendments take effect from 1 January 2024 and mainly include amendments to supervision fees and fees payable to the Registrar of Companies and provide greater clarity on the application of the fees.New fees have been introduced with regards to the