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Location:
- Central Asia, a small portion west of the Ural (Zhayyq) River in eastern-most Europe.
- Neighbours: Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, China.

Climate:
- continental, cold winters and hot summers, arid and semiarid.

Natural hazards:
- earthquakes in the south;
- mudslides around Almaty.

Macro indicators
* 2018 estimates
Surface:2,724,900km2
Population*:18.5million
Pop. density*:6.8people/km2
GDP*:133.8EUR billion
GDP/capita*:7,246.8EUR

Currency: Tenge
Code: KZT
Since: 1993


Insurance market portfolio
* 2018 estimates
TOTAL LIFE*:23%
TOTAL NON-LIFE*:77%
Overall Property*:20%
Overall Motor*:21%

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Statistics

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Kazakhstan FY2020 Market Ranking

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Kazakhstan FY2020 Market Portfolio


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Latest news

KAZAKHSTAN: S&P: Life insurers to continue to see double-digit GWP growth in 2021

"S&P Global Ratings continues to positively assess growth prospects in the life insurance sector in 2021, which is supported by a number of regulatory initiatives and GWP increase from a low base in the past few years", says Ekaterina TOLSTOVA, Deputy Director of the Financial Institutions Group, S&P Global Ratings.



AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Halyk-Life, JSC

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B+ (Good) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of "bbb-" of Halyk-Life, Life Insurance Subsidiary Company of the Halyk Bank of Kazakhstan, JSC (Halyk-Life) (Kazakhstan).















KAZAKHSTAN: New bill concept provides a number of long-awaited changes for the insurance market next year

The insurance market regulator came up with an initiative to develop a draft law "on amendments and additions to certain legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan on regulation and development of the insurance market and securities market" in order to update the legislation and make changes on problematic market issues, according to the Association of Financiers of Kazakhstan (AFK).