05 September 2017
On the eve of the BRICS summit taking place on September 3-5 in the Chinese city of Xiamen, the head of the Eurasian Studies Program of the Institute of World Economics and Politics under the Foundation of the First President of Kazakhstan – Elbassy
27 August 2017
Director of the Institute of World Economics and Politics under the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbassy Yerzhan Saltybaev made a presentation at the plenary session of the 62nd Pugwash Conference of Scientists
25 August 2017
At the series of meetings in London, the experts discussed cooperation between Kazakhstan and British think tanks analyzing various aspects of international politics, the participation of leading foreign specialists in the activities of the Astana Club
21 August 2017

The terrorist attack in Barcelona became another link in a series of violent acts in Europe, having occurred over the past year. Once again, the terrorists targeted civilians in places of mass gathering. According to the latest data, 13 people died, and about a hundred were injured. Before that, the largest terrorist attack in Spain was in 2004, when about 200 people were killed in train explosions.

16 August 2017

In early August, the tenge currency rate reacted to the ruble, which is under the pressure of anti-Russian sanctions. As Russia is Kazakhstan's largest trading partner, the tenge rate remains sensitive to the Russian ruble.

In the long term, the volatility of the tenge will be affected to a greater extent by the current account deficit that is observed since 2015. In the first half of 2017, the current account deficit amounted to $ 2.6 billion.

10 August 2017
A new world history books will open with chapters on Turkic unity. And only then the world will find the long-awaited peace. Turkic unity will shine to the whole world, like the sun, opening up new horizons for millions of people.
04 August 2017

Last Wednesday, US President Donald Trump signed a law on the new economic sanctions against Russia, Iran and the DPRK. This decision caused heated debates not only in the above-mentioned countries, but also in those countries not directly affected by the restrictions. What will this "war of sanctions" bring to the world and Kazakhstan? Zhumabek Sarabekov, an expert at the Institute of World Economics and Politics under the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbassy, discusses this with the “Vremya” newspaper.

31 July 2017

Kazakhstan’s export has been on the decline since 2013. The reason is that the main commodity that our country previously successfully sold abroad – raw oil – has ceased to be in demand in the new economic conditions. In this regard, in his regular message to the people of Kazakhstan, President set the task of reorienting to non-primary exports, doubling their share by 2025.

28 July 2017
IWEP hosted the international round table "Prospects for the cooperation between the Central Asian countries and China following the "Belt and Road" forum in May 2017."
20 July 2017

Nursultan Nazarbayev told about the vectors of the republic’s foreign policy. It is aimed, as it has been before, at the equal partnership, uniting efforts to enhance the international status of the region. Will we be able to continue to pursue the multi-vector policy? After all, the situation is becoming tenser, and it is rather difficult to live as before.