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Welcome To Kazakhstan
Country number
47
Selected MR Agencies
  • Elephants Can't Jump

    Ensuring brand initiatives work in practice as well as in theory. To have marketplace impact, we believe every research assignment should consist of three elements consumer exploration or validation, within a competitive context, generating commercial outputs.
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  • Firefish Ltd

    29 full time staff, operating in all corners of the globe, on all manner of projects. No methodology is squashed to fit. We approach each brief with fresh eyes and minds, to make sure you get the most out of your research, helping your brand move forward.
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  • Grass Roots

    Grass Roots is one of Europe's largest performance improvement companies. Established in 1980, Grass Roots UK is the founding company of a group with offices and partners operating in 15 countries around the world.
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  • DIGITAL-MR

    In addition to Social Media Research (Web Listening) DigitalMRs solutions also include community panels, access panels, Web usability and a distinct focus on qualitativeresearch online.
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An Introduction to Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan, the ninth largest country in the world by area, has been inhabited since the Stone Age and it is believed that on its rolling steppes human beings first domesticated the horse. See full country profile.

Latest Research News from Central Asia

Sep 22
London-based video ad distribution and tracking platform Unruly has launched a new targeting capability, to help advertisers across South East Asia connect with those consumers most likely to emotionally engage with a specific ad. Sep 22 2017
Sep 21
US-based J.D. Power is adding the Net Promoter Score (NPS) to its automotive and finance industry studies in Asia Pacific, for use in benchmarking clients' performance against competitors. Sep 21 2017


0 current Central Asian jobs at present - sorry



Fast Facts
Map of Kazakhstan
CAPITAL: Astana
GOVERNMENT: Republic; authoritarian presidential rule, with little power outside the executive branch.
AREA: 2,717,300 sq km
POPULATION: 15,460,484 (July 2010 est.)
MAJOR LANGUAGE: Kazakh (State), Russian (Official)
Pyramid near lake, Kazakhstan
Pyramid near lake, Kazakhstan


Naval Gazing and High Camp: Kazakhstan is bordered in part by the Caspian Sea - the only landlocked sea in the world. For that reason, even though Kazakhstan is a long way from a sea proper, it has a fully-functioning Navy.

Kazakhstan is also home to the largest tensile structure in the world (ie the world's tallest tent - see picture above right). Standing on a 200m concrete base, Khan Shatyr is also the capital's highest structure.

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Kazakhstan in Profile

Kazakhstan, the ninth largest country in the world by area, has been inhabited since the Stone Age and it is believed that on its rolling steppes human beings first domesticated the horse.

The area was conquered by Russia in the 18th century, and Kazakhstan was the last Soviet republic to gain independence, on 16th of December 1991. The communist-era leader, Nursultan Nazarbayev, became the country's new president then an office he still holds.Kazakhstan's economy is larger than those of all the other Central Asian states combined, largely due to the country's vast natural resources and a recent history of political stability.

Some Business and General Info

GDP: $182.3bn (2009) ($11,800 per ca'ita)

Religions Muslim 47%, Russian Orthodox 44%, Protestant 2%, other 7%

Currency: Tenge (KZT) (1 KZT = 0.0051 EUR)

Telephone Code: +7

Research Industry

We can find no evidence of a MR Association in Kazakhstan. If we're wrong, please get in touch!

Overview of Trade and Industry

According to the CIA World Factbook: Exports from Kazakhstan were worth $USD 43.96bn in 2009, and were made up of oil and oil products, ferrous metals, chemicals, grain, wool, meat and coal. Main export partners were China, Russia, Germany, Italy, Romania, France, Ukraine and Turkey. Imports for the same period were worth $USD 28.77bn, consisting of machinery and equipment, metal products and foodstuffs. Primary import partners were Russia, China, Germany and Ukraine.

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Kazakhstan
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