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KAZAKHSTAN

(Position as of December 31, 2005)

I. Status Under IMF Articles of Agreement





1. Date of entry

July 15, 1992.

Article VIII

Date of acceptance: July 16, 1996.

Article XIV






II. Methods of currency regulation





1. Restrictions and/or practice multiple exchange rates

No.

2. Restrictions in purposes of international security

In the event of a threat of economic security of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the stability of its financial system, right to introduce special permission regime to conduct currency transactions is provided.

The decision to introduce and extend a special permission regime, the procedure and conditions of issuing permits, and the operations that cannot be carried out without a special permit shall be determined by the President of Republic of Kazakhstan after joint consultations with the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan and National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan.(Article 32 of Law of Republic of Kazakhstan "On currency regulation and currency control")

a. In accordance with IMF Executive Board Decision No. 144- (52\51)

No.

b. In accordance with sanctions of U.N.O.

No.



III. Exchange Arrangement





1. Currency

The currency of Kazakhstan is the Kazakhstani tenge.

a. Other legal tender

No

2. Exchange rate structure

Unitary

3. Classification




h. Independently floating

The exchange rate of the tenge is determined on the basis of supply and demand in the foreign exchange market. The foreign exchange market includes the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE), which conducts daily trading online using an electronic trading system, an over –the –counter interbank market, and a network of exchange bureaus over 2800, handling foreign exchange cash transactions. Banks may participate in trading session on their own account or on behalf of their clients. Banks may also trade in an over – the – counter interbank market at freely negotiated rates.

The official exchange rate of the tenge against the USD is determined daily as the weighted average rate at 11:00 AM of the previous day on the KASE. The rates for other currencies are calculated on the basis of their cross rates against the US dollar. The National bank of Kazakhstan (NBK) publishes daily rates of separate currencies towards tenge for the purposes of accounting and calculation of customs payments. Commercial banks establish own exchange rates without restrictions.

4. Exchange tax

No.

5. Exchange subsidy

No.

6. Forward exchange market

Foreign exchange futures are quoted on the KASE. Forward exchange operations are also conducted in the interbank market.

a. Official cover of forward operations

No.

Links on juridical documents and hyperlinks

Not available.



IV. Arrangements for Payments and Receipts





1. Prescription of currency requirements

Payments and transfers of money between residents and nonresidents must be effected through accounts in authorized banks, unless specified by the law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On currency regulation and currency control".

Payments and transfers on transactions between residents and nonresidents may be conducted in any currency as long as they comply with the requirements of currency legislation.

a. Controls on use of domestic currency

Yes.

1. For current transactions and payments

No.

2. For capital transactions

The domestic currency used in transactions between residents and non-residents is considered as currency valuables. Therefore, all transactions of such type are subject to all provisions of currency legislation in respect of capital transactions.

a. Transactions in capital and money market instruments


Yes.

b. Transactions in derivatives and other instruments


Yes.

c. Credit operations

Yes.

b. Use of foreign exchange among residents

Currency operations between residents are restricted, except:

1) operations in which one of the parties is the National Bank or Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

2) operations with currency valuables classified as banking operations and other operations that only authorized banks and authorized organizations are within the right to perform in accordance with a license issued thereto and legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

3) payment for banking services connected with currency operations, and payment of forfeits(fines, penalties) under agreements foreseeing the rendering of banking services in foreign currency;

4) operations connected with acquisition, sale, payment of remuneration on, and / or redemption of securities issued by residents in foreign currency, and securities issued by nonresidents;

5) payments and transfers of money under commission agreements connected with export(import), when transferable letters of credit are used as the form of payment;

6) assignment of promissory notes denominated in foreign currency in performance of money obligations;

7) settlements with residents possessing NBK licenses to engage in retailing and delivery of services for cash foreign currency;

8) payment of business travel expenses to employees outside the Republic of Kazakhstan;

9) grant transfers of money or grant assignment of currency valuables by individuals, and to juridical persons engaging in charitable activities under their charter;

10) deposits in banks by individuals in favor of other individuals;

11) operations connected with payments of taxes and other obligatory payments to the budget in cases specified by legislative acts of the Republic of Kazakhstan;

Payments arrangements

No.

a. Bilateral payments arrangements

No.

1. Operative

No.

2. Inoperative

No.

b. Regional arrangements

No.

c. Clearing agreements

No.

d. Barter agreements and open accounts

No.

3. Administration of control

Currency control in the Republic of Kazakhstan shall be carried out by the National Bank of Kazakhstan, and other state bodies within the bounds of authority established by laws of the Republic of the Kazakhstan, and currency control agents.

Authorized banks and authorized institutions engaged in certain types of banking operations, and other institutions obligated by their licenses to control compliance of their operations with currency legislation, are currency control agents.

The Ministry of Finance ensures monitoring and control over the government borrowing and control over the earmarked and efficient use of government - guaranteed borrowing, and monitoring government and government-guaranteed debt.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade issues licenses to import and export of goods and services, and to perform other activities within the scope of its authority, and it also monitors licensees’ compliance with qualification requirements and licensing regulations.

Financial Supervision Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan licenses banks for carrying out foreign exchange operations in the context of common bank license.

The Customs Control Committee of MOF performs customs control and, within the scope of its authority, currency control.

4. Payments arrears


No.

a. Official

No.

b. Private

Not available.

5. Controls on trade in gold (coins and/or bullion)

Refined gold bullion is classified as currency valuables.

a. Control on domestic ownership and /or trade

No.

b. Control on external trade

There are no restrictions on the export of refined precious metals. Control over the foreign trade of refined precious metals, however, is maintained in the same manner as that applied to other goods.

6. Control on exports and imports of banknotes

Yes.

a. On exports

Yes.

1. Domestic currency

Individuals exporting domestic currency cash up to the equivalent of 3,000 USD are obliged to declare exported amount to customs.

2. Foreign currency

Individuals exporting foreign currency in cash up to the equivalent of 3,000 are obliged to declare exported amount to customs.

Export of foreign currency in cash by individuals less than the equivalent of 10,000 USD do not require documentary evidence of legal origin.

Exports by individuals of amounts in excess of these limits are prohibited unless: 1)customs declaration indicating that they were previously been imported and declared to customs is presented;

2) individual income-tax declaration (copy of tax-payer) is presented to export foreign currency with other origin.

b. On imports

No.

1. Domestic currency

Import of domestic currency in cash in the amount up to the equivalent of 3,000 USD by individuals is required to be declared to customs.

2. Foreign currency

Import of foreign currency in cash in the amount up to the equivalent of 3,000 USD by individuals is required to be declared to customs.

Links on juridical documents and links

Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On currency regulation and currency control"

http://213.211.77.60/cont/publish557033_3640.pdf



V. Resident Accounts





1. Foreign exchange accounts permitted

Yes.

a. Held domestically

Yes.

Approval required

Public Institutions financed by the republican and local budgets require permission to open foreign currency accounts.

Other residents may open foreign currency accounts in the authorized banks without restrictions.

b. Held abroad

Yes.

Approval required

An NBK license is required, except for opening the accounts by:

(1) banks; (2) residents individuals opening accounts in foreign banks of the countries included in Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) or the Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF); (3) residents natural persons opening accounts in foreign banks while residing abroad. In cases when the account was opened in banks of countries that are not included in OECD or FATF membership, after returning to the Republic of Kazakhstan, resident individuals are required to close the account with foreign bank or apply for a license.

Depending on the purposes of opening the accounts, license of NBK is not required:

  1. accounts are opened with foreign banks by resident financial organizations in support of transactions with financial instruments on international securities markets;

  2. accounts are opened with foreign banks by resident juridical persons specifically for entry of resources required in payment of authorized capital of a legal entity, if this requirement is established by legislation of the foreign state in which the resident's participation is intended;

  3. accounts are opened with foreign banks by resident juridical persons specifically for entry of resources guaranteeing performance of the obligations of residents to nonresidents under loans attracted from residents;

  4. accounts are opened with foreign banks by resident juridical persons specifically to fund expenditures connected with the maintenance of branches and representative offices of this legal entity;

In the last case resident legal entity must register with NBK.

2. Accounts in domestic currency held abroad

Look at 1b.

3. Accounts in domestic currency convertible into foreign currency

No.

Links on juridical documents and hyperlinks

Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On currency regulation and currency control"

http://213.211.77.60/cont/publish557033_3640.pdf



VI. Nonresident Accounts





1. Foreign exchange accounts permitted


No.




a. Approval required

No




2. Domestic currency accounts

No.




a. Convertible into foreign currency

No.




b. Approval required

No




3. Blocked accounts

No.




Links on juridical documents and hyperlinks

Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On currency regulation and currency control"

http://213.211.77.60/cont/publish557033_3640.pdf






VII. Imports and Import Payments





1. Foreign exchange budget

No.

2. Financing requirements for imports

No.

a. Minimum financing requirements

No.

b. Advance payment requirements

No.

c. Advance import deposits

No.

3. Documentation requirements for release of foreign currency for imports

In order to purchase foreign currency and to make payments on import, resident juridical persons must submit the appropriate import contract to the bank.

a. Domiciliation requirements

No.

b. Preshipment inspection

No.

c. Letters of credit

No.

d. Import licenses used as exchange licenses

No.

e. Other requirements

A transaction passport must be completed for each import transaction valued in excess of the equivalent of 10,000 USD at the customs authorities and serving bank.

The transaction passport is checked to verify compliance with the terms of import contract and is monitored by the customs authorities and serving bank until completion of a deal.

Prepayment (delivery) on imports within 180 days is held without restrictions.

If prepayment on imports is made by resident in excess of the amount equivalent to 10,000 USD and the period of delivery of goods and services is more than 180 days, an NBK license is required.

An NBK license is required, in cases when the period of delivery of services, return of the resources or other performance of obligations by the nonresident exceeded 180 days.

In cases when prior delivery on imports in the equivalent of 300,000 USD is made by nonresident before 180 days of the payment the NBK license is required. Registration requirements do not extend on import contracts with transaction passports completed on the whole amount of deal.

4. Import licenses and other nontariff measures

Import license regime is extended on the import of alcohol products, explosives, production for military purposes, weapon, poisonous substances, nuclear materials(equipment), special equipment used for criminal investigation operations.

a. Positive list

No.

b. Negative List

List of production that is restricted to import: weapons, different types of military arms and ammunition, weapons of mass destruction, also materials and equipment, that can be used for making weapon of mass destruction; narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances and their precursors, and poisonous substances, and any appliances for their use; printed and painted materials directed to undermine government and society formation; materials propagandizing war, terrorism, violence, racism, pornography contents; ozone-depleting substances.

Within the framework of the agreement between countries participants of Customs Union the interdiction for import on territory of the parties of goods and services is established, which do not correspond to the established standards and requirements. h

c. Open general licenses

No.

d. Licenses with quotes

No.

e. Other nontariff measures

No.

5. Import taxes and/or tariffs

Imports are generally subject to a (1) VAT of 15% and to customs charges (except for exempted); (2) to excise taxes, where applicable; (3) antidumping, protective and compensation duties, when such duties exist.

The VAT rate is 15%.

a. Tax collected through the exchange system

No.

6. State import monopoly

No.

Links on juridical documents and hyperlinks

Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On currency regulation and currency control"

http://213.211.77.60/cont/publish557033_3640.pdf

Resolution of NBK executive committee from 29.10.2005 ch.#134 "On approval of rules of currency operations in the republic of Kazakhstan"

http://213.211.77.60/cont/publish655894_2768.doc

Resolution of NBK executive committee from 05.09.2001 ch.#343 "On approval of Instructions of organizing export-import currency control" in the Republic of Kazakhstan"

http://213.211.77.60/cont/publish784731_2859.doc

Resolution of government of the Republic of Kazakhstan from 30.06.1997 ch.#1037 "On licensing of exports and imports of goods and services in the Republic of Kazakhstan"

Resolution of government of the Republic of Kazakhstan from 10.07.2003 ch.#681 "On approval of prohibition on import and export of goods and transport, list of production under some custom regimes, prohibition and restriction on operations with production under some custom regimes."

Resolution of government of the Republic of Kazakhstan from 16.11.1999 ch.#1716 "On approval of the Protocol of common order of use technical, medical, pharmaceutical, sanitary, phytosanitary, ecological standards, rules and requirements concerning production, imported in countries participants of Customs union agreement".



VIII. Exports and Export Proceeds





1. Repatriation requirements

Exporters are required to credit export proceeds to a bank account at an authorized bank within 180 days of the shipment date.

In case of repatriation period exceeds the equivalent of 180 days, the exporter must obtain an NBK license. An NBK license determines the repatriation period.

In order to credit export proceeds to accounts at foreign banks residents must have an NBK license to open such account, or to register in NBK or submit information on account in NBK if any exist.

Resident does not require to credit export exchange proceeds on accounts in authorized banks in cases:

  1. when this accounts are intended by agreement for maintenance of the obligations of the resident to the loan of nonresident;

2) when this accounts are intended for maintenance of branches and representatives of resident abroad.

When export exchange proceeds are not credited to an account at an authorized bank, obligation of repatriation counted to be partially or fully fulfilled in cases:

1) termination of obligation of nonresident by offset of the counter similar requirements.

2) termination of the obligation of nonresident by replacement of the initial obligation, existing between them, other obligation between the same persons, providing other subject or way of fulfillment;

3) concessions to other individual claiming to nonresident;

4) receipt of insurance payment when insurance case occurs under the contract of insuring risk of nonfulfillment obligations by nonresident;

a. Surrender requirements




2. Financing requirements

No.

3. Documentation requirements

Supporting documents must be presented to serving bank or customs authority.

a. Letters of credit

No.

b. Guarantees

No.

c. Domiciliation

No.

d. Preshipment inspection

No.

e. Other

Export settlements up to the equivalent of 10,000 USD require completion of a transaction passport in customs authority and serving bank. Transaction passport is verified with conditions of export contract and controlled by customs body and serving bank until completion of settlement.

Advance delivery(payment) on exports within the period of 180 days can be made without restriction.

An NBK license is required, when advance delivery of exports in excess of the equivalent of 10,000 USD is made by resident before the period of 180 days. In cases, when the delivery of exports agreed in contract within 180 days exceeds the period of fulfillment of obligations by nonresident or repatriation period exceeded 180 days, the exporter must obtain an NBK license.

In case the advance payment on exports is made by nonresident before the 180 days of the shipment date and exceeds the amount of more than the equivalent of 300,000 USD, a registration with the NBK is required.

4. Export licenses

Export licenses are required for 21 categories of goods.

Without quotas

Certain listed exports require licenses or special licenses that are issued with governmental approval.

With quotas

There is a certain listed goods exports of which require licenses in accordance with the international obligations of Kazakhstan.

5. Export taxes

Yes.

a. Taxes collected through the exchange system

No.

b. Other export taxes

A tax on crude oil and gas distillate exports is established at a rate from 0% to 33% depending on market price, except developers who signed product sharing contracts, exporting crude oil extracted with framework of product sharing contract.

Links on juridical documents and hyperlinks

Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan "On currency regulation and currency control"

http://213.211.77.60/cont/publish557033_3640.pdf

Resolution of NBK executive committee from 29.10.2005 ch.#134 "On approval of Rules of currency operations in the republic of Kazakhstan"

http://213.211.77.60/cont/publish655894_2768.doc

Resolution of NBK executive committee from 05.09.2001 ch.#343 "On approval of Instructions of organizing export-import currency control" in the Republic of Kazakhstan"

http://213.211.77.60/cont/publish784731_2859.doc

Resolution of government of the Republic of Kazakhstan from 30.06.1997 ch.#1037 "On licensing of exports and imports of goods and services in the Republic of Kazakhstan"

Resolution of government of the Republic of Kazakhstan from 18.08.2000 ch.#1282 "On approval of List of production that are subject to export control in the Republic of Kazakhstan"
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