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About Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan, a Central Asian country that was earlier part of the Soviet Union. It extends from the Caspian Sea in the west to the Altai Mountains in the east.

The economy of Kazakhstan is one of the strongest in the Central Asia region. The economy is quite dynamic and the country’s open for global trade and being part of China’s Silk Route has given itself opportunities in trade and tourism.

Kazakhstan’s economy is generally based on the production of crude oil and natural gas condensate. Other than this the country also has cement production and agriculture forms about 5% of GDP with production of Grains, potatoes, grapes, vegetables, melons, livestock, etc.,

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionCIS Region
Capital CityNur-Sultan
Government TypeUnitary presidential constitutional
Official LanguagesKazakh, Russian (Interethnic communication)
CurrencyKazakhstani tenge, KZT
Phone Code +7
Important CitiesAlmaty, Astana, Shymkent, Karaganda, Taraz, Aktobe, Pavlodar, Oskemen, Semey, Oral
National DayIndependence Day (December 16th)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking25 (Very Easy)
Primary Industriesore, manganese, chromite, lead, and zinc, Agriculture, oil and gas,
Major Exportsoil and oil products, natural gas, ferrous metals, chemicals, machinery, grain, wool, meat, coal
Major Exports to IndiaTextiles and Clothing, Wood, Plastic or Rubber, Vegetables, Transportation, Hides and skins, Machinery and Electricals, Metals, Chemicals, Stone and Glass
Major Importsrefined petroleum, packaged medicaments, broadcasting equipment, cars and valves
Major Imports from IndiaChemicals, Machinery and Electricals, Vegetables, Transportation, Textiles and Clothing, Stone and Glass, Plastic or Rubber, Metals, Raw materials, Minerals
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral Trade 
Bordering NationsRussia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan
Member ofAsian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States(CCTS), Commonwealth of Independent States(CIS), Collective Security Treaty Organization(CSTO), Eurasian Economic Union(EAEU), Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council(EAPC), Economic Cooperation Organization(ECO), Organisation of Islamic Co-operation(OIC), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO), International Organization of Turkic Culture(TURKSOY), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy Details for KazakhstanEmbassy of India
H.E. Dr. T.V. Nagendra Prasad
Honourable Ambassador
Kaskad Business Center, 5th floor, 6/1, Kabanbai Batyr Avenue, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
+ 7 7172 925 706

Amit Kumar Mishra
Second Secretary (Consular)
No.362, Zharakova Street-Al Farabi, Almaty.
7-727-3388646 / 3388642


Embassy Details of Kazakhstan in IndiaEmbassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan
H.E. Mr. Nurlan Zhalgasbayev
F-6/7, F-blockVasant ViharNew Delhi-110057
+91-11-45555110, 45555112 (O)

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Chennai
H.E. Mr. Suraj Shantakumar
Honorary Consul
No 5, A3, Ist Floor Avvai Shanmugam Salai 1st lane Royapettah chennai - 600014
044-43213011/28111011 (O)

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Ahmedabad
H.E. Mr. Dilip Chunilal Chandan
Honorary Consul

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Kolkata
H.E. Mr. Vishal Jhajharia
Honorary Consul

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Hyderabad
H.E. Dr. Nawab Mir Nasir Ali Khan
Honorary Consul
Xanadu, Plot no. 675, Road no. 34, Jubilee Hills Hyderabad-500033
+919848018718 (O)

Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Mumbai
H.E. Mr. Mahendra Kumar Sanghi
Honorary Consul