The 9th MINEX Central Asia Forum will be held on 17-19 April 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Forum theme “Central Asia – moving up with the buoyant markets”

The current state of the Central Asian mining sector can be described as follows:

  • Upbeat markets
  • Increasing state investment in the mining sector
  • Changes in the Kazakhstan mining sector regulations – a new code “On Subsoil and Subsoil Use”, the Tax Code, the Environmental Code
  • Stricter requirements for transparency and responsibility
  • Increased investors’ interest in IPOs of mining companies
  • Creation of the international investment centre in Astana
  • Emergence of new financing instruments
  • Active focus on process optimisation and production modernisation, introduction of “Industry 4.0” technologies

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