Country code: KZ
Location: Central Asia, northwest of China
Area: total: 2,717,300 sq km (water: 47,500 sq km; land: 2,669,800 sq km)
Population: 16,763,795 (July 2003 est.)
Capital: Astana
Languages: Kazakh 64.4%, Russian 95%
Currency: tenge
Religions: Muslim 47%, Russian Orthodox 44%, Protestant 2%, other 7%
Industries: oil, coal, iron ore, manganese, chromite, lead, zinc, copper, titanium, bauxite, gold, silver, phosphates, sulfur, iron and steel; tractors and other agricultural machinery, electric motors, construction materials
Agriculture - products: grain (mostly spring wheat), cotton, livestock
Exports - commodities: oil and oil products 58%, ferrous metals 24%, chemicals 5%, machinery 3%, grain, wool, meat, coal
Imports - commodities: machinery and equipment 41%, metal products 28%, foodstuffs 8%





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4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

 


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7. Priority documents (if priority is claimed)

 

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Assignment:

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Assignment:

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Forms:

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Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

 

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