Issue 3443 - 31.03.2020
31.03.2020

Quarantine helped reduce coronavirus spread by 50% - Birtanov

During an online briefing, the Health Minister of Kazakhstan, Yelzhan Birtanov, announced that quarantine had helped reduce the spread of coronavirus infection in Kazakhstan by about 50%.

“Our task is to limit the growth and new cases. For it quarantine was declared throughout the country. Cancellation of large-scale family events, studies, closing restaurants and public places - these measures are aimed at reducing transmission of the infection. The quarantine helped us reduce the spread of infection by about 50%, "Birtanov said.

30% of all infections, he went on to say, are through family contacts, 30% - at work and about 30% through communicating with friends and relatives. Only 10% are public places, the minister concluded.

By Zhanat Tukpiev for Kazakhstanskaya Pravda

Kazakhstan General

31.03.2020

Tokayev responded to SMEs’ address

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev posted on Twitter his response to the address of the business representatives.

"I carefully read the Address of SME representatives. The problems raised in the current emergency are relevant. All requests and suggestions will be carefully analyzed. Other measures will be considered at the same time. I will...

President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev posted on Twitter his response to the address of the business representatives.

"I carefully read the Address of SME representatives. The problems raised in the current emergency are relevant. All requests and suggestions will be carefully analyzed. Other measures will be considered at the same time. I will...

31.03.2020

Now all institutions will be tested for strength - Dariga Nazarbayeva about crisis moments in economy

Senate speaker, Dariga Nazarbayeva is concerned about the country's self-sufficiency, especially in the coronavirus pandemic. She wrote about this in an article published in Kazakhstanskaya Pravda newspaper, the Senate press service reports.

In early March, Parliament held a hearing in the Upper House on the topic "Light industry in Kazakhstan: current...

Senate speaker, Dariga Nazarbayeva is concerned about the country's self-sufficiency, especially in the coronavirus pandemic. She wrote about this in an article published in Kazakhstanskaya Pravda newspaper, the Senate press service reports.

In early March, Parliament held a hearing in the Upper House on the topic "Light industry in Kazakhstan: current...

31.03.2020

Support measures for the population and business, internal forecasts and international assessments in Kazakhstan

One and a half million Kazakhstanis can rely on social benefits that compensate for the loss of income due to the emergency mode in the amount of 42.5 thousand tenge per month. A package of anti-crisis measures worth $10 billion has been launched. Small businesses will focus on the Economics...

One and a half million Kazakhstanis can rely on social benefits that compensate for the loss of income due to the emergency mode in the amount of 42.5 thousand tenge per month. A package of anti-crisis measures worth $10 billion has been launched. Small businesses will focus on the Economics...

31.03.2020

Kazakhstan introduces penalties for violation of quarantine and state of emergency

Since March 15, a state of emergency has been declared in the country, and then the authorities take a number of measures to ensure the safety of citizens. For example, some houses in cities are cordoned off, for some cities air and rail connections are closed, air passengers arriving from...

Since March 15, a state of emergency has been declared in the country, and then the authorities take a number of measures to ensure the safety of citizens. For example, some houses in cities are cordoned off, for some cities air and rail connections are closed, air passengers arriving from...

31.03.2020

Number of Kazakhstanis infected with COVID19 reached 325

The number of infected Kazakhstanis increased to 325 people, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the Health Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

"Another 17 cases of coronavirus infection were registered: in Nur-Sultan - 2 cases, Almaty - 9 cases, the Kyzylorda region - 3...

The number of infected Kazakhstanis increased to 325 people, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the Health Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

"Another 17 cases of coronavirus infection were registered: in Nur-Sultan - 2 cases, Almaty - 9 cases, the Kyzylorda region - 3 cases, the Atyrau...

Finance and Investment

31.03.2020

Government of Kazakhstan obliges national companies to direct net income on dividends

The Government of Kazakhstan decided to allocate 100% of the net income of Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund and national companies for 2019 for dividend payment.

The relevant Decree of the Government of Kazakhstan was adopted at the meeting of the state commission on ensuring the state of emergency under the President...

The Government of Kazakhstan decided to allocate 100% of the net income of Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund and national companies for 2019 for dividend payment.

The relevant Decree of the Government of Kazakhstan was adopted at the meeting of the state commission on ensuring the state of emergency under the President...

31.03.2020

All banks of Kazakhstan reorganise their work in a matter of days

Banks have announced that they will support their borrowers, whose solvency has suffered due to the introduction of a state of emergency. Credit organisations do not explain how this support will be administered. According to one of the financiers, decisions on the provision of benefits will be taken individually.

Representatives of...

Banks have announced that they will support their borrowers, whose solvency has suffered due to the introduction of a state of emergency. Credit organisations do not explain how this support will be administered. According to one of the financiers, decisions on the provision of benefits will be taken individually.

Representatives of...

31.03.2020

Trading rules at the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange change due to tightening of restrictive regime

At the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange, trades were held in Chinese yuan with settlements on the day of trading and currency swap transactions in relation to the Chinese yuan.

In connection with the tightening of the quarantine regime, from March 30 to April 3, trades in KASE markets will be held for...

At the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange, trades were held in Chinese yuan with settlements on the day of trading and currency swap transactions in relation to the Chinese yuan.

In connection with the tightening of the quarantine regime, from March 30 to April 3, trades in KASE markets will be held for...

31.03.2020

Sberbank expands its business in Europe

Russia’s majority state-owned Sberbank, a subsidiary of which is also among Kazakhstan’s leading banks, plans to expand its presence in Europe. In 2021, the bank will begin to provide services to individuals in Austria, representative of the bank’s Austrian branch told. The bank is currently present in eight countries of...

Russia’s majority state-owned Sberbank, a subsidiary of which is also among Kazakhstan’s leading banks, plans to expand its presence in Europe. In 2021, the bank will begin to provide services to individuals in Austria, representative of the bank’s Austrian branch told. The bank is currently present in eight countries of...

31.03.2020

Greenback edges back up as paper markets get paralysed

The dollar snapped a week of declines on Monday, rising against major currencies and riskier emerging markets as investors braced for a prolonged period of uncertainty while governments tightened lockdowns to fight the coronavirus.

China’s offshore yuan fell after the Chinese central bank cut a key interbank interest rate.

The euro, sterling...

The dollar snapped a week of declines on Monday, rising against major currencies and riskier emerging markets as investors braced for a prolonged period of uncertainty while governments tightened lockdowns to fight the coronavirus.

China’s offshore yuan fell after the Chinese central bank cut a key interbank interest rate.

The euro, sterling...

Oil and Gas Sector

31.03.2020

Kazakh budget loses heavily due to falling oil prices

The decline in oil prices on the world market will negatively affect Kazakhstan's income. In January alone, oil and gas sales decreased by $900 million. At prices below $25 per barrel, export customs duties will cease to flow at all.

Oil prices have been declining since the beginning of the year....

The decline in oil prices on the world market will negatively affect Kazakhstan's income. In January alone, oil and gas sales decreased by $900 million. At prices below $25 per barrel, export customs duties will cease to flow at all.

Oil prices have been declining since the beginning of the year....

31.03.2020

What cheap oil and coronavirus does with the economy of Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan's GDP in 2020 may not show growth or even decline. Such forecasts were made by economists. According to the managing director of the Centre for Applied Economics Research Olzhas Tuleuov, the country's economic growth rate in 2020 will be minimal since 1998.

“According to updated estimates of our centre, Kazakhstan’s...

Kazakhstan's GDP in 2020 may not show growth or even decline. Such forecasts were made by economists. According to the managing director of the Centre for Applied Economics Research Olzhas Tuleuov, the country's economic growth rate in 2020 will be minimal since 1998.

“According to updated estimates of our centre, Kazakhstan’s...

31.03.2020

Kazakhstan exempts gasoline and diesel fuel producers for export from excise taxes

In Kazakhstan, producers of gasoline and diesel fuel sold for export are exempt from excise taxes until December 31, 2020. This was stated in Government Decree of March 27, 2020.

In accordance with Presidential Decree, on further measures to stabilise the economy, the Government decides:

1. For the period until October 1,...

In Kazakhstan, producers of gasoline and diesel fuel sold for export are exempt from excise taxes until December 31, 2020. This was stated in Government Decree of March 27, 2020.

In accordance with Presidential Decree, on further measures to stabilise the economy, the Government decides:

1. For the period until October 1,...

31.03.2020

US EIA decreases previously forecast oil extraction volume in Kazakhstan for 2020

Kazakhstan will produce 2.02 million barrels of oil and other liquids per day in 2020, according to the March Short-term Energy Outlook (STEO) of US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

According to the EIA’s forecasts, this figure decreased from 2.03 million barrels per day in the previous report.

"Kazakhstan has been producing 2.03 million, 1.85...

Kazakhstan will produce 2.02 million barrels of oil and other liquids per day in 2020, according to the March Short-term Energy Outlook (STEO) of US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

According to the EIA’s forecasts, this figure decreased from 2.03 million barrels per day in the previous report.

"Kazakhstan has been producing 2.03 million, 1.85...

31.03.2020

China's oil giant reports higher revenue, lower profits in 2019

PetroChina, China's largest oil and gas producer, reported expansion in revenue in 2019, while its net profit saw a remarkable drop due to the slowing global economic growth and unrest in the international oil market.

Revenue rose 6 percent year-on-year to 2.52 trillion yuan ($355.22 billion), according to the company's annual...

PetroChina, China's largest oil and gas producer, reported expansion in revenue in 2019, while its net profit saw a remarkable drop due to the slowing global economic growth and unrest in the international oil market.

Revenue rose 6 percent year-on-year to 2.52 trillion yuan ($355.22 billion), according to the company's annual...

31.03.2020

Russia says OPEC+ deal revival possible if other countries join in

A new agreement to stabilize oil markets is possible if more nations support the initiative, according to the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Kirill Dmitriev.

In an interview to Reuters, the sovereign wealth fund chief said that coronavirus epidemic has become a "perfect storm" to trigger a new global financial...

A new agreement to stabilize oil markets is possible if more nations support the initiative, according to the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), Kirill Dmitriev.

In an interview to Reuters, the sovereign wealth fund chief said that coronavirus epidemic has become a "perfect storm" to trigger a new global financial...

31.03.2020

Brent reaches historic low as emergency measures make demand tumble

Crude oil fell sharply on Monday, with U.S. crude briefly dropping below $20 and Brent hitting its lowest level in 18 years, on heightened fears that the global coronavirus shutdown could last months and demand for fuel could evaporate further. Brent crude, the international benchmark for oil prices, was down...

Crude oil fell sharply on Monday, with U.S. crude briefly dropping below $20 and Brent hitting its lowest level in 18 years, on heightened fears that the global coronavirus shutdown could last months and demand for fuel could evaporate further. Brent crude, the international benchmark for oil prices, was down...

31.03.2020

North Sea region’s natural gas prices depressed amidst momentary UK upsurge

The British within-day gas price was lifted by an undersupplied system on Monday morning, while other contracts fell under pressure from continued weak demand.

The within-day contract was up 0.35 pence at 19.00 p/therm by 0951 GMT.

The day-ahead contract was down 0.25 pence at 18.75 p/therm.

Traders said the within-day contract was...

The British within-day gas price was lifted by an undersupplied system on Monday morning, while other contracts fell under pressure from continued weak demand.

The within-day contract was up 0.35 pence at 19.00 p/therm by 0951 GMT.

The day-ahead contract was down 0.25 pence at 18.75 p/therm.

Traders said the within-day contract was...

Metals and Minerals

31.03.2020

Bulls return to bullion as bug fight spreads economic havoc

Gold prices edged higher on Monday as investors sought safe havens, with fears about the economic damage from the coronavirus intensifying after governments extended lockdowns to curtail its spread. Spot gold was up 0.3% at $1,621.60 per ounce by 0941 GMT, while U.S. gold futures gained 0.3% to $1,629.30.

“Volatility due...

Gold prices edged higher on Monday as investors sought safe havens, with fears about the economic damage from the coronavirus intensifying after governments extended lockdowns to curtail its spread. Spot gold was up 0.3% at $1,621.60 per ounce by 0941 GMT, while U.S. gold futures gained 0.3% to $1,629.30.

“Volatility due...

31.03.2020

Aluminium leads fresh base metals price slump on growing fears of deep recession

Aluminium prices hit four-year lows on Monday as worries about prolonged shutdowns around the world due to the coronavirus reinforced fears of a deep recession and tumbling demand for industrial metals.

Benchmark aluminium on the London Metal Exchange traded down 1.1pc at $1,528 a tonne in official rings.

Prices of the metal...

Aluminium prices hit four-year lows on Monday as worries about prolonged shutdowns around the world due to the coronavirus reinforced fears of a deep recession and tumbling demand for industrial metals.

Benchmark aluminium on the London Metal Exchange traded down 1.1pc at $1,528 a tonne in official rings.

Prices of the metal...

Energy Industry

31.03.2020

Eni starts commercial production of wind farm in Kazakhstan

Eni, through its local renewable subsidiary ArmWind, has started the commercial production of the Badamsha wind farm located in North-West Kazakhstan, in the Aktobe Region.

The Badamsha Wind Farm has a capacity of 48MW and will provide the region with an annual power generation of about 198 GWh. Last year, Eni,...

Eni, through its local renewable subsidiary ArmWind, has started the commercial production of the Badamsha wind farm located in North-West Kazakhstan, in the Aktobe Region.

The Badamsha Wind Farm has a capacity of 48MW and will provide the region with an annual power generation of about 198 GWh. Last year, Eni,...

Manufacturing industry

31.03.2020

Kazakh enterprises to produce up to 1 million medical masks per day

Domestic companies have established round-the-clock production of medical masks. This is reported by the press service of the Ministry of industry and infrastructure development.

For March 28, 2020, the daily production of masks amounted to 773 thousand, of which pharmaceutical enterprises accounted for 228 thousand, clothing-545 thousand.

The Ministry of Healthcare distributes...

Domestic companies have established round-the-clock production of medical masks. This is reported by the press service of the Ministry of industry and infrastructure development.

For March 28, 2020, the daily production of masks amounted to 773 thousand, of which pharmaceutical enterprises accounted for 228 thousand, clothing-545 thousand.

The Ministry of Healthcare distributes...

Agriculture

31.03.2020

Kazakhstan to impose the quotas for wheat and flour exports

In April 2020, Kazakhstan will impose the quotas for export shipments of wheat and wheat flour. The reporting decision was made during the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kazakhstan, on March 30.

According to preliminary information, the quota volumes in April will total 200 thsd tonnes of wheat, and...

In April 2020, Kazakhstan will impose the quotas for export shipments of wheat and wheat flour. The reporting decision was made during the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Kazakhstan, on March 30.

According to preliminary information, the quota volumes in April will total 200 thsd tonnes of wheat, and...

31.03.2020

Shredder for agricultural machinery appears in Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan wants to arrange recycling of agricultural machinery. The project is estimated at 3 billion tenge, with reference to the press service of the operator ROP.

The construction of a plant for the disposal of obsolete agricultural machinery is already under consideration. The cost of creating a waste processing cluster will...

Kazakhstan wants to arrange recycling of agricultural machinery. The project is estimated at 3 billion tenge, with reference to the press service of the operator ROP.

The construction of a plant for the disposal of obsolete agricultural machinery is already under consideration. The cost of creating a waste processing cluster will...

31.03.2020

Subsidiaries of KazAgro provide deferment to borrowers

Subsidiaries of the KazAgro, including Agrarian Credit Corporation, KazAgroFinance and the Fund for Financial Support for Agriculture, will provide deferred payments for customers who received loans/leases until March 16, 2020, if the need for deferment arose as a result of a state of emergency. The procedure for granting deferrals of...

Subsidiaries of the KazAgro, including Agrarian Credit Corporation, KazAgroFinance and the Fund for Financial Support for Agriculture, will provide deferred payments for customers who received loans/leases until March 16, 2020, if the need for deferment arose as a result of a state of emergency. The procedure for granting deferrals of...

31.03.2020

US wheat benchmark prices gain on protectionism concerns

Chicago wheat futures rose for a second session on Monday after a proposal by the world's top wheat supplier Russia to limit grain exports added to concerns about supply tensions arising from the coronavirus crisis.

Soybean futures also extended gains as the risk of logistical snags in South American soybean belts...

Chicago wheat futures rose for a second session on Monday after a proposal by the world's top wheat supplier Russia to limit grain exports added to concerns about supply tensions arising from the coronavirus crisis.

Soybean futures also extended gains as the risk of logistical snags in South American soybean belts...

Communications and Transportation

31.03.2020

High costs keep lid on Kazakhstan’s transportation sector’s performance

About 30% of Kazakhstan’s freight transportation sector profitability is lost due to high costs and low digitalisation. For example, depreciation for certain types of transport infrastructure takes from 40% to 100%, and the use of digital technologies is carried out in less than 10% of companies. As a result, the...

About 30% of Kazakhstan’s freight transportation sector profitability is lost due to high costs and low digitalisation. For example, depreciation for certain types of transport infrastructure takes from 40% to 100%, and the use of digital technologies is carried out in less than 10% of companies. As a result, the...

31.03.2020

TV channels, Internet providers and telecom operators help in the organisation of high-quality access to online training of the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan

According to UNESCO, on March 25, 2020, more than 1.5 billion children were left without access to school education due to an outbreak of coronavirus, 87.1% of all students. Schools have closed nationwide in 165 countries.

According to the Committee on Statistics of the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan, in...

According to UNESCO, on March 25, 2020, more than 1.5 billion children were left without access to school education due to an outbreak of coronavirus, 87.1% of all students. Schools have closed nationwide in 165 countries.

According to the Committee on Statistics of the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan, in...

Regional News

31.03.2020

Russia’s Ministry of Agriculture to impose quota for grain exports until the end of the season

The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia proposed to impose the quantitative restrictions on grain exports in the fourth quarter of 2019/20 MY. The corresponding proposal can be found in the draft decree developed by the Ministry "On imposition of the temporary quantitative restrictions on the exports of grain crops from...

The Ministry of Agriculture of Russia proposed to impose the quantitative restrictions on grain exports in the fourth quarter of 2019/20 MY. The corresponding proposal can be found in the draft decree developed by the Ministry "On imposition of the temporary quantitative restrictions on the exports of grain crops from...

31.03.2020

With Moscow in partial lockdown, Russian PM urges rest of country to follow suit

As Covid-19 spreads, enforcing a nationwide shutdown across the world's largest country isn't easily done, in practical terms. With this in mind, it seems the Russian government has reached for the carrot rather than the stick.

After all, there's a considerable difference between enforcing rules in Moscow's tightly packed metropolitan area...

As Covid-19 spreads, enforcing a nationwide shutdown across the world's largest country isn't easily done, in practical terms. With this in mind, it seems the Russian government has reached for the carrot rather than the stick.

After all, there's a considerable difference between enforcing rules in Moscow's tightly packed metropolitan area...

31.03.2020

Economic recession in Russia inevitable, say experts

The onset of a recession in the Russian economy this year is unavoidable. International rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) forecasts a 0.8% decline in domestic GDP. The Russian economy may fall by 7% this year, and quarantine measures will accelerate the decline, independent economists believe.

Meanwhile, the Russian government believes...

The onset of a recession in the Russian economy this year is unavoidable. International rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) forecasts a 0.8% decline in domestic GDP. The Russian economy may fall by 7% this year, and quarantine measures will accelerate the decline, independent economists believe.

Meanwhile, the Russian government believes...

31.03.2020

Russia prepares urgent measures to support consumer market

Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov has proposed to Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin a series of urgent measures to support the consumer market for a term of six months, according to a letter sent to the government, whose authenticity was confirmed by two sources.

The package of measures for...

Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov has proposed to Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin a series of urgent measures to support the consumer market for a term of six months, according to a letter sent to the government, whose authenticity was confirmed by two sources.

The package of measures for...

31.03.2020

Russian rouble, stocks continue gradual decline

The Russian rouble weakened towards 80 versus the dollar on Monday, hit by a crash in oil prices to the lowest since 2002 and by a deteriorating economic outlook.

At 0944 GMT, the rouble had shed 0.6% of its value against the dollar to 79.39, moving closer to the 81.97 hit earlier this month,...

The Russian rouble weakened towards 80 versus the dollar on Monday, hit by a crash in oil prices to the lowest since 2002 and by a deteriorating economic outlook.

At 0944 GMT, the rouble had shed 0.6% of its value against the dollar to 79.39, moving closer to the 81.97 hit earlier this month,...

31.03.2020

China stocks down on global pandemic pressure, yuan flat

China stocks ended lower on Monday as investor concerns over coronavirus-driven global shutdowns overshadowed an unexpected rate cut by the country’s central bank.

At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.9% at 2,747.21.

The blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.97%, with its financial sector sub-index lower by 0.69%, the consumer...

China stocks ended lower on Monday as investor concerns over coronavirus-driven global shutdowns overshadowed an unexpected rate cut by the country’s central bank.

At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.9% at 2,747.21.

The blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.97%, with its financial sector sub-index lower by 0.69%, the consumer...

31.03.2020

China to lift foreign ownership limit on securities companies

 The limitation on foreign stakes in securities firms in China is scheduled to be scrapped on April 1 as the country moves ahead with opening its financial industry to foreign investors, according to the top securities regulator.

Eligible foreign investors can file applications for the registration of new securities firms or...

 The limitation on foreign stakes in securities firms in China is scheduled to be scrapped on April 1 as the country moves ahead with opening its financial industry to foreign investors, according to the top securities regulator.

Eligible foreign investors can file applications for the registration of new securities firms or...

31.03.2020

Mongolia resumes coal exports to China after short suspension

 Mongolia has gradually resumed coal exports to China by reopening its border with the neighbour, which has made visible progress in containing COVID-19, authorities said Monday.

Mongolia opened its Shiveekhuren border point on Monday, a week after the country resumed coal exports to China through Gasuunsukhait border point, Finance Minister Chimed...

 Mongolia has gradually resumed coal exports to China by reopening its border with the neighbour, which has made visible progress in containing COVID-19, authorities said Monday.

Mongolia opened its Shiveekhuren border point on Monday, a week after the country resumed coal exports to China through Gasuunsukhait border point, Finance Minister Chimed...

31.03.2020

Keep pumping whatever happens: Azerbaijan’s State Oil Company inks new field development agreement with Norway’s Equinor

The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic SOCAR and Norwegian Equinor company signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of labor safety and environmental protection, according to SOCAR.

SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev received Head of the representative office of the Equinor company in Azerbaijan Fawad Quraishi on March 30. The...

The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic SOCAR and Norwegian Equinor company signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of labor safety and environmental protection, according to SOCAR.

SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev received Head of the representative office of the Equinor company in Azerbaijan Fawad Quraishi on March 30. The...

Prices and Statistics

31.03.2020

Commodities

Date: March 31, 2020; Source: Bloomberg.com Energy
INDEX UNITS PRICE CHANGE %CHANGE CONTRACT TIME (EDT)
CL1:COMWTI Crude Oil (Nymex) USD/bbl. 21.26 +1.17 +5.82% May 2020 12:07 AM
CO1:COMBrent Crude (ICE) USD/bbl. 23.19 +0.43 +1.89% May 2020 3/30/2020
XB1:COMRBOB Gasoline (Nymex) USd/gal. 58.55 +1.18 +2.06% Apr 2020 3/30/2020
NG1:COMNatural Gas (Nymex) USD/MMBtu 1.71 +0.02 +1.30% May 2020 12:06 AM
HO1:COMHeating Oil (Nymex) USd/gal. 104.85 +2.91 +2.85% Apr 2020 3/30/2020
Precious and Industrial Metals
INDEX UNITS PRICE CHANGE %CHANGE CONTRACT TIME (EDT)
GC1:COMGold (Comex) USD/t oz. 1,637.40 -5.80 -0.35% Jun 2020 12:06 AM
XAUUSD:CURGold Spot USD/t oz. 1,615.67 -6.84 -0.42% N/A 12:17 AM
SI1:COMSilver (Comex) USD/t oz. 14.27 +0.13 +0.94% May 2020 12:06 AM
HG1:COMCopper (Comex) USd/lb. 219.05 +3.50 +1.62% May 2020 12:06 AM
XPTUSD:CURPlatinum Spot USD/t oz. 730.01 +1.81 +0.25% N/A 12:17 AM
Agriculture
INDEX UNITS PRICE CHANGE %CHANGE CONTRACT TIME (EDT)
C 1:COMCorn (CBOT) USd/bu. 342.00 +0.75 +0.22% May 2020 12:06 AM
W 1:COMWheat (CBOT) USd/bu. 571.00 +1.50 +0.26% May 2020 12:06 AM
CC1:COMCocoa (ICE) USD/MT 2,265.00 +8.00 +0.35% May 2020 3/30/2020
CT1:COMCotton #2 (ICE) USd/lb. 50.94 +0.24 +0.47% May 2020 12:06 AM
LC1:COMLive Cattle (CME) USd/lb. 89.08 -0.35 -0.39% Jun 2020 3/30/2020

Date: March 31, 2020; Source: Bloomberg.com

Energy

INDEX UNITS PRICE CHANGE %CHANGE CONTRACT TIME (EDT)
CL1:COMWTI Crude Oil (Nymex) USD/bbl. 21.26 +1.17 +5.82% May 2020 12:07 AM
CO1:COMBrent Crude (ICE) USD/bbl. 23.19 +0.43 +1.89% May 2020 3/30/2020
XB1:COMRBOB Gasoline (Nymex) USd/gal. 58.55 +1.18 +2.06% Apr 2020 3/30/2020
NG1:COMNatural Gas (Nymex) USD/MMBtu 1.71 +0.02 +1.30% May 2020 12:06 AM
HO1:COMHeating Oil (Nymex) USd/gal. 104.85 +2.91 +2.85% Apr 2020 3/30/2020

Precious and Industrial Metals

INDEX UNITS PRICE CHANGE %CHANGE CONTRACT TIME (EDT)
GC1:COMGold (Comex) USD/t oz. 1,637.40 -5.80 -0.35% Jun 2020 12:06 AM
XAUUSD:CURGold Spot USD/t oz. 1,615.67 -6.84 -0.42% N/A 12:17 AM
SI1:COMSilver (Comex) USD/t oz. 14.27 +0.13 +0.94% May 2020 12:06 AM
HG1:COMCopper (Comex) USd/lb. 219.05 +3.50 +1.62% May 2020 12:06 AM
XPTUSD:CURPlatinum Spot USD/t oz. 730.01 +1.81 +0.25% N/A 12:17 AM

Agriculture

INDEX UNITS PRICE CHANGE %CHANGE CONTRACT TIME (EDT)
C 1:COMCorn (CBOT) USd/bu. 342.00 +0.75 +0.22% May 2020 12:06 AM
W 1:COMWheat (CBOT) USd/bu. 571.00 +1.50 +0.26% May 2020 12:06 AM
CC1:COMCocoa (ICE) USD/MT 2,265.00 +8.00 +0.35% May 2020 3/30/2020
CT1:COMCotton #2 (ICE) USd/lb. 50.94 +0.24 +0.47% May 2020 12:06 AM
LC1:COMLive Cattle (CME) USd/lb. 89.08 -0.35 -0.39% Jun 2020 3/30/2020

31.03.2020

Exchange Rates

Date: March 31, 2020; Source: the National Bank of Kazakhstan
1 US DOLLAR USD / KZT 448.01
1 EURO EUR / KZT 495.86
1 RUSSIAN ROUBLE RUB / KZT 5.64
1 CHINESE YUAN CNY / KZT 63.19
1 KYRGYZIAN SOM KGS / KZT 5.59
1 GREAT BRITAIN POUND GBP / KZT 554.82
1 CANADIAN DOLLAR CAD / KZT 317.72
1 AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR AUD / KZT 275.3

Date: March 31, 2020; Source: the National Bank of Kazakhstan

1 US DOLLAR

USD / KZT

448.01

1 EURO

EUR / KZT

495.86

1 RUSSIAN ROUBLE

RUB / KZT

5.64

1 CHINESE YUAN

CNY / KZT

63.19

1 KYRGYZIAN SOM

KGS / KZT

5.59

1 GREAT BRITAIN POUND

GBP / KZT

554.82

1 CANADIAN DOLLAR

CAD / KZT

317.72

1 AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR

AUD / KZT

275.3