COUNTRY COMPARISONS 

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Table 3.
Selected Economic Indicators, Kazakhstan (KZ) and Kyrgyzstan (KG)

 

 

 

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000
est.

2001 proj.

GDP
(%_change)*:

KZ

KG

 -9.2

-16.0

 -12.6

-20.1

 -8.2

-5.4

0.5

7.1

 1.7

9.9

-1.9

2.1

2.7

3.7

9.6

5.1

 6.1

4.0

Consumer_Prices
(annual_average 
%change):

KZ

KG

  1,662

772.4

 1,892

228.7

  176.3

40.7

39.1

31.3

17.4

25.5

 7.3

12.0

 8.3

35.8

  13.2

9.6

 7.8

12.0

Current_Account
in_US$_millions):

KZ

KG

-438

na

-904

-84.3

-213

-234.8

-750

-424.8

-802

-139.2

-1,225

-369.4

 -171

-184.9

750

-150.0

 210

-144.0

General_Govínt Balance
(%_of_GDP):

KZ

KG

 -4.1

-14.4

 -7.7

-5.7

-3.4

-8.4

-5.3

-8.8

-7.0

-8.8

-7.7

-11.2

-5.3

-12.8

-0.8

-7.2

-1.5

-6.4

Trade_Balance
(in_US$_millions):

KZ

KG

-414

na

-929

-86.1

114

-122.0

-335

-251.7

-276

-16.0

-801

-220.0

344

-84.0

2,300

-68.0

1,700

-55.0

Total FDI
(in_US$_millions,
cash_receipts,_net):

KZ

KG

1,271

na

660

38.2

964

96.1

1,137

46.8

1,321

83.0

1,152

108.6

1,632

35.4

na

42.0

 na

na

External Debt
Stock
 (US$_millions):

KZ

KG

2,902

na

4,474

413.8

4,765

763.9

 5,807

1,151.2

 7,750

1,356.1

9,932

1,472.6

12,051

1,718.7

12,328

1,848.7

na

1,942.7

Unemployment

(annual_average,
 %_of_labor_force):

KZ

KG

0.6

na

8.1

3.1

 13.0

4.4

8.6

6.0

7.3

4.3

6.6

4.3

6.3

5.4

na

na

na

na

Exchange_Rate,
annual_average:

tenge/US$

som/US$

 5.3

6.1

 36.4

10.8

61.1

10.8

67.8

12.8

 75.6

17.4

78.6

20.8

120.1

39.0

142.3

47.8

145.3

55.0

Gross Reserves,
excluding gold
(end-year, US$ millions):

KZ

KG

  487

na

  840

67.3

  1,138

66.3

1,286

85.3

1,480

169.2

1,261

147.5

  1,553

205.2

 2,094

225.1

2,337

277.1

* KZ:  1.1% in 1980-1991; -13.0% in 1992

  KG: -5.0% in 1991; -19.0% in 1992

Sources: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development http://www.ebrd.com/opera/index.htm;

* The Europa World Year Book 1992-93. London, England: Europa Publications Limited, 1992-93.

 

 

 

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