Why Kazakhstan should stop worshipping Tesla and Uber



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Imagine a country about five times the size of France with a population density of only six people per square kilometer. One could walk thousands of miles across the vast steppes without encountering a single human settlement. This country, Kazakhstan, is the largest country in Central Asia. 70 percent of Kazakhstan’s GDP is revenue from the sale of mineral resources such as oil, gas, and coal. Thanks to oil revenues, life is pretty good here – in 2015-2016, the Doing Business ranking placed Kazakhstan among the fastest growing economies in the world. In addition, in terms of GDP in the…

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