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ASTANA, February 13 (Itar-Tass) —— Kazakhstan’s foreign trade turnover in 2011 reached 101.6 billion dollars, which is 40.1 percent more than in 2010, deputy chairman of the Customs Control Committee (CCC) of the Finance Ministry of the republic Nurzhan Ashikhanov said at the ministry’s board here on Monday.
According to his data, exports amounted to 80.5 billion dollars and imports - - 21.1 billion dollars.
At the same time, revenues from the foreign economic activity to the budget grew by almost 50 percent. “For the first time in the history of Kazakhstan’s customs bodies, the budget got 1 trillion 141.800 billion tenge (7.7 billion dollars) of customs payments and taxes in 2011,” the CCC deputy chairman said.
He noted that “improvement and easing of the customs administration for the purposes of goods crossing the border of the Customs Union is the one of the most important tasks in the current year, so that the budget could get forecasted payments and taxes.”