Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia, Institutional reforms, Kazakhstan, privatization, CASE Reports, CASE Network Studies and Analyses

Privatization in the Republic of Kazakhstan

In 1991 the Kazakhstan government has embarked on an ambitious economic reform program, in which privatization would be both the driving force and an important component for the successful transformation of the Kazakh economy. A fast transferal of government-owned assets and services to the private sector was regarded as the key to the success of all these transformation efforts.