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Latest Treaty Updates: Kazakhstan

Ireland - Kazakhstan

4/5/2017

According to preliminary media reports, Ireland and Kazakhstan signed a DTA on April 27, 2017.


Azerbaijan - Kazakhstan

10/4/2017

On April 3, 2017, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan signed a DTA Protocol.


India - Kazakhstan

16/1/2017

India and Kazakhstan signed a DTA Protocol on January 6, 2017.


Kazakhstan - Slovenia

5/1/2017

Kazakhstan's Senate on December 29, 2016, ratified the new DTA with Slovenia.


Kazakhstan - Serbia

7/10/2016

Kazakhstan's Senate on September 29, 2016, ratified the DTA with Serbia.


Belarus - Kazakhstan

28/3/2016

Belarus and Kazakhstan signed a DTA Protocol on March 16, 2016.


Kazakhstan - Vietnam

11/3/2015

Kazakhstan's lower house of Parliament on March 4, 2015, approved legislation to ratify the DTA signed with Vietnam.


Kazakhstan - Macedonia

9/3/2015

Kazakhstan approved a law ratifying the DTA with Macedonia on February 26, 2015.


Kazakhstan - Qatar

13/2/2015

Kazakhstan completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Qatar, on January 30, 2015.


Kazakhstan - Qatar

3/2/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Kazakhstan ratified the DTA it signed with Qatar on January 30, 2015.


Kazakhstan - Qatar

9/1/2015

Kazakhstan's lower house of Parliament approved the DTA signed with Qatar on December 24, 2014.


Thailand - Kazakhstan

9/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Thailand and Kazakhstan agreed to begin DTA negotiations on December 24, 2014.


Czech Republic - Kazakhstan

26/11/2014

The Czech Republic signed a protocol to amend its DTA with Kazakhstan on November 24, 2014.


Kazakhstan - Switzerland

16/7/2014

Kazakhstan and Switzerland on July 9, 2014, signed an exchange of letters to supplement their 2010 double tax agreement.


Kazakhstan - Singapore

9/7/2014

Kazakhstan's President on July 1, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA Protocol with Singapore.


Kazakhstan - Singapore

23/6/2014

Kazakhstan's upper house of parliament on June 19, 2014, ratified the DTA with Singapore.


Bahrain - Kazakhstan

21/4/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Bahrain and Kazakhstan held negotiations towards a DTA on April 14, 2014.


Switzerland - Kazakhstan

27/3/2014

The Swiss Department of Finance on March 25, 2014, confirmed the entry into force of the DTA Protocol with Kazakhstan on February 26, 2014.


Kazakhstan - Switzerland

19/2/2014

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, on February 11, 2014, passed a law to complete Kazakhstan's domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA Protocol the nation signed with Switzerland.


Kazakhstan - Switzerland

29/1/2014

Kazakhstan's upper house of parliament on January 23, 2014, approved the DTA Protocol signed with Switzerland.


Qatar - Kazakhstan

28/1/2014

Kazakhstan and Qatar signed a DTA and an accompanying Protocol on January 19, 2014.


Kazakhstan - Switzerland

10/1/2014

Kazakhstan's lower house of parliament on January 8, 2014, ratified the DTA Protocol the nation signed with Switzerland.


Kazakhstan - United Arab Emirates

8/10/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Kazakhstan's parliament on September 12, 2013, approved a law to ratify the pending DTA signed with the United Arab Emirates.


Kazakhstan - Luxembourg

26/9/2013

Kazakhstan's lower house of parliament on September 25, 2013, approved a law ratifying the DTA signed with Luxembourg.


Kazakhstan - United Arab Emirates

17/9/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Kazakhstan's upper house of parliament has approved a law to ratify the DTA and Protocol signed with the UAE.


Kazakhstan - United Arab Emirates

13/9/2013

Kazakhstan's Senate on September 9, 2013, approved a law that would ratify the pending DTA signed with the United Arab Emirates.


Kazakhstan - United Arab Emirates

2/7/2013

Kazakhstan's lower house of parliament on June 26, 2013, endorsed a DTA an accompanying Protocol signed with the United Arab Emirates.


Kazakhstan - Slovenia

27/6/2013

Kazakhstan and Slovenia have agreed a draft DTA the nations intend to sign by the end of the year, it was announced on June 13, 2013.


Kazakhstan - Luxembourg

4/6/2013

The Government of Kazakhstan on May 21, 2013, ratified the DTA signed with Luxembourg on June 26, 2008.


Kazakhstan - Serbia

30/4/2013

Kazakhstan and Serbia initialled a DTA during three-day meetings concluding on April 24, 2013.


Kazakhstan - Singapore

10/4/2013

Kazakhstan and Singapore signed a DTA Protocol on April 9, 2013.


Czech Republic - Kazakhstan

25/1/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan are to hold negotiations towards a protocol to their DTA on January 28-31, 2013.


Kazakhstan - Macedonia

4/7/2012

It has been announced that Kazakhstan and Macedonia signed a DTA on July 2, 2012.


Hungary - Kazakhstan

22/5/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Hungary and Kazakhstan signed a TIEA on May 4, 2012.


Luxembourg - Kazakhstan

22/5/2012

Luxembourg and Kazakhstan on May 3, 2012, signed a Protocol amending their existing DTA.


Kazakhstan - Lithuania

16/12/2011

According to preliminary media reports, Kazakhstan and Lithuania signed a DTA on December 12, 2011.


Kazakhstan - Vietnam

1/11/2011

A DTA was signed between Kazakhstan and Vietnam on October 31, 2011.


Spain - Kazakhstan

22/8/2011

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA between Spain and Kazakhstan entered into force on August 18, 2011. The DTA was signed on July 2, 2009.




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11/7/2013
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12/3/2010
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12/3/2010
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15/3/2010
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12/3/2010
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14/3/2010
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15/3/2010
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15/3/2010
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12/3/2010
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15/3/2010
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