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Kazakhstan Looks to Tighten Rules for Crypto Exchanges After FTX Collapse
The Astana Financial Services Authority is seeking market feedback on new rules targeting operational resilience and separation of customer assets.
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CDCROP: Kazakhstan cityscape landscape (Alexander Serzhantov/Unsplash)
Kazakhstan Tightens Regulation for Miners, Looks to Develop Broader Crypto Industry
Kazakhstan, one of the world’s largest bitcoin mining hubs, is working on new legislation for the industry.
CDCROP: Kazakhstan cityscape landscape (Alexander Serzhantov/Unsplash)

CDCROP: Kazakhstan cityscape landscape (Alexander Serzhantov/Unsplash)
Kazakhstan to Press On With CBDC Development Until 2025
For the next two years the country will work on developing industrial operations and cooperate with other central banks on cross-border and currency-exchange applications.
CDCROP: Kazakhstan cityscape landscape (Alexander Serzhantov/Unsplash)

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Kazakhstan to Test National Digital Currency on BNB Chain, Binance CEO Zhao Says
The country's central bank has been testing a central bank digital currency since 2021.
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CDCROP: Kazakhstan cityscape landscape (Alexander Serzhantov/Unsplash)
Kazakhstan Legislature Pushes New Crypto Rules Forward: Report
The lower house of the country's parliament has passed five bills relating to digital assets as the government seeks to tighten its grip on crypto activity, particularly crypto mining.
CDCROP: Kazakhstan cityscape landscape (Alexander Serzhantov/Unsplash)

CDCROP: Kazakhstan cityscape landscape (Alexander Serzhantov/Unsplash)
Crypto Exchange Binance Receives License to Operate in Kazakhstan
The exchange had earlier got a preliminary approval to operate in the country.
CDCROP: Kazakhstan cityscape landscape (Alexander Serzhantov/Unsplash)

CDCROP: Kazakhstan cityscape landscape (Alexander Serzhantov/Unsplash)
Crypto Exchange Binance Receives Preliminary Approval to Operate in Kazakhstan
The crypto exchange has strengthened its compliance team and enhanced efforts to win operating licenses this year after drawing the ire of regulators.
CDCROP: Kazakhstan cityscape landscape (Alexander Serzhantov/Unsplash)

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Kazakh Authorities Arrest 23 Suspected of Forcing IT Professional to Run an Illegal Crypto Mine: Report
The country is still grappling with the illegal crypto mining industry.
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Bitcoin mining rigs at Kryptovault's facility in Hønefoss, Norway. (Image credit: Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
Bitcoin Miner SAI.TECH Halts Kazakhstan Expansion, Citing Operation and Cost Uncertainties
The Nasdaq-listed company has scrapped plans for a second phase of power-supply cooperation in the central Asian country.
Bitcoin mining rigs at Kryptovault's facility in Hønefoss, Norway. (Image credit: Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

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Kazakh Crypto Mining Tax Hike Signed Into Law by President Tokayev
The tax rate will depend on electricity usage, average electricity price and power source.
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