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28.03.2013 Rating agency Standard & Poor's affirmed the Group’s long-term credit rating at ‘B’, Stable Outlook, revising liquidity level to “adequate” from “less than adequate”.
Rating agency Standard & Poor's affirmed the Group’s long-term credit rating at ‘B’, Stable Outlook, revising liquidity level to “adequate” from “less than adequate”.

10.09.2012 Fitch Affirms KazExportAstyk at 'B'/Stable; Unsecured Rating at 'B-'; Off Rating Watch Negative
Fitch Ratings-London/Moscow-10 September 2012: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Kazakhstan-based JSC Holding KazExportAstyk's (KEA) Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'B' and National Long-term rating at 'BB(kaz)' with a Stable Outlook. Fitch has also affirmed its senior unsecured ratings at 'B-' and National senior unsecured rating at 'B+(kaz)', with a recovery rating of 'RR5' and removed the Rating Watch Negative (RWN) on these ratings.

28.03.2012 March 28, 2012 the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development became a strategic investor with a US$ 45 million equity investment in “KazExportAstyk”.
As global grain prices continue to climb, the EBRD is charting new territory by becoming the first international financial institution to invest directly in a primary agricultural company in Kazakhstan.

21.02.2012 Fitch Affirms KazExportAstyk at 'B'; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings-London/Moscow-21 February 2012: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Kazakhstan-based grain and oilseed producer JSC Holding KazExportAstyk's (KazExportAstyk or KEA) Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'B' and National Long-term rating at 'BB(kaz)'. The agency has simultaneously removed the Rating Watch Negative (RWN) and assigned a Stable Outlook.

17.08.2011 Fitch Assigns KazExportAstyk's Planned Local Currency Bond 'B(exp)'; RWN. Fitch Ratings-London/Moscow-17 August 2011
Fitch Ratings-London/Moscow-17 August 2011: Fitch Ratings has assigned JSC Holding KazExportAstyk's (KazExportAstyk) prospective KZT40bn five-year unsecured bond an expected Local currency unsecured rating of 'B(exp)' and a Recovery Rating of 'RR4'. Fitch also assigned the bond a local currency unsecured National rating of 'BB (exp)(kaz)'. All ratings are on Rating Watch Negative (RWN).

17.08.2011 Fitch Rates JSC «Holding KazExportAstyk» 'B'; Rating Watch Negative. Fitch Ratings-London/Moscow-17 August 2011
Fitch Ratings-London/Moscow-17 August 2011: Fitch Ratings has assigned Kazakhstan-based grain and oilseed producer JSC Holding KazExportAstyk (KazExportAstyk or KEA) Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) of 'B' and a National Long-term rating of 'BB(kaz)'. The agency has simultaneously placed the ratings on Rating Watch Negative (RWN) reflecting the company's need to procure longer-dated debt, which a successful issue of a proposed bond is expected to address.

07.07.2011 Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'B' long-term corporate credit rating to Kazakh grain and oilseed producer JSC «Holding KAZEXPORTASTYK». The outlook is Stable.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'B' long-term corporate credit rating to Kazakh grain and oilseed producer JSC «Holding KAZEXPORTASTYK». The outlook is Stable.

01.07.2010 HSBC Bank Kazakhstan and JSC "Holding KAZEXPORTASTYK signed an agreement for $ 75 million dollars for financing of trade and export operations. The combined loan will be used for development of new infrastructure and production of oilсrops in the country.

Астана. 25 августа 2010г. HSBC банк Казахстан и “КАЗЭКСПОРТАСТЫК” подписали осглашении о выделении $ 75 млн. Долл. США на финансирование торговли и экспортных операций.
В частности, HSBC Банк Казахстан выделиил комбинированный лимит на финансирование строительства новых объектов инфраструктуры и производства масляных культур в стране.

03.02.2010 LLP “Agrofirm Kzyltu-NAN” and LLP “Taiynsha Astyk” were acquired by the group of companies JSC “Holding KAZEXPORTASTYK”
February 3, 2010 – LLP “Agrofirm Kzyltu-NAN” (CEO – Mr. Kenzhebay Kashayev) and LLP “Taiynsha Astyk” (CEO – Mr. Anatoliy Rafalskiy) were acquired by the group of companies JSC “Holding KAZEXPORTASTYK”.

05.12.2009 European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) supported Holding by a revolving facility in amount of $35 mio in order to implement programme of advanced agriculture technology and practices.
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) supported Holding by a revolving facility in amount of $35 mio in order to implement programme of advanced agriculture technology and practices.

23.11.2009 Our company got the 36th position in the rating of 100 KZ biggest companies...
Our company got the 36th position in the rating of 100 KZ biggest companies...

16.09.2009 European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is considering providing a $35 million.
September 16, 2009 European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is considering providing a $35 million revolving loan to finance the working capital of JSC “Holding KAZEXPORTASTYK” aimed to develop a Company’s programme of modernization.

25.08.2009 August 25, 2009 the President has visited LLP "Taiynsha-Astyk" during his business trip to the Northern Kazakhstan
August 25, 2009 the President has visited LLP "Taiynsha-Astyk" during his business trip to the Northern Kazakhstan

19.08.2009 On August 19, 2009 "Kokshetau MelInvest" LLP was included in the companies group of JSC «Holding KAZEXPORTASTYK», located in Akmola oblast, Chshuchinsk region, Chshuchinsk town.
On August 19, 2009 "Kokshetau MelInvest" LLP was included in the companies group of JSC "Holding KAZEXPORTASTYK", located in Akmola oblast, Chshuchinsk region, Chshuchinsk town. The new foreign equipment is installed on the milling facility, including a mill of "Buhler" (Switzerland) with processing capacity of 250 tons of grain per day. The enterprise is completely equipped by elevator equipment. Capacity of elevator makes up 24 000 tons and of warehouse - 42 900 tons.

By invitation of the company "Bayer CropScience", Holding KazExportAstyk’s management together with leadership of agrofirms-partners has visited the Canadian agricultural producers from April 16 till 25, 2009. 16.04.2009 By invitation of the company "Bayer CropScience", Holding KazExportAstyk’s management together with leadership of agrofirms-partners has visited the Canadian agricultural producers from April 16 till 25, 2009.
By invitation of the company "Bayer CropScience", Holding KazExportAstyk’s management together with leadership of agrofirms-partners has visited the Canadian agricultural producers from April 16 till 25, 2009.

Bayer CropScience is a long-standing partner of Holding in the field of chemical protection products of plants and this trip is a result of old and fruitful partnership between two companies and agrofirms, on the fields of which Bayer CropScience’s agricultural chemistry is used.

12.12.2008 LLP Kzyltu Inland Terminal & Flour Mill, Northern Kazakhstan Region was acquired by the group of companies JSC "Holding KAZEXPORTASTYK".

25.11.2008 LLP Astyk Service KEA, a new branch establishment of JSC "Holding KAZEXPORTASTYK" was registered.
LLP Astyk Service KEA, a new branch establishment of JSC "Holding KAZEXPORTASTYK" was registered. Mr. Abay Murzagaliyev was appointed as the Director General.

16.05.2008 JSC "Holding KAZEXPORTASTYK" purchased a grain terminal in the Ukrainian port of Kherson (LLP UkrKazexportastyk) and acquired international status.
JSC "Holding KAZEXPORTASTYK" purchased a grain terminal in the Ukrainian port of Kherson (LLP UkrKazexportastyk) and acquired international status. The acquisition was financed from own funds of the Holding. Mr. Sergey Kharin was appointed as the Director General.