1 Table of Contents 1
1.1. List of Tables 3
1.2. List of Figures 4

2. Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime: Executive Summary 5

3. Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime: Ease of Doing Business 6

4. Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime: Governing Bodies 9
4.1. Ministry for Investments and Development (MID) 9
4.1.1. Geology and Subsoil Use Committee 9
4.1.2. Subsoil Use Department (SUD) 9
4.2. Association of Mining and Metallurgical Enterprises 10

5. Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime: Laws, Licenses, Rights, and Obligations 11
5.1. Law of Subsoil and Subsoil Use 11
5.2. Mining Licenses 11
5.2.1. Exploration 11
5.2.2. Production and joint Exploration 11
5.2.3. Production 11
5.3. Mining Ownership 12
5.4. Rights 12
5.5. Obligations 12

6. Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime: Taxes and Payments 13
6.1. Mineral Extraction Tax 13
6.2. Excess Profits Tax 14
6.3. Uniform Land Tax 15
6.4. Vehicle Tax 15
6.5. Depreciation Rates 15
6.6. Loss Carry Forward 16
6.7. Value-Added Tax (VAT) 16

7. Appendix 17
7.1. Abbreviations 17
7.2. Methodology 17
7.2.1. Coverage 17
7.2.2. Secondary Research 17
7.3. Contact Us 18
7.4. Disclaimer 18

1.1 List of Tables
Table 1: Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Key Taxes, 2018 5
Table 2: Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Ease of Doing Business in Kazakhstan, Global Ranking, June 2016- June 2017 8
Table 3: Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Mineral Extraction Tax Rates (%), 2018 13
Table 4: Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Mineral Extraction Tax Rates (%), 2018 (Contd.1) 14
Table 5: Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Excess Profit Tax Rates (%), 2018 14
Table 6: Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Uniform Land Tax Rates (%), 2018 15
Table 7: Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Vehicle Tax Rate (%), 2018 15
Table 8: Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Depreciation Rate, 2018 15

1.2 List of Figures
Figure 1: Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Country Overview, 2017 6
Figure 2: Kazakhstan’s Mining Fiscal Regime - Ease of Doing Business in Kazakhstan, Global Ranking, June 2016- June 2017 7