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Accelerate your revenue with a new audience of customers throughout Kazakhstan - without friction or complexity.
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A former Central Asian Soviet Republic, Kazakhstan has the largest economy in the region, in terms of real and per capita terms. The growth of the economy is fundamentally tied to the country’s large oil reserves.
The local ecommerce market has grown to more than $400 million annually, due to the government’s push to make mobile and fixed broadband affordable across all of the countries ethnic communities. Ecommerce is conducted primarily in the Russian language; a much smaller percentage in the native Kazakh language. Kazakhs use ecommerce primarily for the purchase of clothing and food.
Available currencies will depend on the payment method provider, as well as any regulatory restrictions.
Digital River can support the sales of these types of products for this specific market.
Government pressure to increase use of credit and debit cards; adoption has increased. Some digital wallet penetration in the capital and cities; cash and bank transfers are still the preferred payment options for those in more rural areas. Popular options include Qiwi wallet, Web Money (digital wallet), Yandex (developed in Russia, popular in former Soviet countries) and Mobiamo (a mobile payments solution).
The list below represents the current categories of payment options Digital River supports for this market.
Cross-Border Fulfillment: Landed Cost is Available.
Calculation of duties and fees incurred when goods are shipped cross border.
In-Country Fulfillment: Not available