Central Securities Depository (Almaty) has provided
Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE) with the following information statement.
About assignment of international identification numbers to securities starting
from January 1, 2019.
In accordance with the Act of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On the Securities
Market”, as of January 1, 2019 the identifier of securities and other financial
instruments will be represented by the international identification number (code
ISIN), assigned by the Central Securities Depository JSC (hereinafter – Central
Depository) in accordance with the international standard ISO 6166 “Securities
and related financial instruments – International securities identification
numbering system (ISIN)”.
No later than December 15, 2018 the Central Depository will assign ISIN codes
to all government and corporate securities in circulation which lack the ISIN
code. Information on the assigned ISIN codes will be posted on the website of
the Central Depository (www.kacd.kz) in section “Statistics”.
As of January 1, 2019 national identification numbers of securities, earlier
assigned by the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan, will not be used.