The Department of Emergency Situations of Karaganda region commented on the complaint of the people stuck in snow congestion on speculative prices in roadside cafes. According to them, roadside cafes require about 4000 tenge for a hot meal, and the cost of a loaf of bread has risen up to 1,000 tenge; bottles of water - up to 800 tenge.
Expert: Inclusion of Chinese Yuan in List of World's Reserve Currency Could Lead to Increase in Volume of Payments in This Currency"
The Chinese yuan entered the basket of reserve currencies of the International Monetary Fund, together with the US dollar, the euro, the British pound sterling and the Japanese yen. The yuan will take a share of 11% of the basket. This is more than the shares of the British pound and the Japanese yen.