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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

BMW Sells to Kazakhs

MOSCOW (MT) -- The German automaker BMW has opened shop in Kazakhstan and hopes to sell more than 500 cars this year, Interfax news agency reported Tuesday.

The first BMW showroom opened in the Kazakh capital of Alma-Ata last week. It is jointly owned by BMW and the city council of Alma-Ata, and will sell cars for both rubles and hard currency.