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ASTANA – A young Kazakh-born entrepreneur is building a thriving wine exporting business in Spain and striving to make fine Spanish wine available for Kazakh customers.
Shukhrat Khakimov was only 21 and barely spoke any foreign language when he left Kazakhstan in 2009 to study winemaking in Angers (France). The Temirtau native borrowed 600,000 tenge (US$1,800) from parents and friends and took a student loan to pay his expenses and the tuition necessary to earn a master’s degree in the wine business. Throughout his university years, he waited …read more
Source: The Astana Times