Friday, 29 November 2019 12:52

Ambassadors present regional projects, Kazakhstan

“EU is one of the key investors and the largest trading partner of Kazakhstan. In 6 months of this year the European Union invested over $ 5.4 billion in the economy of Kazakhstan - half of the total inflow of foreign direct investment in the first half of the year”, RK Prime Minister Askar Mamin said at the meeting with the heads of diplomatic missions of the European Union member states within the framework of the dialogue platform on further development of investment cooperation. In 9 months of this year trade with the EU amounted to about $ 24 billion.

Askar Mamin called on the ambassadors of the European Union to continue an open and active dialogue to promote trade-economic and investment cooperation between Kazakhstan and the EU.

Ambassadors of the European Union presented to the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan three new EU regional projects: “Components of investment activity in Central Asia”, “Promotion of international trade in Central Asia” and “EU-Central Asia Rule of Law Programme”.

The parties discussed the activities of European companies in Kazakhstan, including opportunities for participation in tenders and local content standards.

The meeting was attended by the head of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Sven-Olov Carlsson, ambassadors of Germany, France, the Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Spain, Estonia, Italy, Belgium, Latvia, Greece, Spain, Croatia, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary, Finland, Czech Republic , representatives of Portugal, Bulgaria, heads of large European companies and CCI France - Kazakhstan.


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