Today in Ukimet Uyi, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev met with representatives of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry “France-Kazakhstan” headed by the President of the Chamber, the Director General of KATCO LLP Gerard Fries.

The meeting focused on issues of expanding Kazakh-French relations in the field of trade and investment, energy and petrochemistry, processing of agricultural products, tourism, etc.

For reference: In 2017, the trade turnover between Kazakhstan and France amounted to 3.39 billion USD (exports - 2.86 billion USD, imports - 535 million USD), which is 38% more compared to 2016 (2.45 billion USD).

From 2005 to the first half of 2017, the volume of French investments in the economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan amounted to 13.77 billion USD.

There are more than 140 enterprises involving French capital in Kazakhstan, such as Total, Areva, Danone, Vicat, Peugeot, Alstom, etc.

Published: 23 February 2018


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