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Askar Myrzakhmetov met with representatives of the Chinese business community

by March 31, 2017 Key Issues

During the meetings, issues of cooperation between KazAgro National management holding JSC and Silk Road Fund on the financing of projects for processing of agricultural raw materials, certification of agricultural products and enterprises by “China Certification and Inspection Group” were discussed.

When discussing issues of investing in the projects for processing of agricultural products with 8 large Chinese companies, including such transnational companies as Wilmart, CITIC and COFCO, A.I Myrzakhmetov explained the main directions of state policy in the agro-industrial complex, new approaches to improving the investment Climate in the Republic of Kazakhstan. “China National Machinery IMP and EXP Corp” determined approaches to the organization of exhibitions for agricultural machinery in Almaty on May of this year and further cooperation on the establishment of plants for agricultural machinery and equipment in the Republic of Kazakhstan.

At the end of the meeting with the Chinese business representatives, the ceremony of signing of Framework Agreement on Cooperation and Trade between NC “Food Corporation” JSC with the companies “Asia Pacific Food Capital Co., Ltd.” and “Wilmart” was held.

It should be noted that A. Myrzakhmetov held meetings with Mr. Han Chang-fu, Minister of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China and Mr. Zhi Shuping, Minister of China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine. Following the results of the meeting, a Protocol was signed between the two countries on the requirements of inspection, quarantine and sanitary requirements for export batches of wheat bran. Particular attention was paid to the creation of an interdepartmental working group on scientific and technical cooperation and the transfer of agricultural technologies, as well as a breeding and genetic center for the Central Asian region.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan