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Monday, November 30th, 2020



K.Tokayev meets representatives of Chinese business circles |

At the opening ceremony of the business environment, President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev said that as a result of the 27 years of cooperation between Kazakhstan and China, relations between the two countries have been intensified and a comprehensive strategic partnership has been established. He also emphasized that the establishment of a high level of dialogue between the two countries was the basis. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev emphasized the great contribution of the two peoples to the strengthening of the relations between the two states – the friendship of the First President of Kazakhstan – President Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of China Xi Jinping. The

President considers that the economic cooperation between Kazakhstan and China is promising. Noting the priority directions of the bilateral partnership, the head of state pointed to the new challenges facing the business community of the two countries.

In particular, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev emphasized the need for further intensification of innovative and scientific-technical directions. He also noted that Kazakhstan is ready to work with China in these directions.

The President also noted that tourism has great potential for attraction of Chinese tourists to Kazakhstan, where business communication and recreational tourism are developing dynamically. At the same time, the head of state called on business circles of the neighboring country to build tourist centers in Kazakhstan according to Chinese 5A standards.

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev stressed the great potential of Kazakhstan-China financial relations. Remind that the international financial center Astana plays an important role in this regard. The President said that the RMB Connect mechanism will be established on the basis of CSC “Astana”.

“The RMB Connect project allows us to invest in yuan. I am convinced that the new ecosystem will make a significant contribution to the spread of the Chinese yuan and become a new settlement clearing center for yuan operations for Kazakhstani enterprises and other countries in the region, “the Head of State said.

Finally, Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev noted that interaction in the current format of “Government to Business” is one of the most effective means of activization of business cooperation.

According to the President, this meeting will be a real step towards deepening trade and economic cooperation between Kazakhstan and China.

The roundtable was attended by representatives of major Chinese companies, including General Director of China General Technology (Group) Holding Co., Ltd Lu Immin, Vice President of China Export-Import Bank Jin Yu, Chairman of the China-Eurasia Economic Cooperation Board Zhang Shili, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of China Construction Bank Wang Yunzin, Vice President of COFCO Group Luang Jichang, An Jiunghuai Automobile Co., Ltd An Jing and others

Source: Kazakhtan 2050