According to the Kazakhstan’s Agency for Statistics, the trade turnover between the two states in January – August 2011 made up $33.3 million.
He is visiting Kazakhstan at the threshold of the first summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (CCTS) to be held in Almaty, the biggest city of Kazakhstan, October 20-21.
At the threshold of the visit Kazkahstan’s Transport Minister Berik Kamaliyev and Turkey’s Ambassador Lale Ülker discussed transport cooperation.
According to the Foreign Ministry, “the forthcoming visit may facilitate further development of bilateral political dialogue, expansion of trade and economic and humanitarian cooperation”.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev will pay a visit to France on September 19.
Among other things the sides dwelt on trade and economic ties, emphasizing that the trade turnover between the two nations has grown 12 times for the recent decade.
100 CNG filling stations will be launched, with 2 of the first 5 to be completed this year in Almaty.
Majilis (lower Chamber) Head of Staff Yergen Doshayev discussed preparations for the visit with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Kazakhstan Zhou Li.
Astana, Kazakhstan’s capital city, is also to host a Kazakh-Korean business forum.
According to Foreign Minister of Brunei, major vectors for cooperation could be grain and flour exports from Kazakhstan, oil and gas projects, green technology, as well as healthcare and Islamic banking.
President of South Korea Lee Myung-bak will visit Astana in the end of August.
According to the Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry, during the official visit the sides will tally results of the agreements reached at the highest level.
Within his official visit, Malaysia’s Prime Minister is expected to have talks with Kazakhstan’s President Nazarbayev and Prime Minister Massimov.
Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko arrived in Kazakhstan with official three-day visit.