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Kazakhstan's accession to WTO may hamper development of EEU: Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei

According to Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Vladimir Makei, Kazakhstan’s accession to the World Trade Organization may hamper the development of the Eurasian Economic Union.

Kazakhstan's accession to WTO may hamper development of EEU: Belarus Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei
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Kazakhstan to support domestic car makers upon accession to WTO

Earlier the country’s media reported that as a WTO member state Kazakhstan is expecting prices for cars and certain goods to go down.

Kazakhstan to support domestic car makers upon accession to WTO
WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo and President Nursultan Nazarbauev following the signing procedure. © Reuters
Kazakhstan’s President Nazarbayev finalizes accession to WTO

We have been pursuing a policy driven by WTO norms for quite a while (…) Kazakhstan has been removing barriers, promoting integration in the region, advancing open cooperation: President Nazarbayev.

Kazakhstan’s President Nazarbayev finalizes accession to WTO
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Official ceremony of Kazakhstan's accession to WTO scheduled for July 27

The official ceremony of Kazakhstan's accession into the WTO takes place on July 27, 2015.

Official ceremony of Kazakhstan's accession to WTO scheduled for July 27
Ambassador of China in Kazakhstan Zhang Hanhui .Photo © cntv.ru
Chinese Ambassador calls Kazakhstan to abandon Cold War mentality

The Ambassador of China in Kazakhstan Zhang Hanhui assured Kazakhstan that it should not fear Chinese expansion in agriculture.

Chinese Ambassador calls Kazakhstan to abandon Cold War mentality
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Kazakhstan's membership in WTO to attract foreign investments: Kazakh Chamber of Entrepreneurs

Deputy Chairman of the Board of Kazakhstan’s National Chamber of Entrepreneurs Rakhim Oshakbayev has spoken about the advantages of Kazakhstan’s accession into the World Trade Organization (WTO).

Kazakhstan's membership in WTO to attract foreign investments: Kazakh Chamber of Entrepreneurs
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President Nazarbayev on Kazakhstan’s WTO membership

President Nazarbayev emphasized that Kazakhstan wouldn’t suspend support to domestic enterprises upon accession into the WTO.

President Nazarbayev on Kazakhstan’s WTO membership
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Kazakhstan completes WTO accession negotiations

Kazakhstan has finally agreed upon terms of accession to the World Trade Organization.

Kazakhstan completes WTO accession negotiations
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Kazakhstan hopes to join WTO this year

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan declared that the country may become member of the WTO this year.

Kazakhstan hopes to join WTO this year
The World Trade Organization WTO logo is seen at the entrance of the WTO headquarters in Geneva April 9, 2013. ©REUTERS/RUBEN SPRICH
Kazakhstan's WTO accession hampered by Mongolia and Ukraine: Deputy PM

Deputy Prie Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev said that Kazakhstan's accession to the World Trade Organisation was hampered by two countries - Ukraine and Mongolia.

Kazakhstan's WTO accession hampered by Mongolia and Ukraine: Deputy PM
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US, EU reject Kazakhstan's proposal to prioritize domestic products in WTO

Samruk Kazyna talks about Kazakhstan's accession to the WTO and how it would impact public procurement in the country.

US, EU reject Kazakhstan's proposal to prioritize domestic products in WTO
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov. Mfa.kz ©
USA facilitating soonest Kazakhstan’s accession into WTO

According to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, It would be right to say that ties between the USA and Kazakhstan are of paramount importance at the regional level.

USA facilitating soonest Kazakhstan’s accession into WTO
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Businesses in Kazakhstan reluctant to enter long-term contracts amid falling oil prices

CEO of Samruk Kazyna Contract Serikbek Yelshibekov said that Kazakh businessmen were becoming reluctant to enter long-term contracts with Samruk Kazyna subsidiaries due to the unstable situation at the oil market.

Businesses in Kazakhstan reluctant to enter long-term contracts amid falling oil prices
Kazakhstan and EU resolve all issues with regards to Kazakhstan’s accession into WTO
Kazakhstan and EU resolve all issues with regards to Kazakhstan’s accession into WTO

Besides, Kazakhstan will be the first Central Asia state to sign an agreement on extended partnership and cooperation with the EU.

Kazakhstan and EU resolve all issues with regards to Kazakhstan’s accession into WTO
US Secretary of State John Kerry supports Kazakhstan’s accession into the WTO
US Secretary of State John Kerry supports Kazakhstan’s accession into the WTO

US Secretary of State John Kerry met Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov in NY.

US Secretary of State John Kerry supports Kazakhstan’s accession into the WTO
Kerry heads to India to end relationship rut
Kerry heads to India to end relationship rut

US Secretary of State John Kerry forecast a transformation Wednesday in Washington's troubled relations with India as he headed to New Delhi for ice-breaking talks with new Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Kerry heads to India to end relationship rut
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Kazakh experts doubt anti-Russian sanctions can damage Kazakhstan

Some experts in Kazakhstan believe the country can manage to avoid negative consequences of Western sanctions against Russia.

Kazakh experts doubt anti-Russian sanctions can damage Kazakhstan
S. Korea lifts rice import caps, but vows high tariffs
S. Korea lifts rice import caps, but vows high tariffs

South Korea announced it would scrap rice import caps from next year, but said high tariffs would be imposed to prevent a damaging surge that would hurt local farmers.

S. Korea lifts rice import caps, but vows high tariffs
World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevedo. ©Reuters/Denis Balibouse
US wins WTO case against China on luxury cars

The WTO on Friday rejected Chinese tariffs on US-made luxury cars, handing Washington a victory on one of the growing number of disputes between the world's two largest economies.

US wins WTO case against China on luxury cars
Kazakhstan hoping to enter the WTO by the end of the year: President Nazarbayev

Kazakhstan voiced its intention to enter the WTO back in 1996. The same year the nation obtained an observer status within the organization.

Kazakhstan hoping to enter the WTO by the end of the year: President Nazarbayev