The Head of State urged Turkish companies to invest in Kazakhstan
Today in Ankara the heads of the largest Turkish companies that form the main backbone of the Turkish economy and are interested in investing in Kazakhstan, took part at the meeting of the Head of State with the captains of business of Turkey. Kazakh Invest is actively working on projects with all these companies.
Speaking to the representatives of the Turkish business, the President of Kazakhstan noted the positive dynamics of trade and economic cooperation between the two States.
Relations between Kazakhstan and Turkey are based on mutual friendship, brotherhood and trust. Turkey is one of the top ten trading partners of Kazakhstan. The trade turnover between our countries increased by 27% in 2017 and amounted to almost 2 billion US dollars, said the President of Kazakhstan, as akorda.kz notes.
The head of state also emphasized the possibility of participation of foreign investors in the Program of privatization and implementation of innovative projects in the agro-industrial complex.
In addition, the Head of State invited Turkish businessmen to take part in the work of innovative clusters created on the basis of the Nazarbayev University and the Park of Innovative Technologies, as well as to consider the prospects for implementing joint projects in the tourism industry.
Yesterday, during the Kazakh-Turkish investment forum, 24 documents were signed between the business representatives of the two countries amounting to $ 1.7 billion. This is a clear example of our mutual trust and cooperation, the Head of State stressed.
Speaking about the main advantages of the financial center, Nursultan Nazarbayev noted the existence of special tax, currency, visa and labor regimes for the participants of the AIFC.
Reference: Turkey has invested more than 3 billion US dollars in Kazakhstan since 1991. In Kazakhstan there are about 2000 enterprises with the participation of Turkish capital.