Hanoi hosts Kazakhstan-Vietnam business forum


Ruslan Suleimenov

Hanoi hosts Kazakhstan-Vietnam business forumThe First Kazakhstan-Vietnam Business Forum will be held in Hanoi within the framework of the Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s state visit.

About 50 representatives of Kazakh ministries and companies will participate in the event.

The forum is aimed at establishing mutually beneficial cooperation between business circles of Kazakhstan and Vietnam.

A number of agreements is planned to be signed. For example, agreement on establishing joint business council between the chambers of industry and commerce of Kazakhstan and Vietnam; cooperation agreement between Kusto Group and PetroVietnam.


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Kazakh-Vietnam Business Council to intensify trade-economic links – Issekeshev


Ruslan Suleimenov

Kazakhstan is actively implementing the presidential program on accelerated industrial innovative development. In this regard, Kazakhstan is interested in cooperation with Southeast Asian countries, particularly Vietnam, Kazakh Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Issekeshev told the Business Forum on Monday in Hanoi.

According to him, “the forum will be a useful dialogue platform for the representatives of the Vietnamese and Kazakh business community and will open new horizons for cooperation between our countries.”

Kazakhstan and Vietnam have a common ground for further cooperation. The Minister named several industries for potential contacts – oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, engineering, manufacturing, agro-industrial complex, transport.

“We are interested in establishing joint ventures producing consumer goods on the territory of Kazakhstan. We are ready to consider the opportunity of exporting Kazakhstan’s grain to Vietnam,” Issekeshev noted. He also informed of the plans to open direct flight from Kazakhstan to Vietnam.

“The new business council between our countries will serve as the basis for intensifying trade-economic cooperation,” Issekeshev emphasized.