Expo Russia Kazakhstan 2012 kicks off in Almaty

Expo Russia Kazakhstan 2012 kicks off in AlmatyALMATY. May 29. KAZINFORM “Expo Russia Kazakhstan 2012” exhibition and First Almaty Business Forum have been opened today in Almaty.

“I think we will benefit a lot from the exhibition and the forum, because these two events are closely related and aimed at further development of relations between Russia and Kazakhstan,”, Consul General of the Russian Federation Victor Zavyalov said.

According to organizers, the purpose of the ABF-2012 is the support of foreign trade activities of small and medium-sized businesses, activation of economic integration, carrying out investment and innovation projects, cooperation and mutual assistance in carrying out economic and trade missions, exhibitions and fairs, promoting the creation of necessary conditions for innovative development of SMEs.

The initiators of the Almaty Business Forum are Commerce and Industry Chambers of Russia and Kazakhstan, Almaty, Penza, Omsk, Voronezh oblasts, Almaty city administration, International Business School at the T.Ryskulov KazEU, Russian-Kazakh Business Club in Almaty and others.