Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan want to increase trade turnover up to $ 1 billion

July 03. Baku Today

Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan want to increase trade turnover up to $ 1 billionKyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan agreed to increase annual trade turnover between the countries up to 1 billion. dollars “, whereas, according to the results of the 2011 year, turnover amounted to $ 750.3 million. dollars, which is 27% more than in the year 2010 (588.7 million). As the reporter BakuToday in the Department of information policy Division in the Government Office, such an agreement, the parties have reached 2 July during the third meeting of the Kyrgyz-Kazakhstani Intergovernmental Council, chaired by Omurbek Babanov and Karim Masimov in Astana.

The premiere also agreed on the establishment of Kyrgyz-Kazakh investment fund. First steps for the implementation of this idea would be “staged its capitalization”. According to the Kazakh Khabar News Agency, procedures relating to the registration of the Fund and the ratification of the relevant bilateral relations were “nearing completion”. In the period up to August 20, 2012, agreed to provide information on two or three projects for consideration by the Fund.

Opening of border control “Karkyra“planned for the visit of President Nursultan Nazarbayev to Kyrgyzstan to be held soon. The opening of the CAT “Kichi-Kapka“the parties have agreed to resolve by the end of August this year.

Up to August 15, 2012, there will be a proposal of Kyrgyzstan about the possibility of a pipeline from Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan.

On the outcome of the meeting was signed minutes of the third meeting of the Me?pravsoveta. The parties also signed an agreement to purchase five diesel locomotives from Kazakhstan. In addition, it was noted that before the August 1, 2012, agreed and prepared for the signing of the intergovernmental agreement on the construction of schools in the South of Kyrgyzstan at the expense of the Kazakh side.

Within the framework of an official visit July 2, 2012 year, the Kyrgyz delegation led by Omurbek Babanov laid flowers to the monument to the defenders of the fatherland in Astana.