Webinar about trade between Central Asia and Sweden. I am joining the board with Ambassador, H.E. Mr. Kairat Abdrakhmanov and Minister-Counsellor, Mr. Tolegen Ismailov.
Kazakhstan is the largest economy in Central Asia with a vast oil reserves, deposits of metals and strong agricultural potential. Being the 9th largest country in the world, resource-rich Kazakhstan is a historical bridge between Europe and Asia.
Kazakhstan is one of the Swedish Government’s 26 prioritized countries for trade and business promotion.
West Sweden with approximately 1.9 million inhabitants have several strong higher education institutions based in the region. In order to stimulate innovation a number of science parks have been established in cooperation between public and private stakeholders. The region has a diversified business environment of which two important sectors are automotive manufacturing and trade. A number of national R&D, innovation systems/cluster programmed are implemented in the region.
The mission of the West Sweden Kazakhstan Industry Council is to promote and facilitate trade between Sweden and Kazakhstan.
On 12–13 October 2017, President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan will visit Sweden on the invitation of HM The King. Several Swedish government ministers will be involved.
Kazakhstan is one of the Government’s 26 prioritised countries for trade and business promotion. There is potential to further increase trade. Kazakhstan is implementing sweeping changes in several sectors of society and there is considerable interest in Swedish solutions, including within sustainable urban planning, which will be one of the areas in focus during the visit.
In 2017 and 2018, both Sweden and Kazakhstan hold non-permanent seats on the United Nations Security Council. There is a common interest in dialogue and cooperation on the issues on the Security Council agenda and on issues of security and development in Central Asia and for disarmament and non-proliferation.
West Sweden Kazakhstan Industry Council in Gothenburg.
The West Sweden Kazakhstan Industry Council, in Sweden is a business group of several members, both companies and individuals. Our vision is to support and promote the community in West Sweden and its business interests in Kazakhstan and to encourage relations between Sweden and the Kazakhstan.
For a free membership and upcoming events, please contact the Honoray Consul in Gothenburg.
The next event will be a round table discussion about business in Kazakhstan. We will also have seminaries with “Market Update – Kazakhstan” in Gothenburg.
Kazakhstan is one of the Swedish government’s prioritised countries for trade and business promotion. The country will implementing profound changes in different sectors of society, and there is a keen interest in Swedish solutions for Kazakhstan.
Presenting a new platform for cooperation to promote bilateral trade and economic exchange – Sweden Kazakhstan Business Council
Swedish investors, companies and entrepreneurs who want to further strengthen their market presence in Kazakhstan or are interested in exploring the business potential in this exciting emerging market.