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The Head of the State called upon Turkish companies to invest in Kazakhstan

Today in Ankara, the meeting of the Head of the State with the captains of business of Turkey was attended by the leadership of the largest Turkish companies that the economy of Turkey is based basically on and who are interested in investing in Kazakhstan. Kazakh Invest is actively working over the projects with all these companies.

Addressing the representatives of 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 in 2017 grew by 27 % and accounted for almost USD2 billion», - the President of Kazakhstan said, as akorda.kz notes.

The head of the State also highlighted the possibility of participation of foreign investors in the Program of Privatization and implementation of innovative projects in the agriculture.

In addition, the Head of the State invited Turkish businessmen to take part in the work innovative clusters, created on the basis of Nazarbayev University and Park of Innovative Technologies, as well as to consider the prospects for implementing the joint projects in the tourist sector.

«Yesterday, 24 documents worth USD1,7 billion were signed between the business representatives of two countries at the Kazakhstan-Turkey Investment Forum. It is a vivid example of our mutual trust and cooperation», - said the Head of the State.

Speaking about the basic advantages of the financial center, Nursultan Nazarbayev noted the existence of special tax, currency, visa and labour regimes for the participants of the AIFC.

For reference: Turkey has invested in Kazakhstan more than USD 3 billion since 1991. In Kazakhstan, there are about 2000 enterprises with the participation of Turkish capital.