3-5th July 2018 — Astana, Kazakhstan

3-5th July 2018

04/06/2018, 18:00

AIFC Daily: the highlights of Kazakhstan's and world's media of the day

Eurasiancommission.org: “Our task is to serve the existing demand for services in the capital market” - Nurlan Kussainov noted.

The forthcoming opening of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC), which will be the core of the financial infrastructure of Kazakhstan and in the long term may become a financial hub for investors from the EEU, the Middle East, Central Asia, Western China, Mongolia and European countries, was discussed at a business meeting -club "Investments and development of Eurasian markets: opportunities and perspectives".

"Basically, our task is to serve the existing demand for services in the capital market. At the same time, the formation of the EEU integration project with its plans to launch common markets is synchronized with the creation of the AIFC. These projects perfectly complement each other” - Nurlan Kussainov, CEO of AIFC Authority noted.

The Eurasian Economic Commission is working to create a common financial market for the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), one of the elements of which should be a single exchange space. The Commission developed a draft Agreement on the brokers and dealers admission of one member state of the EEU to participate in organized trades on exchanges (trade organizers) of other member states. Also, EEC prepared a draft Agreement on mutual admission to placement and circulation of securities on exchanges (trade organizers) in the member states of the EEU. All this will promote the growth of mutual trade and investment cooperation and stimulate the development of financial markets of the EEU states. This was stated by Timur Zhaksylykov, member of the Collegium (Minister) for Economic and Financial Policy of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC).

Read more: http://www.eurasiancommission.org/ru/nae/news/Pages/1-06-2018-2.aspx

ABCTV.kz. "Astana International Financial Centre, the official opening of which will take place in a month, became the flagship of our interaction with the Great Britain not only in terms of scale but also in quality" - Erlan Idrisov said.

"The UK has been and remains the largest investor in the economy of Kazakhstan. In recent years, the British side has shown great interest in cooperation. London is known as one of the largest financial sectors of the world. And Britain's experience, namely the basis of English law, is very important for the formation and the successful functioning of the financial centre that we are creating"- Yerlan Idrisov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the UK said at a briefing on the prospects for the development of Kazakh-British relations

Read more: https://abctv.kz/ru/news/britanskie-investicii-menyayut-prioritety

Egemen.kz. Development of bilateral cooperation with Latvia

On 31 May – 1 June, a representative delegation from Astana led by Roman Vasilenko, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan visited Riga. The main point of the Kazakh delegation visiting program to Riga was the participation in the 7th meeting of the Kazakh-Latvian intergovernmental commission for economic, scientific and technical cooperation co-chaired by Roman Vasilenko and Uldis Augustus, the Minister of Transport of the Republic of Latvia.

Signing of the Memorandum between the International Center for Green Technologies and Investment Projects and CLEANTECH Latvia was agreed in the run-up to the Astana International Financial Centre official presentation.

Read more: https://ru.egemen.kz/article/3096-spektr-ekonomicheskogo-sotrudnichestva-kazakhstana-i-latvii-rasshiritsya

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