Having met Mirziyoyev, Tai goes to Tokayev



U.S. Trade Representative Catherine Tai, who visited Uzbekistan yesterday, concluded her trip to Tashkent and headed to Kazakhstan. On June 14, she was welcomed by Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev in Astana, as reported by the President's press service.

The meeting focused on expanding economic cooperation.

Tokayev emphasized the significance of Tai's visit for enhancing trade and economic ties between Kazakhstan and the United States. He noted that over the past three decades, the two countries have developed a strategic partnership in areas such as trade, investment, security, human rights, and democracy.

The Kazakh President also highlighted that the United States is one of the largest investors in Kazakhstan's economy, with total direct foreign investments exceeding $65 billion.

"Last year, trade between our countries increased by 30% to a record level of $4.1 billion. Currently, more than 600 American companies are operating successfully in Kazakhstan," Tokayev stated.

The President stressed his commitment to improving investment attractiveness, economic liberalization, and supporting industrial development.

Tai expressed her gratitude to Tokayev for the opportunity to discuss new approaches to developing trade relations and creating conditions for strengthening economic cooperation. She mentioned that this includes implementing the framework agreement on trade and investment.

It should be noted that on June 11, Tai was received by the President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev.


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