Astana to host Kazakhstan Global Investment Roundtable

ASTANA (TCA) — The second Kazakhstan Global Investment Roundtable will take place on July 3 in Astana under the chairmanship of the Kazakh Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev.

More than 650 managers of the world’s largest companies and domestic businesses, representatives of government agencies, world politicians, experts, representatives of international organizations and the diplomatic community will take part in the roundtable, the official website of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reports.

The main goal of the event is to present the investment opportunities of Kazakhstan, discuss the policy of Kazakhstan in the field of investment, economic development and competitiveness.

To attract investments, the following important areas of the economy will be discussed:
Development of the agro-industrial sector;
Power engineering;
Infrastructure and logistics;
Astana International Financial Center (AIFC).

The program of the event includes a plenary session “Kazakhstan: Towards New Challenges” and round tables on the topics:
“Creating New Markets for the Diversified Economy”,
“Logistics Potential of the Eurasian Region”,
“Kazakhstan’s Energy Potential — Investments in the New Stage of Development”,
“Eurasian Agenda of Digitalization — Developing the Infrastructure for Industry 4.0”.

In addition, the briefings of the Government will be organized at the roundtables on “Increasing the Effectiveness of the Privatization Program in Kazakhstan”, “Agricultural Industry: Ensuring Food Safety of the New Silk Road” and “Opportunities of Metallurgy and Mining,” as well as the presentation of AIFC “Astana International Financial Center — Entrance to the Eurasian Financial Markets.”

Sergey Kwan


Sergey Kwan has worked for The Times of Central Asia as a journalist, translator and editor since its foundation in March 1999. Prior to this, from 1996-1997, he worked as a translator at The Kyrgyzstan Chronicle, and from 1997-1999, as a translator at The Central Asian Post.
Kwan studied at the Bishkek Polytechnic Institute from 1990-1994, before completing his training in print journalism in Denmark.

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