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Uzbekistan president to visit Japan

TASHKENT (TCA) — President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev will pay an official visit to Japan on 17-20 December 2019 at the invitation of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the president’s official website said. Continue reading

Kazakhstan-Japan business forum held in Tokyo

ASTANA (TCA) — The business forum, held last week, presented Kazakhstan’s investment climate, transport and logistics potential and transit opportunities of the country, as well as the most promising sectors for foreign direct investment and a number of specific investment projects, Kazakh Invest national company for investment support and promotion reported. Continue reading

Turkmenistan government delegation visits Japan

ASHGABAT (TCA) — Development of interstate cooperation was discussed during the talks held by Turkmenistan Government delegation led by Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers, Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov in Tokyo, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reported. On October 22, members of the Turkmenistan delegation were received by Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. Having confirmed high interest of his country in further improvement of partnership with Turkmenistan, the head of the Japanese Government expressed the gratitude to Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymuhamedov for his personal contribution to development of traditionally friendly Turkmen–Japanese relations. During the meeting, the sides discussed opportunities of intensification of productive partnership by implementation of new joint projects with Japanese companies in petrochemical industry, electrical energy, transport sphere, and modernization of the railway network in Turkmenistan. In addition, the Turkmen delegation had meetings with leaders of ministries and departments of Japan. Various aspects of cooperation in transport sphere were discussed during the talks with the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan Keiichi Ishii. Shipbuilding, automobile and railway transport were outlined as priority aspects. Opportunities of joint work in telecommunication were reviewed at the meeting with Minister of Communications of Japan Masatoshi Ishida. In particular, the Japanese side expressed interest and willingness to support the construction of a subsea fibre optic cable between Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan. Partnership in the economic sphere was discussed during the meeting with Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finances Taro Aso. Special attention was paid to financing of projects in Turkmenistan with participation of Japanese companies. On October 23, the Turkmen delegation met with President of Japanese International Cooperation Agency Shinichi Kitaoka. The sides noted positive experience of cooperation between the Government of Turkmenistan and JICA gained for more than 20 years. High efficiency of projects for improvement of qualification of Turkmen specialists in different spheres was highlighted. In addition, the Agency arranged joint work of scientists of the two countries in seismology. Necessity of further expansion of bilateral relations in the educational sphere was mentioned in the aspect of future partnership. The head of JICA expressed the interest in cooperation in social sphere projects. From this point of view, the Turkmen side proposed to consider the participation in the project of modernization of the railroads in Turkmenistan as socially important and aimed at provision of high quality services to the population of the country.

Tajikistan: OSCE office hosts visit to assess projects funded by Japan

DUSHANBE (TCA) — The OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe on 7 and 8 June hosted a delegation from the Japanese Permanent Mission to the OSCE in Vienna. The main purpose of the visit was to assess the effectiveness of projects funded by Japan and implemented in Tajikistan by the Office in the past several years. Continue reading

Kazakhstan and Japan to hold economic cooperation meeting in April

ASTANA (TCA) — The Chairman of the Board of Kazakhstan’s national company for investment support and promotion Kazakh Invest, Saparbek Tuyakbaev, and Ambassador of Japan to Kazakhstan Kawabata Ichiro on February 12 discussed issues of boosting investment cooperation between the two countries, Kazakh Invest reported. Continue reading

Japan looks to investment opportunities in Kazakhstan regions

ASTANA (TCA) — A Kazakh-Japanese business forum on the topic "Regions of Kazakhstan: prospects for Japanese investments" was held in Tokyo on October 31 under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Japan, the official website of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reported. The Kazakh delegation was headed by the Vice Minister for Investment and Development Yerlan Khairov. The Forum was attended by representatives of the Government of Kazakhstan, regional administrations, and entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan. From the Japanese side, political and public figures, diplomats, experts, heads of more than 150 large Japanese companies such as Marubeni Corp, METI, NEC, JOGMEC, Tokyo Rope, NYK Group, and JETRO attended the Forum. The Forum participants discussed achievements in the Kazakh-Japanese business relations, investment opportunities in the regions of Kazakhstan, issues of Kazakhstan's investment policy and prospects for developing economic relations with Japan. Yerlan Khairov noted in his speech that Japan is one of Kazakhstan's key strategic partners in East Asia. "We have an intergovernmental commission for trade and economic cooperation and a business council. Since 2015, there is an agreement on the promotion and mutual protection of investments. Moreover, a visa-free regime has been introduced for Japanese citizens in Kazakhstan. A regulatory and legal framework has been created to open direct flights between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the cities of Tokyo, Osaka. All these measures help activating business contacts and promoting trade, economic and social ties between our countries. Japan is one of the largest investors in Kazakhstan. Over the past 10 years, the inflow of direct investment from Japan was $5.5 billion," Khairov said. Deputy Chairman of Kazakh Invest national investment promotion agency, Zhandos Nurlanov, delivering a presentation on "A New Approach to Attracting Foreign Investors", said: "Japan is one of the most technologically advanced nations in the world. And Kazakhstan is interested in cooperation with Japanese companies, attracting the latest technologies and investments in its economy. I hope that today's business forum will give a new impetus to the direct investment interaction of Japanese companies with the regions of Kazakhstan.” From 2005 to early 2016, the gross inflow of direct investment from Japan to Kazakhstan was $5.1 billion. In 2015, trade between the two countries amounted to $1.4 billion.