China occupies fourth place on list of Kazakhstan trading partners - Tokayev
Astana. January 25. Kazakhstan Today - China occupies the fourth place on the list of trading partners of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The chairman of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev said during his visit to the Chinese National Republic, the agency reports referring to the press service of the Senate of the Parliament of Kazakhstan. According to the press service, on the first day of stay in the Peoples Republic of China K. Tokayev met the scientists of the Chinese college of International Affairs at the Foreign Policy Department of the country. "Development of good-neighborhood and friendship with China is priority of the Kazakhstan foreign policy. Our countries have huge potential of cooperation in all areas: security, industry and energy, science, culture," K. Tokayev said at the meeting. K. Tokayev emphasized, "trade and economic cooperation is the basis for mutual cooperation. Volume of bilateral trade has significantly increased. China occupies the fourth place on the list of trading partners of Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan occupies the second place by volumes of mutual commodity turnover after Russia among the states of Central Asia and East Europe in foreign trade with the Peoples Republic of China and 30 place among all countries - trading partners of China." According to the press service, the Senate Speaker emphasized that mutual understanding in strategic questions, achievement of unprecedented level of trust, establishment of economic cooperation and constructive political dialogue is undoubtedly the merit of the President Nursultan Nazarbayev and the chairman Hu Jintao." K. Tokayev noted active cooperation of Kazakhstan and China within the limits of the global and regional organizations in struggle against terrorism, extremism and separatism.
Resourse: Kazakhstan Today