Kazakhstan plans to join WTO in 2009
Astana. February 13. Kazakhstan Today - Kazakhstan plans to join WTO in 2009. Vice Minister of Industry and Commerce of Kazakhstan, the special representative of Kazakhstan at negotiations for WTO introduction, Zhanar Aytzhanova informed journalists after the ceremony of signing the protocol on completion of bilateral negotiations with Canada, the agency reports. "We plan to finish all bilateral negotiations in 2008 and if everything goes according to the plan that Kazakhstan party has, next year we will be able to finish multilateral negotiations," Z. Aytzhanova said. She explained that completion of multilateral negotiations will mean introduction to WTO. Kazakhstan need to finish bilateral negotiations with five countries: the USA, the European Union, Australia, India and Mongolia.
Resourse: Kazakhstan Today