President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev intends to take part in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. He stated this on May 16 at a meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin.
According to Tokayev, Russia is the main trade and economic partner of Kazakhstan, the trade turnover has reached $25 billion. He noted that the country’s authorities are faced with the task of increasing the volume of trade and investment.
“I myself plan to take part in the St. Petersburg Economic Forum on June 17 at your invitation. Our government delegation also plans to take part in a very large industrial exhibition to be held in early July in Yekaterinburg. This autumn we plan to take part in the traditional forum of border regions. That is, the program of work, joint work and interaction is very extensive,” he said.