On April 18, 2023, Baiterek National Managing Holding held a meeting with a delegation of French businesses organized by MEDEF International in Astana. During the meeting, the two sides discussed potential projects and prospects for further cooperation, including co-financing initiatives.
MEDEF International is a non-profit organization that represents French business interests in international relations. The French delegation expressed their commitment to building partnerships with Baiterek Holding and continuing to work towards this goal.
Kanat Sharlapayev, Chairman of the Board of Baiterek Holding, emphasized the Holding's reliability as a partner for business initiatives in Kazakhstan and France. He stated that Baiterek Holding is prepared to provide support not only in financing, but also in developing logistics and business contacts in Central Asia. Sharlapayev highlighted Kazakhstan's logistical access to a market of over 75 million people in Central Asia, which creates opportunities for French businesses to expand beyond Kazakhstan into other countries in the region.
– We are pleased to meet with the delegation of MEDEF International and are confident that our cooperation will be successful and long-term, – said Sharlapayev.
MEDEF International expressed their readiness to continue developing partnerships with Baiterek Holding and working towards a mutually beneficial relationship. This meeting reflects a positive trend in the ongoing economic relations between Kazakhstan and France, which has been building over many years.
Kazakhstan is an important partner for French businesses due to its favorable investment climate and unique geopolitical position, which allows French companies to expand beyond Kazakhstan and into other countries in Central Asia.