During the meeting, the Head of State noted that Kazakhstan and France have established serious groundwork for bilateral cooperation, especially in trade-economic and political spheres.
- Kazakhstan regards France as the key partner in the European Union. The EU is the key trading partner of our country. The volume of bilateral trade between the two countries have reached US$4.5 billion, and the volume of direct investment from France into the economy of Kazakhstan have exceeded US$15 billion, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said.
The Head of State noted the successful activity of a wide range of French companies in Kazakhstan, assuring his interlocutor that Kazakhstan is going to carry on setting up all the necessary conditions for their effective work in our country.
Bruno Le Maire thanked the President for the warm welcome and stressed that France and Kazakhstan are bound by a long-term mutually beneficial strategic partnership. France Minister of the Economy and Finance has also expressed aspiration to build up fruitful cooperation between the two countries in every way.
In conclusion, the Head of State conveyed greetings and best wishes to the leader of France Emmanuel Macron.