Road Show Draft Programme

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Kazakhstan: an attractive investment destination for British Business
Road Show

June 11, 2012

London, UK

Organized and sponsored by:

National Export and Investment Agency “KAZNEX INVEST”

Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Co-organized and sponsored by:

Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the United Kingdom

House of Lords, UK Parliament

Description of the event

Despite serious challenges of financial nature and significant economic changes in the last few years in the world, Kazakhstan has not only managed to maintain the same level of investment in its industrial development, but also launched one of the largest programs for industrial development in its history. What separates Kazakhstan from competitor countries? What are the possibilities that Kazakhstan offers to investors?

Today, Kazakhstan has created all necessary conditions and regulatory framework for successful implementation of projects involving foreign investment. This road show is the first event that is entirely devoted to presentation of investment opportunities in priority sectors in Kazakhstan. Particular attention is paid to information about specialized agency KAZNEX INVEST created to provide comprehensive support to investors who are pinning their future plans with successful cooperation with Kazakhstan.

Discussion points

  • What main advantages have Kazakhstan from the standpoint of investors?
  • What activities and changes in legislation does Kazakhstan adopt to further improve conditions for doing business in the country?
  • How does the state support investors?
  • What kind of investment projects has Kazakhstan in its priority sectors?

Agenda

Monday, June 11, 2012

  • London. Venue: UK Parliament
8:30-9:00am Registration
9:00–9:05am Welcoming speech

Kairat Abusseitov. Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the UK

9:05-9:10 am Welcoming speech

Lord Waverley. Member of the House of Lords, UK Parliament

9:10-9:20am The State Program of Accelerated Industrial-Innovative Development

Kanysh Tuleushin. Vice-minister of industry and new technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan (TBA)

09:20–09:35am Factors of attractiveness of investment climate of Kazakhstan

Kairat Karmanov. Deputy Chairman. National Export and Investments Agency “KAZNEX INVEST”

09:35–09:50am Investment projects of JSC “Sovereign Wealth Fund “Samruk Kazyna”

Dias Iskakov. General Director. LLP “Samruk Kazyna Invest”

09:50–10:00am Success story of investing in Kazakhstan

TBC

10:00–10:15am Development tendencies and projects of agribusiness industry of Kazakhstan

Kairat Naizabek. Managing Director. JSC “KazAgroFinance” (Interpreting needed )

10:15–10:30am Development tendencies and projects of machinery industry of Kazakhstan ,

Vadim Shakshakbayev. Vice-President. JSC “NC Kazakhstan Engineering

10:30–10:45am Development tendencies and projects of chemical industry of Kazakhstan

TBC. “United Chemicals Company”

10:45–11:00am Development tendencies and projects of pharmaceutical industry of Kazakhstan

TBC. “SK-Pharmacy”

11:00–11:15pm Q&A session
11:15-11:25pm Closing remarks

Kairat Abusseitov. Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the UK

11:25-1:00pm Networking luncheon
1:00–2:00pm B2B meetings and tour to UK Parliament building