On August 13, on the basis of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a meeting was held with the delegation of the US Trade Mission.
Mark Linccott, assistant to the US Trade Representative for South and Central Asia, George Krol, US Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Edward Gresser, assistant to the US Trade Representative for Political and Economic Affairs, etc., attended the meeting.
During the meeting, the sides discussed possibilities for further cooperation within the framework of the GSP system - a universal system of preferences in favor of developing countries. This is a system of preferential customs tariffs for goods exported by developing countries.
In addition, the parties discussed issues of trade cooperation and the use of the TIFA mechanism in the development of regional cooperation. TIFA is a framework agreement on trade and investment between the United States and Central Asian countries, designed to become an instrument for integrating the Kazakh economy into the global and regional systems in the context of the development of modern international processes.
At the end of the meeting, the sides expressed readiness and openness to a constructive dialogue, and also noted the importance of working together to achieve a positive result.