On August 13, on the basis of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan, a meeting was held with a delegation of the US Trade Representation.
Among the participants of the meeting from the American side were Marc Linscott - Assistant US Trade Representative for South and Central Asia, George Krol - US Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan, Edward Gresser - Assistant US Trade Representative for Political and Economic Affairs, etc.
During the meeting, opportunities for further cooperation in the framework of the GSP system - the general system of preferences in favor of developing countries were discussed. This is a system of preferential customs tariffs on 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 the countries of Central Asia, designed to become a tool for the integration of 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 parties expressed their willingness and openness to a constructive dialogue, and also noted the importance of working together to achieve a positive result.