Kazakhstan-Ontario Business Forum

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Ontario Investment and Trade Centre

250 Yonge Street

35th Floor

Toronto, ON M5B 2L7

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The Kazakhstan-Ontario Business Forum aims to develop increased business and investment between Ontario and Kazakhstan.

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Join the Ontario Chamber of Commerce and the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Canada on Wednesday, December 18 to learn about business and investment opportunities in Kazakhstan.

We are pleased to be joined by H.E. Akylbek Kamaldinov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Canada for this event.

Kazakhstan is home to 18.5 million people and boasts the largest economy in Central Asia in both absolute and per capita terms. Strategically located near rapidly growing markets in Asia and Eastern Europe, Kazakhstan is an emerging gateway to trade and investment in the region. Known for its rich natural resources and agricultural lands, Kazakhstan has also developed a growing industrial sector. The country has received praise for rapidly improving its position on the World Bank's "Ease of Doing Business Ranking" to #25 in the world.

Morning refreshments will be served.

There is no cost to attend but seating is limited. 

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9:00 am - Registration, networking , refreshments

9:30 am - Opening remarks

  • Mr. Rocco Rossi, President & CEO, Ontario Chamber of Commerce

9:40 am - Welcome remarks

  • H.E. Akylbek Kamaldinov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Canada

9:50 am - Presentation of the business climate in Kazakhstan

  • Mr. Murat Rustemov, Counsellor, Embassy of Kazakhstan

10:10 am - Presentation of the main sectors of the economy in Kazakhstan

  • Mr. Shokan Omarov, First Secretary, Embassy of Kazakhstan

10:30 am - Remarks by the Honorary Consul of Kazakhstan in Ontario

  • Mr. Stan Bharti, Founder of Forbes & Manhattan

10:45 am - Doing business with Kazakhstan: Perspective of a Canadian businessperson

11:00 am - Q & A

11:25 am - Remarks from the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade

  • Hon. Prabmeet Sarkaria, Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction

11:30 am - Closing remarks

11:35 am - Networking

Should you have any questions, please contact jasonchang@occ.ca.

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Ontario Investment and Trade Centre

250 Yonge Street

35th Floor

Toronto, ON M5B 2L7

Canada

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