During the visit of Kazakhstan’s delegation to China, Kazakh Deputy Prime Minister and Agriculture Minister Umirzak Shukeyev signed a roadmap with the chairman of China’s General Administration of Customs.
The roadmap includes 20 new agricultural products that Kazakhstan is going to export to China in 2019-2020, Kazakh Agriculture Ministry said in a statement.
"To date, 13 protocols on 13 types of goods have already been signed, and three more protocols have been agreed to be signed during the official visit of the prime minister of Kazakhstan to China," the message says.
The new 20 protocols of the roadmap include poultry products, horse and pork meat, as well as live cattle for slaughter. The crop products of the roadmap include rapeseed, safflower, buckwheat, peas, chickpeas, sesame, some fruits and vegetables, nuts and pistachios.
During the visit, the Kazakh delegation also visited China International Import Expo, which was attended by representatives of more than 130 countries and multinational companies. Bilateral meetings of business circles of China and Kazakhstan with the participation of the leadership of Kazakh Agriculture Ministry, KazAgro JSC and representatives of Kazakh regions’ administrations were held during the exhibition.
The meetings resulted in agreement on consideration of issues of constructing a sugar plant in Kazakhstan’s Pavlodar region. For this, representatives of three major Chinese companies will visit Kazakhstan in the near future.
In addition, a memorandum on the construction of a grain processing and noodle production plant in Astana was signed between Qazaq Capital Partners and Wudeli Flour Group Co. LTD.
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