United States + Kazakhstan
A bilateral relationship built on trust,
mutual respect & shared priorities.

Enhanced Strategic Partnership Dialogue

The ESPD was reaffirmed on December 4, 2019 and noted
since First President Nazarbayev's visit to the White House in January 2018. The White House-issued statement identifed five areas of focus for the Enhanced Strategic Partnership:

Trade & Commerce

>$1 billion
Two-way trade of goods between the US and Kazakhstan exceeds $1 billion annually.

Foreign Direct Investment

$48 billion
$48 billion invested into Kazakhstan's economy originated by American investors and companies.

Doing Business

More than 700+ American companies do business in Kazakhstan.

Political Cooperation

Featured Articles & Sources

13 June 2019 | MFA
The need for promoting economic diplomacy, which Kazakhstan faces today, is not a new trend. With the Trump administration's economic focus, there has been a steady increase in the number of initiatives aimed at improving the economic diplomacy of the United States.
20 August 2019" | | MFA
Prime Minister Askar Mamin held talks with US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale. The sides noted growing bilateral trade, economic and investment cooperation. Between 2005 and 2018, the gross inflow of direct investment from the U.S. sources to Kazakhstan amounted to $40 billion.
4 December 2019" | | U.S. State Department
16 January 2018" | | The White House
President Donald J. Trump hosted President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan at the White House to discuss enhanced strategic partnership between the United States and Kazakhstan.
25 September 2019 | | Kazinform
The subsidiary company of 'Baiterek' National Managing Holding JSC, QazTech Ventures JSC, signed a preliminary agreement on the establishment of a joint fund with an American venture investment fund, which will help develop venture capital in Kazakhstan.
19 October 2019 | | kazakhembus.com
Co-chairs of the commission Kazakhstan Minister of Trade and Integration B. Sultanov and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wibur Ross discussed the implementation of large joint investment and commercial projects in the field of agriculture, energy, industry, high technology and tourism.