To provide comprehensive state support to SMEs, e-commerce training centers will be opened in all regions of the country. They are already operating in four western regions. This was announced at the Government session by the Minister of Trade and Integration of Kazakhstan Arman Shakkaliyev.
At the Government session chaired by Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov the issues of further development of e-commerce were considered.
On December 25, 2023, on the margins of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in St. Petersburg, a free trade agreement was signed between the Eurasian Economic Union and its member states on the one hand and the Islamic Republic of Iran on the other.
Issues of development of road freight transportation and transit were considered at the Government session under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov.
Issues of development of commodity exchanges were considered at the Government session chaired by Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov.
Construction of a new railway line Darbaza – Maktaaral with a length of 152 km started in Turkestan region. Alikhan Smailov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, gave an official start to the works in the mode of teleconference.
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov arrived in Uzbekistan on behalf of the Head of State to participate in the 16th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization. On the eve of the event in Tashkent, Alikhan Smailov met with the President of the country Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
The 12th meeting of the dialogue platform "Kazakhstan-European Union" with the participation of leaders of central government agencies and representatives of the diplomatic corps was held in Astana, chaired by Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov.
Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Trade and Integration Serik Zhumangarin took part in the 98th meeting of the CIS Economic Council in Moscow.
New measures in the field of consumer protection were considered at the Government session, chaired by Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov.
Actual issues of Altyn Orda, the largest trading market in the country, were considered at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov with the participation of the leadership of central government agencies, akimats of Almaty and Almaty region, General Prosecutor's Office, Agency for Protection and Development of Competition, Agency for Financial Monitoring, and other agencies.
On the margins of the third Qatar Economic Forum taking place in Doha, the meeting between Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov and the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani took place.
Prospects for further strengthening of Kazakhstan-Czech cooperation were discussed by Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov and Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala, who arrived in our country on an official visit.