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USKZBA Initiatives

2018 U.S. Department of Commerce
Certified Trade Mission - October 24-26

More information to come! The USKZBA is partnering with the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council to organize a two-part trade mission to Kazakhstan and Ukraine certified and supported by the U.S. Department of Commerce. 

Permanent Normal Trade Relations

The USKZBA and Association member companies are actively working a coalition to support U.S. Congress establishing Permanent Normal Trade Relations with Kazakhstan following Kazakhstan's official entry to the World Trade Organization in 2015. 

2017 USKZBA Agribusiness Mission

In August 2017, the USKZBA organized the first of its kind mission bringing a delegation of Kazakhstani government and private sector representatives to Illinois, Iowa and Minnesota to explore business opportunities with U.S. Agribusiness partners. 

U.S. Official Participation in Astana Expo 2017

The USKZBA was an early, active supporter of U.S. official participation in Astana's Expo 2017 and was proud to be an official partner of the U.S. Pavilion.

USKZBA Events

The majority of USKZBA events are off-the-record, members only (or by invitation only) discussions, please visit the Recent Events page for more information on recent events. 

To register your interest in learning more about exclusive USKZBA events, please contact us

Public USKZBA and partner events as well as ongoing USKZBA Initiatives will be updated here.

Upcoming Events
Fri, Jul 12
Location is TBD
USKZBA Members' Roundtable
Exclusive Roundtable discussion with Deputy Assistant Secretary Henick, US Department of State.
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Fri, Jul 12
Atlantic Council
Atlantic Council - Kazakhstan in Focus
Navigating Central Asia's Economic and Energy Future
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Wed, Feb 13
Location is TBD
USKZBA Members' Welcome Luncheon with Ambassador Moser
Join the USKZBA for a welcome introductory luncheon with the new US Ambassador to Kazakhstan, William Moser.
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Wed, Oct 24
Venue confirmed upon registration.
Inaugural US-Certified Trade Mission to Kazakhstan Executive Reception
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and a high-level Kazakhstani government representative will give keynote remarks to toast the first-ever U.S. Certified Trade Mission to Kazakhstan
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Wed, Oct 24
Astana
U.S. Department of Commerce Certified Trade Mission to Kazakhstan
The USKZBA is partnering with the U.S.-Ukraine Business Council to organize a two-part trade mission to Kazakhstan and Ukraine certified and supported by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Foreign Commercial Service.
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Fri, Sep 07
Venue confirmed upon registration.
USKZBA Members' Lunch with Eric Meyer
Eric Meyer is the new US Consul General taking his post in Almaty this fall. Join the USKZBA for a business luncheon discussion and introduction to Eric!
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Fri, Aug 10
Minnesota Trade Office
Minneapolis - EBRD, USUBC & USKZBA Business Roundtable
Learn more about business opportunities in Kazakhstan & Ukraine and international financing. Leadership of the USKZBA, USUBC and EBRD Washington Representative Office will be coming to a city near you!
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Thu, Aug 09
Venue to be confirmed upon registration.
USKZBA, USUBC & EBRD Roundtable Discussions
Leadership of the USKZBA, USUBC and EBRD Washington Representative Office will be coming to a city near you: • July 24 - Omaha • July 25 -Des Moines • August 1 - San Francisco • August 3 - Los Angeles • August 7 - Houston • August 8 - Chicago • August 10 - Minneapolis
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Wed, Aug 08
Venue confirmed upon registration.
Chicago- EBRD, US Department of Commerce, USUBC & USKZBA Business Roundtable
Learn more about business opportunities in Kazakhstan & Ukraine and international financing. Leadership of the USKZBA, USUBC and EBRD Washington Representative Office will be coming to a city near you!
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Tue, Aug 07
Online Webinar!
Certified Trade Mission Webinar
Second opportunity to discuss the business climate in Kazakhstan and Ukraine with Foreign Commercial Service specialists and the USKZBA and USUBC and to learn more about getting involved in the Certified Trade Mission in October.
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Fri, Aug 03
Venue confirmed upon registration.
Los Angeles - EBRD, USUBC & USKZBA Business Roundtable (1)
Learn more about business opportunities in Kazakhstan & Ukraine and international financing. Leadership of the USKZBA, USUBC and EBRD Washington Representative Office will be coming to a city near you!
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Wed, Aug 01
Venue confirmed upon registration.
San Francisco - EBRD, USUBC & USKZBA Business Roundtable
Learn more about business opportunities in Kazakhstan & Ukraine and international financing. Leadership of the USKZBA, USUBC and EBRD Washington Representative Office will be coming to a city near you!
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Mon, Jul 30
Please contact us for more information.
USKZBA Roundtable Discussion with Dean Matlack, US Senior Commercial Officer, Almaty
Dean Matlack, head of Commerce's Foreign Commercial Service office in Almaty will be in DC and sit down for an off-the record luncheon discussion with USKZBA members and invited guests.
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Wed, Jun 27
Webinar
Certified Trade Mission Webinar
Learn more about the business climate in Kazakhstan and Ukraine and how to get involved with the USKZBA and USUBC Commerce Certified Trade Mission in October.
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