Participants of international forums in Kyrgyzstan discussed the building of a healthy business environment amid post-crisis economic recovery through the opportunities of the AIFC

Yernur Rysmagambetov, CEO of the AIFC Authority, took part in the International Economic Forum “EU – Central Asia” and business forum “Business Partnership between the European Union and Central Asia”.

The development of cooperation between the regions of Central Asia and the European Union in the areas of a green economy, digitalization, and the building of a healthy business environment amid post-crisis economic recovery were discussed within the framework of the events.

Representatives of the EU member states and Central Asia, international financial institutions, as well as representatives of international organizations and economic experts attended the forums. Among them are the President of the European Commission – Ursula von der Leyen (online), the Executive Vice-President of the European Commission for Economic Affairs and Trade – Valdis Dombrovskis, the EU Special Representative for Central Asia – Terhi Hakala, and others.

The opportunities and benefits of AIFC in attracting investment in sustainable projects, realizing the trade and economic potential of Central Asian countries and the European Union, developing human capital, and strengthening partnerships in the regions were discussed During the visit.

Yernur Rysmagambetov, CEO of the AIFC Authority:

«The AIFC will give a new impetus to attract investments, develop export-import trade and create new projects in Central Asian countries and will allow testing new ideas and solutions that have not been previously presented on the market. The countries of the European Union can use the AIFC platform as an economic platform connecting the countries of the Central Asian region with European investors and partners».



Astana International Financial Centre was established on the initiative of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev as part of the National Plan “100 steps to implement five institutional reforms”. On July 2, 2020, as part of the meeting of the AIFC Management Council, the Centre’s Development Strategy was adopted until 2025. According to it, the vision of the AIFC is to become a leading international financial centre in the region, including Central Asia, the Caucasus, the EAEU countries, Western China, Mongolia and Eastern Europe.

The mission of AIFC is to promote the sustainable long-term development of the region. As the Head of State noted, K.Tokayev, “The AIFC with its unique capabilities can act as a universal platform connecting the countries of the region.”

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