The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin met with US Ambassador to Kazakhstan William Moser, reports the press service of Prime Minister.

At the meeting, issues of further development of cooperation in the investment sector, the oil industry, and the agro-industrial sphere were discussed.

"The United States remains one of Kazakhstan’s key partners and investors. To attract investments and implement strategic investment projects, special attention is paid to creating the most favorable conditions for investors. New approaches will create more comfortable conditions for American partners", - said the prime minister of Kazakhstan.

Besides, by the end of 2018, trade turnover between Kazakhstan and the United States increased by 37.3% to $2.2 billion. The inflow of US investment in the Kazakhstan economy increased by 44.7% and set a new absolute record, reaching $5.3 billion.

To effectively address issues related to the implementation of investment projects in promising export-oriented industries, the Coordination Council on Foreign Direct Investment and the Foreign Direct Investment Fund have been established.

In his turn, Moser gave a high appraisal of the approaches to improving the investment climate and noted the readiness of the American side to continue cooperation in the existing format.

"The Qazaq Times"