Cooperation between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Argentine Republic

Diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Argentina were established on June 25, 1993.

Concurrent Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Argentina (with residence in Brasilia) is Kairat Sarzhanov (since 2016).

Concurrent Ambassador of Argentina to Kazakhstan (with residence in Moscow) is Ricardo Ernesto Lagorio (since 2018).

Bilateral cooperation between the two countries includes contacts at the highest and high levels. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with President of Argentina Mauricio Macri at the G20 Summit in Hangzhou on September 4, 2016. Contacts at the high political level include visits of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov to Buenos Aires on October 1, 2013, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship of Argentina Hector Timerman to Kazakhstan on May 29-30, 2014 and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Ashikbayev to Buenos Aires on May 4, 2017, during which he took part in consultations between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and Argentina.

Development of cooperation was facilitated by the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO 2017 in Kazakhstan, where Argentina was represented by a national pavilion. Minister of Media and Public Content of Argentina Hernan Lombardi and Minister of Science, Technology and Innovative Production of Argentina Lino Baranao visited Kazakhstan during the EXPO.

The legal framework of bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and Argentina includes documents in the sphere of information and communications, political dialogue, visa matters and other areas.

In 2018 bilateral trade reached 26.4 million US dollars, including 4.2 million in export and 22.1 million in import.

With the assistance of the Embassy of Kazakhstan to the Federative Republic of Brazil, the first ever Kazakh Cultural Centre and the only one in South America was opened in Rosario, Santa Fe Province, Argentina in November 2014.

Created at : 9.04.2015, 11:59, Updated at : 25.07.2019, 16:20