Cooperation between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Federative Republic of Brazil

Diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Brazil were established on September 22, 1993.

Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Brazil is Kairat Sarzhanov (since 2016).

Chargé d'affaires a.i. of Brazil to Kazakhstan is Bruno Soares Leite.

Bilateral cooperation between the two countries includes contacts at the highest and high levels. President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev paid the first state visit to Brazil on September 27-29, 2007. President of the Federative Republic of Brazil Lula da Silva paid the first visit to Kazakhstan on June 17, 2009.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Erlan Idrissov paid an official visit to Brazil on October 2-3, 2013. Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil Aloysio Nunes made the first official visit to Kazakhstan on November 1, 2018.

Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and Brazil hold regular political consultations. The meetings within the framework of this mechanism took place in 2008, 2012 and 2017.

Kazakhstan and Brazil are developing inter-parliamentary relations. There are parliamentary cooperation groups in both chambers of Parliament of Kazakhstan and the National Congress of Brazil. Delegation from the Senate of Brazil led by Head of Parliamentary Group on Cooperation with Kazakhstan, Senator Francisco Rodrigues visited Kazakhstan during June 7-11, 2019.

The legal framework of bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and Brazil includes documents in the sphere of trade and economic cooperation, agriculture, sports, visa matters and other areas.

Brazil is the largest trade partner of Kazakhstan in Latin America. In 2018 bilateral trade reached 153.2 million US dollars, including 50.9 million in export and 102.3 million in import.

Created at : 23.04.2015, 12:05, Updated at : 25.07.2019, 16:20