Kazakhstan - Liechtenstein

Overview

January 31st 2007 - establishment of diplomatic relations.

The interests of Liechtenstein in Kazakhstan are represented by the Swiss Embassy.

Since 2017 Zhanar Aitzhanova is Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Liechtenstein.

Political relations

Bilateral relations between Kazakhstan and Liechtenstein are developing in a constructive way.

December 1-2, 2010 - the Liechtenstein delegation headed by the Prime Minister K.Cucheron took part in the OSCE Summit in Astana.

April 25-26, 2013- in the United States in the margins of the conference of the NPT Minister E.Idrisov met with the Head of the office of the Ministry of foreign Affairs M.Frick.

December 3-4,2015- in Belgrade in the framework of the 22nd meeting of the OSCE Ministerial Council Minister E.Idrissov met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Education and Culture A. Frick.

January 30, 2015- in Vaduz Deputy Chairman of the Majilis – special Representative for the promotion of Kazakhstan's candidacy for the UN Security Council Nazarbayeva held talks with the Prince of Liechtenstein Hans-Adam II and Chairman ofthe Liechtenstein Landtag (Parliament) Albert Frick (28 June 2016 voted in favor of Kazakhstan's candidacy for non-permanent membership of the UN Security Council for 2017-2018).

Trade and economic relations

AccordingtotheCommitteeonStatisticsofthe Ministry ofNational EconomyofKazakhstan, tradeturnoverbetween Kazakhstan and Liechtenstein in 2014 amounted to 519,6 thousand dollars. (export – 18,1 ths. dollars, import – 501,4 ths. dollars.) in 2015, 370 million (exports – 16,5 ths. dollars, import – 350,3 ths. dollars).

For the first ten months of 2016, the turnover amounted to 475,5 ths.dollars (export – 0, import – 475,5 ths. dollars).

The main articles of Kazakhstan export are mineral products, precious stones and metals. Imports from Liechtenstein are drilling and mounting equipment, dental equipment, precise instruments and optics.

According to the National Bank of Kazakhstan, from 2005 to the 3rd quarter of 2015, gross inflow of direct investments from Liechtenstein to Kazakhstan's economy amounted to 211,3 mln.dollars.

Created at : 17.10.2014, 20:05, Updated at : 26.01.2017, 18:16