Kazakhstan – U.S. Cooperation

Enhanced Partnership for the 21st Century

Mutual Objectives:

to strengthen cooperation in trade, regional security and nuclear non-proliferation, regional economic integration, and development of civil society, rule of law and democracy.

$48 billion to date; $5.3 billion in 2018

Foreign direct investment into Kazakhstan from US sources in 2018 reached a record level of $5.3 billion, which demonstrates a confidence from US investors.

More than 700 legal entities

More than 700 US companies operate in Kazakhstan. Chevron is the first foreign company to enter Kazakhstan in 1990 and hundreds of American companies have followed across all priority sectors.

Presidents Tokayev & Trump affirmed the bilateral relationship September 25, 2019 on the sidelines of the 74th UNGA session. The presidents agreed to strengthen cooperation in political, trade, economic, humanitarian and security spheres.

Promoting Peace and Stability

Bilateral relations are built on the cornerstone of nuclear nonproliferation. Today, Kazakhstan and the U.S. continue to ensure peace and stability in Central Asia and Afghanistan through joint security exercises, development programs and humanitarian aid.

Kazakhstan and the United States elevated cooperation to the framework of an Enhanced Strategic Partnership Dialogue during First President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s visit to the White House in January 2018.