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star this property date less than 2019-10-24more like thismore than 2019-10-24
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Department for International Trade more like this
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star this property answering dept short name International Trade more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Trade more like this
star this property hansard heading Overseas Trade: Kazakhstan remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the outcomes of the UK–Kazakhstan Inter-Governmental Commission meeting, held in London on 24 October. more like this
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Viscount Waverley more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-11-04more like thismore than 2019-11-04
star this property answer text <p>My Rt Hon Friend, the Minister of State for International Trade, attended the UK-Kazakhstan Inter-Governmental Commission (IGC). The Kazakh delegation was led by the Deputy Foreign Minister for Europe, Mr Roman Vassilenko.</p><p>The IGC promoted opportunities for British companies and business collaboration in the following sectors: technical and vocational education and training, healthcare, mining, oil and gas, and financial and professional services.</p><p>TheCityUK used the IGC to take forward a British government-funded project to help develop the Astana International Financial Centre’s corporate governance code.</p><p>UK Export Finance (UKEF) and the Kazakh authorities signed a Memorandum of Understanding, affirming UKEF appetite to support projects in Kazakhstan, with a view to increasing procurement from the UK.</p><p>This was a successful event with a key strategic partner in Central Asia, which supported British exporters’ efforts in the Kazakh market, which was worth £2.3 billion to UK firms in 2018-19.</p>
star this property answering member printed The Earl of Courtown more like this
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less than 2019-11-04T17:26:33.647Zmore like thismore than 2019-11-04T17:26:33.647Z
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star this property label Biography information for The Earl of Courtown more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Viscount Waverley more like this