Cooperation between the Republic of Kazakhstan and New Zealand

Diplomatic relations were established on May 12, 1992.

E.Baudarbek Kozhatayev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Singapore, was concurrently appointed as Ambassador to New Zealand on June 20, 2008.

Hamish Neville Francis Cooper, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of New Zealand to the Russian Federation, concurrently accredited to Kazakhstan on March 28, 2013.

Political cooperation

Hugh Templeton, Special Envoy of the Prime Minister of New Zealand, visited Almaty in May 1994.

Delegation led by Z.Turisbekov, Chairman of the Agency for Civil Service Affairs of Kazakhstan, visited New Zealand to study the experience of development of public service and to combat corruption in 2006.

Trade and economic cooperation

According to statistics of Kazakhstan trade turnover between Kazakhstan and New Zealand in 2013 amounted to 6.5 million U.S. dollars (exports - 0.3 million and imports - 6.2 million).

Kazakhstan's exports are food products, rubber products, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, electrical and mechanical equipment. From New Zealand to Kazakhstan imported meat, dairy and marine products, chemical products, machinery and equipment.

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