Cooperation between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Singapore

Diplomatic relations were established on March 30, 1993.

The Diplomatic Mission of Kazakhstan to Singapore was opened in November 2003, which was converted to Embassy on December 11, 2006.

E.Baudarbek Kozhatayev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Kazakhstan to Singapore, was appointed on January 25, 2008.

In November 2006 the Government of Singapore opened Honorary Consulate in Almaty. Since June 2006 Honorary Consul of Singapore in Kazakhstan is Grigory Marchenko.

Political cooperation

Lee Kuan Yew, Senior Minister of the Republic of Singapore, visited Almaty in September 1991.

N.Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, held two official visits to Singapore – on May 29-31, 1996 and on November 6-10, 2003.

K.Tokayev, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, held working visits to Singapore in 1994, 1996 and 2004.

George Yeo, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Singapore, held working visit to Kazakhstan in 2003 and 2006.

U.Mukhamedzhanov, Chairman of Majilis of the Republic of Kazakhstan, paid an official visit to Singapore from October 29 to November 1, 2006.

Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Singapore A.Tarmugi visited Kazakhstan on April 22-26, 2007.

Karim Massimov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, visited Singapore on October 12-14, 2010.

An official visit of E.Kazyhanov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Singapore, was held on April 16, 2012.

Minister in Prime Minister's Office, Second Minister for Foreign Affairs and Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Grace Fu made ​​an official visit to Kazakhstan on October 20-23, 2013.

Trade and economic cooperation

According to statistics of Kazakhstan trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Singapore in 2013 amounted to 349 million U.S. dollars (exports - 56 million, import - 239 million). Kazakhstan's exports are products oаferrous metals, plastics, rubber, leather, machinery, inorganic chemicals and metals. Singapore imported products of animal and vegetable origin, food, chemical industry, plastics, jewelry, wood products, electrical and mechanical equipment, vehicles, electronic and optical devices.

In Kazakhstan there are several major leading Singaporean companies ("Keppel Offshore and Marine", "Jurong Konsaltensi", etc.).

Cultural and humanitarian cooperation

Between Kazakh National School of Public Policy of the Academy of Public Administration under the President of Kazakhstan and "School of Public Policy of Lee Kuan Yew" acts the Agreement on Partnership in educational process according to which the Singaporean side provides the training program "Public Administration and Management" for top administrative management of civil servants of Kazakhstan.

Created at : 9.05.2014, 22:38, Updated at : 9.05.2014, 22:38