Kazakhstan wants to complete negotiations on its WTO accession this spring

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The negotiation process on Kazakhstan's entry into the World Trade Organization (WTO) is in the final stage, Minister of National Economy Yerbolat Dossayev said Thursday.

"We've already completed the bilateral talks on Kazakhstan's access to the WTO and signed the agreement with one of the key negotiators - the European Union (EU) in late 2014," Minister Dossayev confirmed at the press conference at the Central Communications Service. In his words, Kazakhstan has reached agreements on key issues of the negotiation process with the United States as well. "We are planning to wrap up the negotiation process in April-May 2015. Kazakhstan's Minister for Economic Integration Ms Aitzhanova is currently negotiating the remaining issues with the EU in Almaty," he added.

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