Seminar “Kazahstan – business environment and development tendencies. Legal and business aspects of Latvian – Kazahstan collaboration.”

Cleantech Latvia in cooperation with Kazahstan Embassy is organizing a discussion seminar on business opportunities in Kazahstan.

Seminar-discussion “Kazahstan – business environment and development tendencies. Legal and business aspects of Latvian – Kazahstan collaboration.” took part on October 26, 2012 at art gallery “Arte” in Berga Bazars, Riga.

Seminar was kicked-off by advisor for Kazahstan and Lithuanian embassies in Latvia Mrs. Zazia Mirzakasminova. Followed by Mr.Juris Vanags, Cleantech Latvia Head of Board, who said:”Good Market is key component in development of any company but new market always comes with new game rules, business culture and success factors. For companies that represent water purification sector or any other Cleantech sector, CIS countries represent some of most promising and markets since water management and purification systems are yet to be developed. Our entrepreneurs have 20 years of experience in the region to be aware of benefits, risks and opportunities.”

Aktau is one of fastest growing port cities in Kazahstan. Such rapid growth and development comes with environmental issues, need for wastewater treatment which is a field of experise for Latvian Cleantech companies.

Speakers

Arman Berdalin – Partner in Kazahstan’s leading law office „Sayat Zholshy & Partners” and „International Bar Association”. Mr. Berdalin has wide range of experience regarding business management, mergers & acquisitions in Kazahstan. His presentation covers practicals aspects of law related issues when starting business in Kazahstan,

Andrejs Pumpurs – Entrepeneur and Consultant who spent last 8 years working in Central Asia. Mr. Pumpurs’ presentation covers his experience with business environment, export and logistics and future development of Central Asian markets as well as development tendecies of Kazahstan and historical, political and economical aspects of collaboration between Latvia and Kazahstan.