18 september 2019
Meeting with Edmund Marler – Director for Trade & Investment, British Embassy in Kazakhstan and our Chamber Atyrau members took place at the River Palace hotel in Atyrau on 16 September, 2019.
During the meeting Edmund gave a brief overview of the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) and his DIT Kazakhstan team’s structure in Atyrau and Nur-Sultan, and their sector priorities, services and performance targets.
He also shared with the members information about key DIT Kazakhstan activities in 2019/20 and joint activities with British Chamber Members, including a Mining delegation reception in Almaty the same week, and the UK-Kazakhstan Inter-Governmental Commission plenary meeting in London on 24 October. He answered members’ questions about signposting UK company enquiries to professional advisers, UK Export Finance, and other issues at the end of the meeting.