Czech Republic–Kazakhstan relations

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Czech–Kazakh relations
Map indicating locations of Czech Republic and Kazakhstan

Czech Republic


Czech Republic–Kazakhstan relations are bilateral relations between the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan.


Following World War II, both countries were under Soviet rule with the Czech Republic part of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic as a satellite state and Kazakhstan as one of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union

Modern diplomatic relations between the Kazakhstan and the Czech Republic were established on January 1, 1993.[1] In 2012, Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev met Czech president Václav Klaus during an official visit to the Czech Republic and Austria, and discussed deepening of economic cooperation.[2] In 2014, Nazarbayev met president Miloš Zeman, discussing further economic cooperation of the countries and Czech assistance to diversifying of Kazakhstan's economy.[3]

Trade and economy[edit]

Economic cooperation between the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan is based on several bilateral agreements between the countries from 1996, 1998 and 2004.[4] The bilateral trade turnover has grown from $200 in 2009 to $1.2 billion in 2014. Due to negative outcomes of the global economic crisis and falling oil prices, it dropped to $666 million in 2015.[5] In 2015, most trade by Czech firms were in the fields of hi-tech engineering, instrumentation, agriculture and film industry.[6]

Diplomatic missions[edit]

Kazakh Embassy in Prague

See also[edit]


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  8. ^ "Czech embassy in Astana". 30 April 2010. Retrieved 14 April 2011.
  9. ^ "Kazakh embassy in Prague". Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 14 April 2011.