Sustainability Development Cooperation Framework with French Companies

Sustainability Development Cooperation Framework with French Companies

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15 October 2021

Samruk-Kazyna Management discussed prospects for cooperation with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Kazakhstan Didier Canesse.

Samruk-Kazyna CEO Almassadam Satkaliyev noted the new trend of cooperation between Kazakh and French companies to achieve sustainable development goals.

KEGOC is exploring a significant innovation project of Total Energies Kazakhstan on hybrid RES, testing services for innovative battery and energy storage systems.

Opportunities for cooperation with EDF are being explored for the design, construction, and operation of small and medium-sized reactors in carbon-free power plants in the field of alternative energy. The meeting noted interest in joint work on transport and hydrogen.

KazMunayGas and Air Liquide are considering extending cooperation and involving LLC «Air Liquid Munay Tech Gaz» in the hydrogen mobility project for low-carbon development.

Kazakhstan Temir Zholy and Alstom review a project to introduce digital solutions for locomotives.

According to the interviews, the parties expressed the wish to work together to ensure better cooperation in all sectors.

France is traditionally one of the leaders' trade and investment partners/ Kazakhstan is the leading economic French partner in Central Asia with a trade turnover of $2.6 billion.