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1 «ATAMEKEN»UNION » National Economic Chamber of Kazakhstan
2 «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN «Аtameken» Union» National Economic Chamber of Kazakhstan is a leading union of Kazakhstan business community in the form of non-commercial organization.National union of Entrepreneurs and employers of Kazakhstan “Atameken” is founded on the Congress of entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan at the initiative of N.A. Nazarbayev, the President of the Republic of KazakhstanMarch 24, 2005Delegates of National union of Entrepreneurs and employers of Kazakhstan “Atameken” made a decision of transformation of the Union into National Economic Chamber of Kazakhstan preserving the name “Atameken” Union”.June 5, 2007
3 OF THE «ATAMEKEN» UNION” NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN AREA OF INTERESTSOF THE «ATAMEKEN» UNION” NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTANRealize the consolidated interestsof business-communityProtecting the business from risksConsolidation of efforts of business forthe development and modernization ofnational economy; discovering and usingthe opportunities of qualitative developmentof home business-structuresProtection of rights and interests ofentrepreneurs in relations with otheragencies (including legal examinations);counteraction to raidering, shadoweconomy and corruptionInternational cooperation activityInteraction with the governmentand societyAssistance to successful contacts andmutually beneficial cooperation withforeign partners; organizing andholding international business-forums,representation of Kazakhstan businessin bilateral business councilsParticipation in forming and realizationof effective national economic policy,development of public-private partnership,formation of traditions of businesscivil and social responsibility
4 OF THE “ATAMEKEN” UNION” NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER FORMS OF ACTIVITYOF THE “ATAMEKEN” UNION” NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBERexpertise of projects of normative-legal acts;rendering information-analytic maintenance of activity of the Chamber and its representatives in executive and legislative authorities;detection, forming and expression of consolidated position of business-community;nomination of business representatives as candidates of Mazhilis of Parliament of the RK and local maslikhats on the party lists of “Nur Otan” NDP;attraction of entrepreneurs to realization of projects within public-private partnership;participation in development institutes’ activity, including governing bodies and their formation;organization of public hearings, conferences, round tables;holding of business-forums with foreign partners and international organizations;cooperation with mass media and NGO;assistance and legal help, apply to governmental organizations, courts and prosecutor office authorities on behalf of members of HGO;Identification of goodwill of business-structures;holding of events in the format of business social responsibility (КSО), including charity, etc.
5 «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN From the President N. Nazarbayev’s annual message to people of Kazakhstan “New Kazakhstan in new world”:… I entrust the Government and state holdings to form requirements andrecommendations for big companies on forming their strategies of industrialDiversifications in the dialogue between “Atameken” Union of entrepreneurs.I entrust the Government to develop and realize integral strategy of achievement onqualitatively new level of competitiveness and export abilities of economics… It shouldconsist recommendations for big, medium and small business, information of necessarychanges in legislation and real measures of state assistance in certain sectors, preparedtogether with the National union of entrepreneurs “Atameken”.Entrance into WTO on conditions beneficial for Kazakhstan … Government togetherwith “Atameken” Union should prepare appropriate recommendations for ourindustrialists and entrepreneurs from all sectors of economics.
6 SECTORAL ASSOCIATION – MEMBERS OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN Kazakhstan association of organizations of oil and gas and energy complex «KazЕnergy»Republican association of mining and metallurgy enterprises of KazakhstanAssociation of the enterprises of the light industry of the Republic of KazakhstanAssociation of the enterprises of furniture and woodworking industry of the Republic of KazakhstanThe union of the Machinists of KazakhstanChamber of the Auditors of the Republic of KazakhstanChamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of KazakhstanThe Union of the producers of food and processing industry of Kazakhstan
7 SECTORAL ASSOCIATION – MEMBERS OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN - Association of the Financiers of Kazakhstan- The Corn Union of KazakhstanThe Union of the international motor ferrymen of Kazakhstan “KazATO”The National association of TV and Radio-broadcasting systems of KazakhstanKazakhstan association of the trade companies and commodity producers of electrical, computer techniques and complex engineering systemsAssociation of the Republican Union of industrialists of the secondary metallurgyThe Uni on of wine-makers of KazakhstanThe union of women-entrepreneurs of KazakhstanThe Union of the corn producers and bakers of KazakhstanThe Union of brewers of KazakhstanThe Union of the consumer cooperation of Kazakhstan
8 SECTORAL ASSOCIATION – MEMBERS OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN The Union of Poultry farmers of KazakhstanThe Union of Farmers of KazakhstanAssociation of the producers and consumers of alluminium structural stocks of Kazakhstan “Alprof”Association of the institutes of higher education of the Republic of KazakhstanAssociation of producers of medical products “Medfarm Kazakhstan”Association of markest and enterprises of commerce and service of KazakhstanAssociation of tobacco-growers of KazakhstanKazakh association of customhouse brokers of the RKAssociation of national forwarding agents of the RK
9 SECTORAL ASSOCIATION – MEMBERS OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN Engineering companies Union of the Republic of KazakhstanFranchising Association of KazakhstanMotor transport and highway complex Association of KazakhstanBuilders Association of KazakhstanTourist Association of Kazakhstan- Electric-power Association of Kazakhstan- Kazakh cotton AssociationKazakh association of IT-companiesIntercity passenger bus carriers and bus stations Association of the RKDairy Union of Kazakhstan
10 SECTORAL ASSOCIATION – MEMEBERS OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN Micro financial organizations Association of KazakhstanProfessional education organizations Association of the Republic of KazakhstanPrinting workers Association of KazakhstanEnterprises and organizations Association engaged in civil and official weapon turnover in the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan (“Koramsak”)Soft drinks and juices producers Association of the Republic of Kazakhstan*Besides sectoral associations, 34 regional and target associations ofentrepreneurs of all regions and cities of the country also enter the NCC“Union “Atameken”.
11 «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN TODAY: 16 regional and Astana and Almaty cities branches, making their activity in all regions of the country; 52 representatives in regions and cities of regional submission.Representation on issues of enterprise development under party fraction of “Nur-Otan” National-democratic party in Mazhilis of the Parliament of the Republic of KazakhstanRepresentation on issues of enterprise development under the Government of the Republic of KazakhstanOut-of-staff advisors on issues of enterprise development at:- Prime-Minister of the RK- Ministry of industry and trade of the RK- Ministry of transport and communication of the RKMinistry of finance of the RKMinistry of culture and information of the RK- Chairman of the board of State holding “Samruk”- Chairman of the board of Development fund “Kazyna”, etc.Members of the Board of Directors of all development institutes, entering FSD “Kazyna” (SEDF, DBK, NIF, IFK, etc,) and also all Social-entrepreneurial corporation (SEC).
12 «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN TODAY: Accredited as a representative of business-associations in councils of experts under:Natural monopoly control Agency of the RK- Prosecutor General's Office of the RK- Land resources management Agency of the RK- Ministry of Internal Affairs of the RK- Ministry of Public Health of the RK- Ministry of agriculture of the RK- Ministry of labour and social protection of the RK- Ministry of Justice of the RKMinistry of culture and information of the RKMinistry of education and science of the RK- Ministry of environment protection of the RK- Ministry of transport and communication of the RK- Ministry of emergencies of the RK- Ministry of economy and budget planning of the RK- Ministry of energy and mineral resources of the RK- Agency of Statistics of the RK- Agency of Informatization and communication of the RK- Ministry of finance of the RKMinistry of industry and trade of the RKCommittee of national security of the RK
13 «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN TODAY: The process on establishing the single registry of private business enterprises is ongoing. The systematization of non-confidential information on directions and scopes, sectoral specialization of the business must play an important role in promoting them. As per the agreement with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the given job has the necessary support of registering bodies.The Board of the Chamber jointly with the Centre for engineering and technology transfer have established a Technical Council to assist in selection and promoting business projects with the innovational content. As per the agreement with the Engineering Academy of the Republic of Kazakhstan there is ongoing an operation on forming data base of technical experts which can analyze the projects on the level of their importance under market economy conditions. Technical Council, particularly, has been involved by the Chamber while selecting the projects within the frames of the “30 corporative leaders” programme.By the Expert’s Department on the basis of acting economists, auditors, financiers and accountants of the private enterprises and also sectoral associations has been formed a group on analytical support of the financial-economical expertise of the normative-legislative act's projects and other documents; there has been developed and introduced suggestions on reforming tax, customs, antimonopoly legislature; development of capital market and etc.
14 «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN TODAY: The Judicial service of the Chamber is conducting a big job on legal support and protection of legal rights and interests of entrepreneurs in expertise activities and social initiatives; and also in specific cases including court hearings. The Lawyers of the Chamber assist entrepreneurs in their disputes with the state (customs, tax) bodies.The essential limitation in the given activity is the principle not to interfere business disputes between private business entrepreneurs.At the same time we keep on receiving propositions from relative international organizations on assisting them establish the system of economic arbitration on the basis of the Chamber with attracting leading foreign specialists on economic disputes.Since June, 2007 “Atameken” is a member of World Chamber’s Federation (commerce, industrial, economic, marine, exchange, land, customs etc.), and also International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).
15 GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN To create favorable conditions for initiative business development; to form and use new capabilities for private enterprise development.The main goal of the National chamber of economy “Atameken” is forming of optimal conditions for successful development of private business in Kazakhstan, obtainable through consolidation of entrepreneurs and their cooperation with the state and society.To ensure protection of legal interests of entrepreneurs from any threats of illegal and non-market order along with forming traditions of business social responsibility.To stimulate growth of competitiveness of Kazakhstan business, first of all with respect to outside manufacturers of me-too products and services; at the same time to obtain measures of state protectionism both in home and foreign market.To provide multilateral diversification of business, appearance of new technologies of sectors and productions with high added value cost, increase of Kazakhstani share in the activity of foreign companies.To bring out business and goods of Kazakhstan to foreign market, to assist to successful entering WTO.
16 STRUCTURE OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN Superior bodyRepresentation of NCC under the fraction of NDP “Nur-Otan” in the Mazhilis of the ParliamentCONGRESS OF NCC «АTAMEKEN»Body controlling between congressesRepresentation of NCC in the GovernmentBOARD OF THE CHAMBERExecutive bodyExpert DepartmentCHAIMAN OF THE CHAMBERJudiciary DepartmentEXECUTIVE DIRECTIONAdvisory bodyAdministrative department (including organizational division and enterprise register service)BOARD OF DIRECTORSSupervisory bodyDepartment of overseas communicationPRESIDIUM OF THE CHAMBERControl bodyPress serviceCONTROL-AUDIT COMMISSIONRegional Department
17 REPRESENTATION OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN UNDER THE FRACTION NDP “NUR-OTAN” IN MAZHILIS OF THE PARLIAMENT OF THE RKIn compliance with Memorandum of cooperation with National-Democratic party “Nur-Otan”, union “Atameken” established the representative under the fraction NDP “Nur Otan” in Mazhilis of the Parliament of the RK for the purpose of information-analytic support of deputies and fraction machinery on enterprise development issues.Organization of interaction between business-community and fractionand Committees of Mazhilis of the ParliamentInformation support of entrepreneurs on issues of lawmaking activity of the ParliamentEconomic examination of NDP forthe deputies of Mazhilis of the Parliament – members of parliament fraction NDP “Nur-Otan”Development of certain offers on bills being considered in the Parliamentand their submission to deputiesRendering information-analytic maintenance of activity of Parliament fractionNDP “Nur Otan” on enterprise support and development issues
18 concerning interests of business-community REPRESENTATION OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN IN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTANOrganization of interaction between business-community and the Governmentof the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ministries and agencies in its structureRepresentation of official position of the National Chamber of Commerce “Union Atameken”in the Government of the RK on urgent issues of interaction between countries andbusiness-communities, putting in appropriate applications and addressesInformation support of “Atameken” union and interested members of the union oftendencies and vectors of Government’s policy in the sphere of enterpriseDevelopment of concrete proposals on issues in the sphere of enterpriseconsidered in the Government and their submission to interested structuresParticipation in session works of the Parliament on discussion of problems,concerning interests of business-community
19 EXPERT ACTIVITY OF THE CENTRAL EXECUTIVE BOARD OF “ATAMEKEN” UNION” ON DRAFTS OF NORMATIVE-LEGAL ACTS (in 2007)DESIGNERof the normative-legal actsTOTAL NUMBER OF PROJECTS RECEIVEDNUMBER OF RESOLUTIONS, SENT WITH CONCRETE SUGGESTIONSRESOLUTIONS SENT WITHOUT COMMENTSMinistry of Finance of the RoK144118(82%)26Ministry of industry and Trade of the RoK13079(61%)51Ministry of Healthcare of the RoK5328(53%)25Ministry of Environment of the RoK3719(51%)18Ministry of Justice of the RoK3211(34%)21Ministry of transportation and communication of the RoK6127(44%)34Ministry of Labor and social protection of the RoK4320(46%)23
20 EXPERT ACTIVITY OF THE CENTRAL EXECUTIVE BOARD OF “ATAMEKEN” UNION” ON DRAFTS OF NORMATIVE-LEGAL ACTS ( )DESIGNERof the normative-legislative actTOTAL NUMBER OF PROJECTS RECEIVEDNUMBER OF RESOLUTIONS, SENT WITH CONCRETE SUGGESTIONSRESOLUTIONS SENT WITHOUT COMMENTSMinistry of Economy and budget planning of the RoK2517(68%)8Ministry of Internal Affairs of the RoK19(76%)6Ministry of Culture and Information of the RoK134(31%)9Ministry of education and science of the RoK7455(74%)General prosecutor’s officeof the RoK3(75%)1Agency for regulation of natural monopoly of the RoK4428(64%)16
21 EXPERT ACTIVITY OF THE CENTRAL EXECUTIVE BOARD OF “ATAMEKEN” UNION” ON DRAFTS OF NORMATIVE-LEGAL ACTS ( in 2007)DESIGNERof the normative-legislative actTOTAL NUMBER OF PROJECTS RECEIVEDNUMBER OF RESOLUTIONS, SENT WITH CONCRETE SUGGESTIONSRESOLUTIONS SENT WITHOUT COMMENTSAgency for information and communication of the RoK1312(92%)1Agency of the RoKfor land resources management54(50%)Ministry of Emergency of the RK8(62%)3Total:710446 (63%)264The number of concrete suggestions and comments developed by the experts of the Union and sent to state bodies is in average on each project of the normative-legislative act including projects of the law. The total number of suggestions made in 2007 is more than 4,5 thousand.
22 AT THE HEIGHT OF ENTREPRENEUR’S INTERESTS «ATAMEKEN» CHAMBER:AT THE HEIGHT OF ENTREPRENEUR’S INTERESTSIn February 21, 2007 as per numerous requests from the regions, by “Atameken” Chamber has been initiated a message to the government of the state on prolonging the duration of the property legalization. As a result of the support and practical actions of the Parliament and Government, thousands of entrepreneurs were able to realize their right to legalize their property. It’s results exceeded the previous legalization of the capital significantly.In February 2007 Union applied to the Government and Security Council of the RoK with a suggestion to establish an interagency group and develop normative-legislative act on protection of property rights and corporate raid counteraction issues.In April 2007 our Chamber has developed and introduced a program on improving the investment knowledge of the population by popularizing the institutions and instruments of the capital market by means of Mass Media.In April-September 2007 in the course of discussion on reforming tax legislature of the RoK concerned with the cancellation of privileges of some high priority sectors of the economy, the “Atameken” Union” National Economic Chamber of Kazakhstan insists on synchronization of this process by contemporary introduction of compensational mechanisms (decreasing the rates, introducing the subsidies etc). As a result the introduction of amendments that brings to increase of taxes has been cancelled.
23 AT THE HEIGHT OF ENTREPRENEUR’S INTERESTS «ATAMEKEN» CHAMBER:AT THE HEIGHT OF ENTREPRENEUR’S INTERESTSIn April-July 2007 “Atameken” Union” National Economic Chamber of Kazakhstan has initiated the consideration in Ministry of transportation and communication and “Samruk” Holding the issues of demonopolizing the activities of Kazakhstan Rail Ways and justifiability of the rates’ increase for the railway freight-transportation. As a result of the discussion Kazakhstan Railways company were refused to increase the rates.In May 2007 the “Atameken” Union” insisted on attracting the business community in the person of sectoral Union of Machinery of the Kazakhstan to the development of state program “On technological development of the Machinery sector till 2015”.The “Atameken” Union” Chamber is acting as a partner of the Government in realization of the “30 corporative leader” program. Within the frames of partnership with the “Kazyna” Sustainable Development Fund the “Atameken” Union” National Economic Chamber of Kazakhstan is acting as the coordinator of the regional projects that pretend to outburst meaning. At the first stage of the selection 122 business-projects were received by our Chamber.In August 2007 to solve the legal collision which occurred due to introduction of grain export licensing as a result of which there has been blocked the activity of grain companies. “Atameken” applied to Prime-Minister and General Prosecutor’s Office. As a result of measures taken and two weeks of hard discussions the legal rights of the entrepreneurs were protected.
24 AT THE HEIGHT OF ENTREPRENEUR’S INTERESTS «ATAMEKEN» CHAMBER:AT THE HEIGHT OF ENTREPRENEUR’S INTERESTSIn September 2007 our Chamber applied to Supreme Court of the Republic of Kazakhstan and General Prosecutor’s office due to several violations of the rights of the participants of foreign economic activities which occurred as a result of accepting amendments to the Tax Code. More than 40 thousand entrepreneurs could be brought to responsibility for the violations in which they were not guilty. “Atameken” Union” is keeping on the activities on supporting the entrepreneurs.In October 2007 “Atameken” Union” National Economic Chamber of Kazakhstan organized a discussion of the situation with the price fluctuation in food market with the participation of Grain Union of the RoK, Union of grain processors and flour millers, Union of Milk producers, Association of markets and trade enterprises, Association of enterprises of processing and food industry. As a result of the discussions there were memorandums concluded on counteraction to speculative tendencies, there were suggested measures on systematic provision of the stability of the prices for main food products.In November 2007 “Atameken” Union” National Economic Chamber of Kazakhstan together with the management of Customs Committee of the RoK, Association of customs brokers, Association of customs applicants and Association of markets initiated visiting raids to customs posts Khorgos and Kolzhat on unjustified arrest of 400 trucks with the goods that didn’t undergo customs clearance. As a result of the raid there was conducted a wide meeting with the participation of customs bodies and entrepreneurs-participants of the foreign-economy activities, on correction of the situation.
25 AT THE HEIGHT OF ENTREPRENEUR’S INTERESTS «ATAMEKEN» CHAMBER:AT THE HEIGHT OF ENTREPRENEUR’S INTERESTSIn December 2007 “Atameken” Union” National Economic Chamber of Kazakhstan has arranged a meeting of the entrepreneurs with the Karim Massimov, Prime-Minister of the RoK where there were highlighted the problems that worrying small and medium business. After conducting 32 meetings of working groups in all regions, as a result of discussions “Atameken” in January 15, 2008 introduced three blocks of suggestions that deals with the exact scope and mechanisms of direct and sideway financial support of small and medium business and elimination of administrative obstacles in its activity.In November-December 2007 “Atameken” Union” has participated in the work of the Council for diversification of the economy, Council for social development and Council for working with local maslikhats which were established in Mazhilis of the Parliament of the RoK where there were introduced suggestions on tax stimulation of the production sector and social responsibility of the business.In December 2007 “Atameken” Union” introduced 100 suggestions on the project of amendments into Tax Code of the RoK with the aim of stimulating the real sector of the economy in the spheres of food, processing industry and agriculture.In December 2007 “Atameken” Union” made a presentation of the project for the Government of the RoK on stimulation of the Stock Exchange for the interest of the Small and Medium Business to widen the possibilities of refinancing of the business under conditions of non availability of bank resources, by means of diversification of capital market instruments and liberalization of the prices of the securities market.
26 INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITY OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN January 10, 2007Participation in Kazakh-Finnish business-forumJanuary 30, 2007Participation in Kazakh-German business-forum (Berlin)February 23, 2007Meeting with administration of Korean association of industrial technologies KOITA (Seoul)February 26, 2007Signing of the Memorandum of cooperation with International contractual Association Koren (Seoul)Meeting with Korean Building Companies Association (Seoul)March 10, 2007Meeting with the administration of Turkish confederation of industrialists and entrepreneurs Tuskon (Istanbul)March 12, 2007Participation in Kazakh-Egyptian business-forumMarch 12, 2007Meeting with entrepreneurs of LebanonMarch 16, 2007Signing of the Memorandum of cooperation with the External communication Committee of Turkey DEIKMarch 20, 2007Reception of delegations of World Food Program and children fund of UNOMarch, 2007Visit of delegation of the Chamber of Commerce of Czech Republic to West Kazakhstan region
27 INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITY OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN April, 2007Participation in international exhibition “Food market ”, «Sweets », «Sharap (Spirits) », «Equipment. Таre. Packing »April 16, 2007Arrangement of Kazakhstan-Lithuania business-forumApril 18, 2007Reception of delegation of Italian businessmen led by vise-chairman of the committee for international trade of European Parliament, Mrs. K. MuskardiniApril 22, 2007Reception of the Council of Commerce Chamber of Saudi ArabiaApril 23, 2007Arrangement of Kazakh-Saudian business-forum with entrepreneurs of Saudi ArabiaApril 26, 2007Reception of delegation of the State Department of USA at the head of the Special representative of State Department of USA on trading and business affairsMay 4-8, 2007Meeting with Chinese businessmen in Beijing, Guangzhou, Urumqi. Meetings with the Minister, managing International department of CC CPK Van Tzyajui, with Association of industrialists and traders of China, with the Council of foreign commerce of China
28 INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITY OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN May 15-24, 2007Co-organization of measures within the 63rd session of ESKATO, Asia-Pacific business-forum, competition-exhibition “Kazakhstan mark 2007”June 8, 2007Arrangement of Kazakh-European business-forum in Almaty cityJune, 2007Business call of Union “Atameken” took place in China on All-China entrepreneurs Association’s invitationJuly 2, 2007Reception of Georgian delegation led by the Chairman of VMS Company Board Ketevana GalavadzeJuly 3 – 6, 2007Participation in 5 World Congress of Chambers (Istanbul)June 13, 2007Reception of Thailand Minister of Commerce, Mr. Krirkkrai JiranatJuly 19, 2007Reception of representatives of Amerikan campaign Central Asia BusinessJune 21, 2007Reception of delegation of Bavarian Land Bank led by vise-chairman Wolker KuntiJuly 24, 2007Reception of delegation of Italian businessmen
29 INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITY OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN July 25, 2007Reception of representatives of Islamic Development BankJuly 27, 2007Reception of representative of Jordanian Investment Council Isa KamuhAugust 7, 2007Arrangement of Kazakhstan-Jordan business-forumAugust 8, 2007Signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation with Jordanian investment CouncilReception of group of Georgian companies’ representativesAugust 15, 2007Reception of Japanese businessmen delegationReception of Turkish businessmen delegationAugust 16, 2007Reception of Belarus businessmen delegationAugust 29, 2007Reception of South Korean businessmen delegationSeptember 3, 2007Reception of participants of USAID project “Improvement of business area”
30 INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITY OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN September 5, 2007Reception of Special deputy of State Department of USA, Mr. MermoudSeptember 6, 2007Arrangement of Kazakh-Turkish business-forumSeptember 12, 2007Arrangement of Kazakh-Belarus business-forumSeptember 20, 2007Meeting with the President of the American Chamber of commerce in Kazakhstan, Mr. K. MackSeptember 27, 2007Reception of Italian businessmen delegationSeptember 27, 2007Reception of International commerce Office delegation of the Government of USAOctober 8, 2007Participation and arrangement of Kazakh-Italian business-forum, signing of the Memorandum of cooperation with Italian Confederation of industrialists (CONFINDUSTRIA)October 2007Participation in official visit of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and arrangement of business-forums in Slovakia, Romania, HungaryParticipation in official visit of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan and business-forum in Dushanbe (Tajikistan)
31 МЕЖДУНАРОДНАЯ ДЕЯТЕЛЬНОСТЬ ПАЛАТЫ «АТАМЕКЕН»October 2007Visit to USA and meetings with the management of some leading financial organization in New York, Washington and Chicago: Bank of America, AMEX, NASDAQ, Chicago Board of Trade, Federal Commission for Securities etc.Participation in the work of the Council for entrepreneurship and business connections support in CIS under Russian Federation GosdumaNovember 2007Visit to Moscow and meeting with the management of the Russian Union of Industrialists and EntrepreneursMeeting with the representatives of American companies working in Kazakhstan and acting as the member of American Chamber of Commerce in Kazakhstan, on the issues of promoting joint projects.December 2007Arrangement of Kazakhstan-Turkey business-forum within the frames of official visit of the Abdullah Gul, President of the Republic of Turkey to Kazakhstan, Astana.Participation in the business forums and sittings of the business council in Istnabul and Ankara. Visits to Industrial zones and Kazakhstan industrial companies located in Turkey.Arrangement of Visit and business forums in Tokyo, Yokohama and Osaka (Japan).
32 PARTICIPATION OF «АTAMEKEN» UNION» IN ACTIONS, ARRANGED BY MEMBER ASSOCIATIONSApril 27, г.Statement at hearings in Senate of the Parliament of the RK “Strategy of stable growth of competitiveness of Kazakhstan” with the report about improvement of enterpriselegislationApril 23, г.Participation in conference on anticorruption measuresin Academy of Public Administration under the President of the RKFebruary 28, г.Arrangement of round table on international motor transportation issues (together with MTC of the RK)March 29, г.Signing of the Memorandum of cooperation with the Committee of transport control of MTC of the RKApril г.Participation in a conference of Dairy Union of KazakhstanMarch-September, 2007Participation in the activity of working group on development ofICFC «HORGOS»May 4, 2007Participation in a congress of Motor transportation Association KazATOMay 19, 2007Arrangement and awarding of winners of exhibition “Kazakhstan mark – 2007”
33 PARTICIPATION OF «АТАMEKEN» UNION IN ACTIONS, ARRANGED BY MEMBER ASSOCIATIONSMay 31, 2007The Memorandum of cooperation between the Government of the RK and Entrepreneurs and leading business-structures Association of the RK is signedJune 21, 2007Reception of Bavarian Land Bank’s delegation led by Vise-President Wolker KuntzReception of the administration of “New Technologies” ConcernAugust 16, 2007Participation in meeting on issues of protection of “Made in Kazakhstan” Consortium's entrepreneurs with Light industry Association in Ministry of finance of the RKSeptember 28, 2007Participation in International Conference of National Expeditors AssociationSeptember 2007Meeting with the management of the International confederation of entrepreneurs and employersSeptember- October 2007Participation in measures of Grain Union of RoK, Union of grain processors and bakers of RoK, Association of markets and enterprises of trade, Union of Customs Brokers
34 ACTIVITIES OF THE CHAMBER IN PROMOTING THE SOLIDARY INTERESTS OF BUSINESS COMMUNITY At a time “Atameken” Union” is initiating some amendments to the legislature on introducing in Republic of Kazakhstan the European Model of organizing business-community through realization of mandatory membership of enterprises in sectoral and regional associations and mandatory membership fees.AT A TIMEThe work on the project of widening the possibilities of refinancing of the business under conditions of limited bank resources, by means of diversification and liberalization of the capital market is ongoing.The suggestions on measures of support of the private sector by the State with a view to modify and diversify the economy, enrichment of the internal market and counteraction to the inflation are being consideredThere is a report to the Government and Parliament of the RoK on the issues of protecting the entrepreneurs rights and exact facts of violations committed by the public authorities are being prepared.There is ongoing development of Kazakhstan standards and adapted form of reporting on realization of practices of corporative social responsibility of the business .
35 CHARITY OF “ATAMEKEN” UNION” NATIONAL ECONOMIC CHAMBER OF KAZAKHSTAN In 2007 sponsoring aid was rendered to:- Eye microsurgery clinic in Almaty;International youth film festival “Stars of Shaken”;Civil Alliance of Kazakhstan;10 sets of obstetric equipment for maternity hospital in rural area (Almaty region, Pavlodar region, Aktubinsk region, Kyzylorda region) have been purchased and distributed;Drugs for Almaty region Oncologic dispensary are purchased and transferred;Equipment for complicated oral surgery is purchased and transferred;The financial aid has been made for the construction of Orphans House for disabled children in Pervomaiskoe village in Akmola oblast.Expensive operations for children, including operations abroad are paid regularly.