AmCham News

The teams of AmCham and the Business Environment Improvement Program in Central Asian countries (IBECA) held a meeting

The teams from AmCham and the Business Environment Improvement Programs in Central Asian countries (IBECA) held a meeting with the participation of business associations. During the meeting, Muktar Jumaliev, the IBECA National Consultant, presented information on the current status of developing the National Business Agenda for promoting regional cooperation in the V5+1 format. Participants discussed prospects for further collaboration and identified priority sectors for forming working groups.

AmCham expressed their readiness to actively participate in the work of three working groups focusing on the following topics:
• E-commerce,
• Fiscal policy,
• Transportation.

For reference: IBECA is a three-year program aimed at supporting private sector initiatives in advocating for business environment reforms, strengthening private sector capacity for accessing finance and investments, identifying opportunities for promoting U.S. investments in the private sector, supporting the establishment of regional expert and business networks, and facilitating international linkages to attract investments through regional diplomatic and business dialogues (C5+1 and B5+1) in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.

The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) is a non-profit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. CIPE’s mission is to strengthen democracy around the world through private enterprise and market-oriented reforms. Over the past four decades, CIPE has implemented more than 2,800 programs in 138 countries worldwide.