CENTRAL ASIA TRADE FORUM
«CENTRAL ASIA – GROWTH AND PROSPERITY»
NOVEMBER 16-20, 2020 | A VIRTUAL EVENT

This first-ever virtual Central Asia Trade Forum took place from November 16-20, 2020 to promote regional trade and connectivity across Central Asia and beyond. Please visit the Expert Interviews column of the website to watch recorded sessions and expert interviews, visit national corners, build B2Bs connections and more.

The tenth annual Central Asia Trade Forum was hosted by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Competitiveness, Trade and Jobs activity in collaboration with many partners.

While we couldn’t meet in person this year, we were still happy to connect and hope to see you all in 2021. Stay tuned for next year’s event!


About the forum

The Central Asia Trade Forum is one of the largest annual events promoting regional trade and connectivity in Central Asia and has evolved into a widely recognized brand. The agenda of the Central Asia Trade Forum in 2020 comprised live interactive panel sessions and webinars. This year’s theme Central Asia – Growth and Prosperity explored new trends and market reactions in Central Asia during the post COVID-19 economic recovery. The five-day intensive program gathered over 100 inspiring speakers, 7,000 unique visitors from 39 countries.

AGENDA

EXPERT INTERVIEWS

Paulo Fernandes. Port Ecosystems.
Nurlan Igembayev and Manas Userbayev. Impact of COVID-19 on the Railway Industry.
Natalia Bayona. Innovation and sustainability as the new normal.
Stephen Lioy. Marketing strategy in the COVID era.

TIMELINE

2011
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
2012
Almaty, Kazakhstan
2013
Almaty, Kazakhstan
2014
Almaty, Kazakhstan
2015
Almaty, Kazakhstan
2016
Almaty, Kazakhstan
2017
Almaty, Kazakhstan
2018
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
2019
Shymkent, Kazakhstan
2020
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