Promotion of agricultural products to Kazakhstan

Invitation for participation in the business delegation accompanying Commissioner Mr. Janusz Wojciechowski in his trade mission

We would like to inform you that on 27 – 31 May 2024, the European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Janusz Wojciechowski, will conduct a Business Mission to Kazakhstan accompanied by a delegation of up to 60 high-ranking representatives of European companies/producer organizations in the food sector.

Specifically, the Commissioner will have oficial meetings with the respective government partners, and will carry out promotional activities for the business delegation in the context of the European Union’s participation in the InterFood Astana Exhibition.

ThevisittoKazakhstanwill focus onprovidingmarketintelligence in the foodandbeverage sector, business-to-business activities, as well as retail and site visits. The business mission program is an ideal opportunity for representatives of European companies in the agri-food sector to discover the Kazakhstan’s market and establish direct business contacts both in the city of Almaty (Kazakhstan’s largest city by population) and Astana (capital and second in population city).

Business representatives participating in this mission should be active mainly, but not exclusively, in the following sectors: fruits, vegetables and their preparations, wines and aperitifs, preparations of pig meat and poultry, dairy products, cereals and their preparations.

The Commissioner would like to include in his business delegation European and national producers’ organisations and companies from all EU Member States with strong export potential. The final selection of the business representatives will be based on product and geographical balance of the delegation. In this context, the candidates’ representativeness of a given sector, their capacity to conduct international business and accessing challenging markets will also be taken into account.

Participants are expected to attend the entire program and must cover their own travel and accommodation expenses. Please note that only one person per company/organization can oficially take part in the business delegation. Other representatives may accompany the group, but may not be allowed to attend some events due to capacity limitations.

All Cypriot companies/organizations from the agri-food sector interested in participating in the business mission and taking part in the eventof business meetings, have the possibility to submit an application until 26th January, 2024 through the following link EUSurvey – Survey (

For any questions or more information, interested parties are invited to directly contact the Research Executive Agency, email:

The Announcement for this event can be found on the website of the General Directorate of Agriculture and Rural Development: