USKZBA Meeting Regarding Jackson-Vanik Amendment

Announcement Date: January 19, 2016

USKZBA board members, President, and Executive Director, together with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Coalition supporting establishing Permanent Normal Trade Relations following Kazakhstan’s accession to the WTO met with Ambassador Umarov and Embassy staff to update the Ambassador on the business community’s activities and encourage active support for H.R. 4219, which authorizes the extension of Permanent Normal Trading Rights (PNTR) with Kazakhstan. This will graduate Kazakhstan from the requirements of the 1974 Jackson-Vanik amendment.