ISTANBUL

Kazakhstan and Turkey should create a mutually beneficial trade model, the head of Turkey-Kazakhstan Business Council said on Sunday.

Speaking at the Turkey-Kazakhstan Business Forum in Istanbul, Mert Sari said bilateral trade between the countries has exceeded $3 billion in recent years from $30 million in 1992.

However, he added, this was not a steady rise.

To achieve this, he said, new projects should be initiated and the structure of trade improved.

Kazakhstan has been taking major steps for economic sustainability and reforms since its independence, he added.

Kayrat Kelimbetov, the governor of Astana International Financial Centre, noted Turkey

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