2021 eCAMCA Panel 3: Impediments to Foreign Investments in CAMCA: Real or Imaginary?

Related Categories: Global Health; CAMCA; Afghanistan; Caucasus; Central Asia

As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, what changes are to be expected with regards to the investment outlook for the CAMCA region? How are the CAMCA countries adapting to create attractive climates for foreign investors? Which of the CAMCA countries are best positioned to attract more foreign investment? This panel will present the 2021 Global Investment Opportunities Index for the CAMCA region as well as discuss the opportunities and impediments − real and imaginary − to foreign investments, highlighting the perspectives of both current investors in the region and those CAMCA nationals who are working to attract external investment to their countries.

Moderator: Gaukhar Nurgalieva, Senior Advisor, FMA; CAMCA Network Member, Kazakhstan


  • Yernar Zharkeshov, Principal and Head of Eurasia, Whiteshield Partners; CAMCA Network Member, Kazakhstan
  • Yusif Abdullayev, Acting President of Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO)
  • Dulguun Baasandavaa, Deputy Chairman, National Development Agency of Mongolia; CAMCA Network Member
  • Baurzhan Kankin, Chairman, Social Entrepreneurship Corporation “Shymkent”

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