Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 12 / Trend E. Kosolapova/
Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov and his Russian counterpart Dmitri Medvedev discussed strengthening of bilateral relations within a meeting in Moscow on Monday, Kazakh Prime-Minister's press-service reported.
'The Prime Ministers discussed a wide range of issues regarding strengthening of bilateral trade and economic relations in the sphere of energy, transport and space sector as well as integration cooperation within the Customs Union and the Single Economic Space at enlarged and bilateral meetings," the report says.
Within the meeting Kazakh Prime Minister emphasized the importance of development of multilateral cooperation within the Customs Union and Single Economic Space.
Russian Prime Minister, in turn, emphasized the necessity to activate trade, economic and investment cooperation.
Kazakh-Russian trade turnover increased by 42.3 percent and amounted to $23.8 billion in 2011. During this period Kazakh exports increased by 47.7 percent, while Russian exports increased by 39.9 percent.