Kelimbetov spoke at Caspian Week in Davos
from AIFC press service
The governor of the International Financial Center "Astana"(AIFC) spoke at the Caspian Week conference in Davos, Kzapravda.kz reports.
According to the AIFC, this year the focus of the Caspian Week was new digital technologies in the financial sphere, as well as trade and logistics. Regional policy in introduction of new technologies in state and commercial projects, development of financial technologies, as well as state support and international cooperation in this sphere were discussed.
"Advancement of financial technologies and creation of an ecosystem enabling their development is one of the strategic directions for the AIFC development. A specialized hub of financial technologies started work to attract key players in the ecosystem and innovation," Kairat Kelimbetov said in his speech.
The AIFC is currently working with partners in the following key areas in the finance: an accelerating program for the development of financial technologies and e-commerce, a regulatory sandbox for financial technologies, a center for the development of blockchain technology, and initiatives to develop a non-cash economy.