The Ambassador of Kazakhstan visited Joplin Friday to meet with area leaders to discuss future business ventures in the agriculture industry. Thousands of cattle are already exported to Kazakhstan from the United States each year. Ambassador Kairat Umarov tells News Talk KZRG they see a lot of potential in southwest Missouri.
"We are interested in Kazakhstan being in agriculture , manufacturing , and high-tech industrialization. All of this is in Missouri. It's a good opportunity for ll of us."
Kazakhstan also invests in companies in Texas, California, and Florida.