Azimzhan Khitakhunov

Azimzhan Khitakhunov

Junior Research fellow

Azimzhan Khitakhunov is a research fellow at the Eurasian Research Institute. He has received his bachelor, master and Ph.D. degrees from Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (Ph.D. degree was completed in cooperation with the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Bologna, Italy). Currently, he is a senior lecturer at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Higher School of Economics and Business, Economics Department, where he teaches macroeconomics related disciplines. His research experience includes participation as a research fellow in the government financed f

Staff's Publications


November 21, 2019

Foreign Economic Policy of the Eurasian Economic Union: The Case of Free Trade Agreements

The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is not only seeking to promote trade between its member states, but also paying much attention to foreign economic policy by signing free trade agreements (FTAs) with third countries. In this context, the EAEU signed an FTA with Vietnam, an interim trade agreement with Iran, […]
September 28, 2019

Agricultural Potential of Central Asian Countries

Agriculture in Central Asia plays a crucial role in regional development. The region historically specializes in agricultural production and has high shares of rural population. During the Soviet Union, the agricultural south, where Central Asia belonged to, provided the center with the bulk of agricultural raw materials. Uzbekistan is still one […]