Omirbek Hanayi

Omirbek Hanayi

Senior Research fellow

Omirbek Hanayi is a research fellow in the Eurasian Research Institute at H.A.Yassawi Kazakh Turkish International University. In 2009 graduated from Minzu University of China Faculty of Kazakh language and literature. In 2008-2009, he studied in Turcology Department of Justus Liebig Giessen University as an exchange student. In 2010, he entered the Turcology Department of Justus Liebig Giessen University in 2010. During 2010-2012 he work in the project named “Kasachisch im postsowjetischen Kasachstan”.

Staff's Publications


July 20, 2020

Evaluation of the New China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan Transport Corridor

While transportation services are experiencing enormous difficulties all over the world due to the coronavirus pandemic, China opened a new transport corridor to Uzbekistan through Kyrgyzstan. On June 5, 2020, the train loaded with cargo containers departed from the city of Lanzhou, the capital of the Gansu province, to the […]
April 20, 2020

Recent Developments in Exports of Central Asian Countries to China

China, which has invested billions of dollars and provided loans to Central Asia, continues to be one of the most important trading partners of the countries in the region. According to the 2019 data, China is the top trading partner for Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan, the second largest for Kazakhstan, […]
February 10, 2020

The U.S.-China Trade Agreement: Temporary or Permanent?

On January 15, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed the U.S.-China Trade Agreement in Washington. The 96-page agreement consists in total of eight chapters and covers is-sues such as intellectual property rights, technology transfer, trade in food and agricultural products, financial services, macro-economic policies, […]
December 3, 2019

The First Freight Train Traveling from China to Europe via Turkey

On November 6, 2019, the Chang’an freight train of the China Railway Express Company (CRE), an important tool of the Belt and Road Initiative, reached the destination in Europe using Istanbul’s Marmaray subsea tunnel. The CRE freight train departed from Xi’an, China, traveling through the territory of Kazakhstan with ferry […]
October 18, 2019

Enlargement of the Turkic Council: Opportunities and Perspectives

Since its establishment, the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States (Turkic Council) has played an important role in developing political, socio-cultural, trade and economic cooperation among the Turkic speaking countries. As it is known, the Turkic Council was established by the Nakhchivan Agreement, which was signed in October 2009 at […]
July 22, 2019

Xi Jinping’s First Visit to North Korea: Causes and Effects

On June 20-21, 2019, Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first official visit to North Korea. During his two-day visit, Xi met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and other high-level officials. According to Chinese media reports, during the talks, the parties discussed bilateral relations between the two countries, the […]
June 11, 2019

Possible Impact of U.S.-Iran Tensions on China

The long-standing conflict between the United States and Iran, which especially intensified after Donald Trump’s accession to power, has passed to a new critical stage with the latest sanctions imposed by Washington. Iran, which is rich in energy resources, argues that its nuclear energy development efforts are for peaceful purposes, […]
April 5, 2019

China’s Air Silk Road Initiative: Role of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region

The recent aggravation of geopolitical, geo-economic and military confrontations on the global and regional scales along with the in-creased global and regional economic crises have negatively affected China’s economy, which had a high growth rate for many years, leading to a decrease in Chinese exports and the flow of foreign […]
December 14, 2018

China’s New Foreign Policy Approaches

China has become the world’s second largest economy as a result of its sustainable and high economic growth. With its political, economic and military developments over the past few years, China is stepping forward to being a global superpower rather than a gradually rising country. Being the only superpower after […]
October 1, 2018

The 6th Summit of the Turkic Council: a New Era

On September 3, 2018, the 6th Summit of the Co-operation Council of Turkic-Speaking States (Turkic Council) was held in Cholpon-Ata, Kyrgyzstan, on the theme of “Youth and National Sports”. President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the summit hosted […]