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


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 […]
July 2, 2018

The Future of Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Challenges and Prospects

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) grew out of the Shanghai Five, which was founded in April 1996 by China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. After the inclusion of Uzbekistan in June 2001, the SCO became a regional security organization. With the accession of India and Pakistan as full members in […]
April 9, 2018

Evaluation of Potential U.S.-China Trade War

The possibility that the escalation of trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies, the United States and China, will turn into a trade war remains high on the global agenda. The trade conflict between the countries began on March 22, 2018, with U.S. President Donald Trump signing a memorandum […]
February 5, 2018

Developments in China’s Railway Diplomacy

In recent years, China’s overseas high-speed rail (HSR) projects have been of great importance for shaping the country’s new diplomatic strategy, namely, railway diplomacy, which has become a new form of Beijing’s foreign policy along with ping-pong diplomacy, panda diplomacy, and energy diplomacy. The high-speed rail projects, which are carried […]
December 8, 2017

Recent Developments in the U.S.-Chinese Relations

Since the United States and China are the world’s largest economic powers, in the current international landscape the great importance is attached to their bilateral relations. From this point of view, it could be said that the U.S.-China relations are not limited to bilateral relationship, as they also significantly affect […]
October 5, 2017

The China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan Railway Project: Problems and Prospects

The China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan (CKU) railway project aimed to link Beijing with Central Asia is among China’s main transportation policy priorities in the region. The CKU project, which has been on the agenda since the mid-1990s, is also of great importance for China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Under the project, the railway […]
June 28, 2017

Evaluation of Recent Developments in the China-Europe Railway Express

The China-Europe Railway Express (CR Express), which includes rail links connecting Chinese cities and European countries, is an international railway transportation service organized by China Railway. The CR Express, which provides great opportunities for rapid, high quality and convenient transportation of goods, is an alternative trade route to Europe for […]
April 5, 2017

The 5th Session of the 12th National People’s Congress and China’s 2017 Strategic Priorities

Between 5-15 March 2017, the annual session of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC), which is the highest state institution and legislative body of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), took place in China’s capital, Beijing. The 1st session of the NPC was convened in 1954. The tenure of the general […]
January 11, 2017

The Khorgos Free Economic Zone and its Economic Potential

Since officially launched in April 14, 2012, the Khorgos Free Economic Zone (FEZ), which is officialily called the International Centre of Boundary Cooperation between Kazakhstan and China, has made a significant contribution to further increasing the economic and commercial relations between all Eurasian countries, including bilateral economic and commercial relations […]