The White House is expanding trade partnership and investments in Kazakhstan according to the new US Strategy in Central Asia which aspires to improve independence, sovereignty, and territorial integrity in the so-called Stan Countries and strengthen Washington's presence in one of the most strategic regions in the world.
The European Parliament approved the EU - Vietnam free trade agreement as a sign of Brussels' major involvement in the ASEAN market. This trade agreement demonstrates that Brussels is building its way to becoming one of the main geopolitical actors in the ASEAN.
The People's Republic of China is the main investor in the Central Asian republic of Tajikistan. In fact, since 2013 when Beijing launched the Belt and Road Initiative, China has invested significant financial founds in Central Asia with the aim of modernizing regional infrastructure and stabilizing this strategic area