Investment HQ tallied up results of attracting investments in Q1

Photo from RK PM’s press service
The Investment Headquarters meeting chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, examined the final indicators of work on attracting investments over the first quarter of 2021, refers to the RK PM’s press service reporting.

Minister of National Economy Asset Irgaliyev said that in the first quarter of 2021, the volume of investments in fixed assets decreased by 9.6%. Excluding the mining industry, the volume of investments in fixed assets showed a 34% growth.

Positive growth rates of investments in fixed assets were achieved in 15 regions and cities of republican scale. The leaders are Turkestan (67.4%), Zhambyl (32.9%), Kostanay (23.3%), Karaganda (22.8%), North Kazakhstan (20.6%) regions, as well as Shymkent ( 45.8%) and Almaty (34.5%). The lag is observed in West Kazakhstan (-48.7%) and Atyrau (-39.8%) regions.

Board chairman of the NC Kazakh Invest Meirzhan Yusupov reported on the preparation of 12 projects worth more than $ 4.2 billion in agro-industrial complex, pharmaceuticals, chemical and metallurgical industries.

Minister of digital development, innovation and aerospace industry Bagdat Mussin, governors of Turkestan region Umirzak Shukeyev and North Kazakhstan region - Kumar Aksakalov reported on the work to attract investments.

"Work on attracting domestic and foreign investments should be carried out on a systematic basis by all state bodies, regional akimats and subjects of the quasi-public sector," Askar Mamin said.

18:23, 16 April 2021