Progress of anti-crisis measures to support business considered by Government
At a meeting of the Government chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the progress of anti-crisis measures to support business was considered, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Minister of National Economy Asset Irgaliev, First Deputy Chairman of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Regulation and Development of the Financial Market Oleg Smolyakov, Chairman of the Board of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Atameken" Ablai Myrzakhmetov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov, as well as akims of the Turkestan and Almaty regions Umirzak Shukeyev and Amandyk Batalov reported on the work done.
According to the results of the first half of this year, 334 projects worth 142 billion tenge were financed within the framework of the “Economy of Simple Things” Program. Until the end of this year, it is also planned to provide support to 724 projects in the amount of 424 billion tenge. In the current period, under the BRM-2025 program, support was provided to about 23 thousand projects totaling 492 billion tenge. By the end of this year, support will be provided to about 32 thousand projects worth about 1.2 trillion tenge.
According to the results of 2021, these programs will cover more than 90 thousand jobs. The most demanded areas of business support are trade (47%), services (15%), manufacturing (13%), transport and warehousing (9%), as well as construction.
To date, 1 tenge of subsidies aimed at supporting entrepreneurs within the framework of the programs is returned to the budget in the form of tax payments in more than six-fold amount.
“In the context of the pandemic, anti-crisis measures taken by the Government together with Atameken to support business have shown their effectiveness. The measures planned within the framework of these programs must be fully implemented by the end of this year,” A. Mamin emphasized.