Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a regular meeting of the Expert Council on Competitiveness
During the meeting, the proposals of the members of the Council on improving the state policy in the development of small and medium business and increasing the competitiveness of the digital technologies sphere were discussed.
In the Message “Third modernization of Kazakhstan: global competitiveness”, the Head of State stressed that one of the strategic goals is to ensure the contribution of small and medium-sized businesses in the country’s GDP at a level of at least 50% by 2050.
During his meeting, Y.Balfanbayev, President of the “Alina” Group of Companies, presented his vision on creating conditions to develop non-state sector of the economy and eliminate the sources of the shadow economy. During the discussions, Council members also made a number of proposals to remove barriers, including administrative ones for doing business in the country, expanding access to external and internal sales markets, to financial resources and infrastructure.
Following the meeting, the Prime Minister B.Sagintayev instructed the Minister of National Economy K.Suleimenov, taking into account opinions, to submit his proposals at next meeting on the removal of barriers to business development in the country.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan