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K.Tokayev held a meeting of the National Investors Council


The President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, held a meeting of the National Investors Council, the press service of Akorda reports.

Members of the National Investors’ Council, the Presidential Administration and government agencies, members of the Presidium of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs “Atameken”, representatives of national companies and business representatives of the country took part in the meeting.

The head of state noted that the private initiative and free entrepreneurship are the main factors of economic development and welfare of our country. These factors have led to the fact that the topic of today’s meeting has been called the “Entrepreneurship Development as the Basis for Modernization of the Country’s Economy”.

“Last year was a success for our business. The number of real-time small and medium-sized businesses has increased by 11% and reached 1.3 million. The volume of production of small and medium business increased by 14% and amounted to 26.5 trillion tenge. The share of this industry in the economy has increased from 25.6% to 28.3% in the previous year. This is not a bad indicator. More than 500 types of products have not been produced in Kazakhstan. The territory of export is expanding, domestic products are delivered to the markets of 120 countries of the world. But, along with the successes, there is a number of issues that can be solved. This is a business climate, the market for goods sales, access to finance, “Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said.

The President of Kazakhstan has set a number of tasks to ensure a favorable business environment, effective business support and competition protection. The report highlights the issues of increasing the financial stability of Kazakhstani companies and improving the business skills and competence of domestic entrepreneurs.

Finally, Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev instructed the Government to develop a decree on approval of the new format of the Council’s work, saying that the National Bank of Kazakhstan should be a permanent platform for a regular dialogue with domestic business.

Chairman of the Board of Directors of National Chamber of Entrepreneurs “Atameken” Ablay Myrzakhmetov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Alageum Electric Joint Stock Company Erkebulan Ilyasov, Director of Textiline Inna Apenko, Director of “Hormolzavod” Limited Liability Company Asen Zhaksylykov, the director of the company Dagar Davletov.

Source: Kazakhtan 2050