Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev discusses actual issues of concern for the business community of the region in Pavlodar
The state support measures of financial and legislative nature and issues of further improvement of the business environment have become the main topics of the meeting. The case was about reducing the number of inspections and requirements and optimizing the processes of issuing permits and certificates.
For the industrial region, one of the topical issues is technological modernization of enterprises. Digitalization and automation of production processes within the framework of Modernization 3.0 will lead to the flow of labor resources from the industrial sector.
In this regard, as part of the program of productive employment and the development of mass entrepreneurship, the business community and local executive bodies need to take measures to create new jobs, retraining the released personnel. Akim of Pavlodar region B. Bakauov reported on this work.
Entrepreneurs of the region raised the topic of availability of tax preferences for Pavlodar SEZ for start-up projects, availability of financial resources under the Business Roadmap 2020 program, and the formation of a Single Producer Register.
In addition, the current issues for Pavlodar businessmen are the protection of domestic producers from unscrupulous entrepreneurs, the definition of criteria for classifying businesses as large or small. Members of the regional council of Atameken NCE were also interested in licensing procedures for educational institutions and the processes of issuing electronic invoices.
The proposals and questions of entrepreneurs of the region were commented by the Minister of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan T. Suleimenov, the Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan Zh. Kassymbek, the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Kazakhstan K. Bozumbayev, the Vice Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan B. Assylov.
The Deputy Chairman of the Board of Atameken NCE N. Altayev, members of the regional council of the NCE: Director of LLP “BONA” N. Erezhepov, Vice-President for Finance and Development of Pavlodar University of Innovation L. Frezorger, Director of “Pobeda” LLP A. Polyakov , Director of LLP “TPB Agromir” N. Poplavets, General Director of JSC “Kazenergocabel” O. Kruk, Head of the “Talapker” PF A. Beisembinov, Director of LLP “SOM-PV” A. Dyak, Director of LLP “Galitskoe” A. Kasitsyn.
In accordance with the instruction of President N. Nazarbayev, development and creation of favorable conditions for entrepreneurship are among the main priorities of the work of the Government. Over the past three years, about 1.7 trillion tenge has been allocated to support the country’s economy, over 200,000 new jobs have been created.
More than 12 thousand projects in the sphere of small and medium business were financed within the framework of financial support measures. At the beginning of this year, a new program was adopted to develop productive employment and mass entrepreneurship, which provides micro-loans up to 17 million tenge with a final rate of no more than 6%.
Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan