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Over the years of implementation of Business Road Map–2020, more than 16 thousand small and medium enterprises funded

Wednesday, 06 November 2019, 11:33:11

At a government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the results of the implementation of the Business Road Map–2020 State Program and the measures proposed for the Business Road Map–2025 were reviewed.

As noted by Minister of National Economy Ruslan Dalenov, progress has been made over the years of the implementation of the second five-year Road Map. This year, thanks to the measures taken, Kazakhstan took 25th place in the World Bank's Doing Business ranking. This is 16 positions higher than in 2015. The share of small and medium-sized businesses in gross domestic product increased to 28.4%.

“In comparison with 2015, the number of operating SMEs increased by 400 thousand, amounting to 1.3 million. The number of people employed in SMEs increased by 300 thousand, and amounted to 3.3 million,” the minister reported.

According to Dalenov, in the framework of the program, entrepreneurs receive appropriate support measures. Among them are interest rate subsidies, loan guarantees, the provision of state grants, training for entrepreneurs, and infrastructure.

For the implementation of the program from the budget allocated 282 billion tenge.

“As a result, more than 16 thousand SMEs were funded, more than 100 thousand entrepreneurs were trained, products worth 15.5 trillion tenge were produced, taxes worth about 1 trillion tenge were paid,” Dalenov informed.

Along with this, the program provides an opportunity to develop a business. Program participants receive loans at 7.1%. The maximum available loan amount is 2.5 billion tenge. It is possible to obtain guarantees for 60 million tenge, grants up to 3 million tenge are also provided.

In addition, measures are provided for training citizens in the basics of business. The program can receive advice. Take training courses and internships.

“Over the years of the implementation of the second five-year plan, about 120 thousand entrepreneurs were supported. So, loans of more than 9 thousand entrepreneurs were subsidized, more than 5 thousand entrepreneurs were guaranteed, more than 100 thousand citizens were trained in the basics of entrepreneurship and doing business, about 2 thousand grants were issued, infrastructure for 165 projects was brought up,” informed Dalenov.

This year, the implementation of the Business Roadmap 2020 program is nearing completion, and a new draft program has been prepared.

As the minister of national economy noted, goals and objectives were preserved and support tools were improved. Increased their effectiveness and accessibility. The amount of working capital loans increases from 60 to 360 million tenge

Access to finance is expanding. To this end, subsidies and guarantees for loans issued by microfinance organizations are introduced. Requirements for program participants are improved to ensure the growth of employment and tax revenues. Support for entrepreneurs at all stages is increasing. This training, assistance in preparing documents for obtaining loans and support, establishing a sales chain.

As Dalenov emphasized, 421 billion tenge was allocated for the next stage of the Program. This is 1.5 times more funding over the previous five years.

“The program Business Road Map–2025 set target indicators. They comply with the Strategic Plan for the Development of the Country until 2025. An increase in the share of SMEs in GDP of at least 35% is expected, bringing the share of manufacturing in the structure of GDP by at least 13.4%,” said the minister.

Note that the progressive development of SMEs will lead to a qualitative change in the economy. Business conditions are drastically improving. Barriers are reduced and the list of permits is reduced. Incentive measures are being taken to develop SMEs.

“Our task is to improve the business climate, which will contribute to economic growth. Over a third of the economy will be accounted for by SMEs in 2025. And by 2050, SMEs will already be half of GDP,” Dalenov summed up.

In turn, the chairman of the board of Atameken National Chamber of Entrepreneurs Ablay Myrzakhmetov reported on the work on teaching the basics of doing business and advising entrepreneurs. According to him, more than 200 thousand business entities provided service support for running an existing business, more than 500 thousand entrepreneurs provided information support in single-industry towns, small towns and regional centers.

“More than 96 thousand entrepreneurs attended trainings on the Business School, over 2 thousand entrepreneurs attended Business Connections, 174 entrepreneurs went to business internships in Germany. As part of the Senior Seniors tool, 215 expert missions were organized. 26,984 enterprises have been opened, 19,553 permits have been prepared, assistance in financing in the amount of 649 billion tenge have been provided. 45,500 projects of entrepreneurs have been accompanied and 24 contracts have been signed worth 2 million euros (94 companies). From 2015 to the 1st quarter of 2019, 97,147 entrepreneurs paid taxes to the budget in the amount of 811 billion tenge,” Myrzakhmetov said.


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