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Deputy Prime Minister Zhenis Kassymbek visits North Kazakhstan region: Preparing for spring sowing and flood period

21 March 2019, 16:11
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Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Zhenis Kassymbek visited the North Kazakhstan region with a working trip on March 21, 2019.

As part of the working trip it is planned to study the readiness of the region for the spring sowing and the flood period visiting the main hydropower plants and reservoirs.

Meetings and visits to agricultural food and industrial enterprises, meetings with investors and entrepreneurs of the region are planned.

A meeting will be held on the “economy of simple things,” in which representatives of state bodies, the national chamber of entrepreneurs, second-tier banks, organizations and enterprises of the region will take part.

The goal of developing the “economy of simple things” is the production of food and industrial goods, which are used daily by Kazakhstanis, to prevent the growth of prices for socially important food products and their import substitution.

North Kazakhstan region occupies a territory of 98 thousand km2. Population as of Jan. 1, 2019, was 554.5 thousand people, of which urban — 251.8 thousand (45.4% of the total number). The volume of industrial production amounted to 35.6 billion tenge. Physical volume index — 101.6% of the 2018 level. The volume of gross agricultural output amounted to 16.8 billion tenge. Physcal volume index — 102.7% of the 2018 level. Investments in fixed assets amounted to 18.8 billion tenge or 112.9% to the level of 2018.
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