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2 thousand industry enterprises used state support tooles over 6 years - Issekeshev

06 May 2016, 19:25

Over the past 6 years, more than 2 thousand industrial enterprises used state support tooles, 500 thousand jobs were created, Minister for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Asset Issekeshev said during the "Made in Kazakhstan" exhibition of domestic producers in Astana.

"For development of the economy the domestic production is important. It was always said by the Head of State. Therefore, the primary task for us is to create a domestic enterprises and the sector for the production of goods. As part of the implementation of government programs the focus is on these areas," Issekeshev said.

He noted that various enterprises have opportunity to use state support tools and programs. All of these programs support domestic producers and contribute to the creation of quality jobs.

"Over the past 6 years, the state tools have been used by more than 2 million industrial enterprises, about 500 thousand jobs were created. Despite the difficult economic situation, we have good results," the head of agency stated.

"This year we will adopt a new program "Digital Kazakhstan " which aims to develop the digital technology of our mills. It is a great opportunity for our IT-companies, developers. The government refuses to create products, only private companies will be involved. This is a good opportunity to develop local content in the field of digital technologies, " the minister said.

Speaking about the exhibition, he noted that items with the brand "Made in Kazakhstan" are increasing from year to year.

In this regard, Issekeshev urged Kazakhstanis to purchase domestically produced goods.