Government to support agricultural processing projects on priority basis

The issues of increasing the share of processed products in the agro-industrial complex were considered at a meeting in the Government under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov. 

Participants discussed measures to increase productivity in agriculture, launch new import-substituting investment projects, as well as issues of preferential lending, subsidies, spring field work and a number of others. 

It was noted that the priority in the coming years will be given to projects on processing of meat, grain, milk and other raw materials. In particular, the successful experience of North Kazakhstan region in the implementation of large industrial projects in the agro-industrial complex will continue to be replicated.

Prime Minister emphasized that the state would continue to provide comprehensive support for the development of agriculture. Among the key goals is to increase production of quality food products and create new jobs.

At the same time, Alikhan Smailov demanded to strengthen control over the effective use of funds allocated by the state. This includes the use of available reserves, development of new approaches to subsidizing, quality selection of projects and compliance with counter obligations on the part of producers.

Following the discussion Prime Minister gave a number of working instructions to the authorized state bodies.

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