The development of the processing industry in Kazakhstan has great potential. The head of state set the task to bring the agricultural sector in the key drivers of economic growth. Within the framework of the program "Agribusiness 2020" the state supports the processing enterprises, namely subsidizes a part of investment costs.
However, according to the processors, in the food sector there are a number of outstanding issues. The AIC representatives discussed issues of veterinary control and food safety, higher purchasing prices for raw materials and the processing of livestock products.
The Prime Minister instructed the Minister of Agriculture A. Myrzakhmetov to establish a working group to meet with representatives of the food industry, to work out concrete proposals for addressing problems and to present them to the Government .
The agro-industrial program titled "Agribusiness-2020" has been adopted on the instruction of the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and is aimed at improving the competitiveness of agriculture. The main objectives of the program are to fund the AIC, increase the affordability of goods and services by improving the efficiency of state regulation systems.
By 2020, the share of food products subject to the monitoring laboratory studies will be increase by 0.4%.
In manufacturing sector of the WKR the basic share is provided by Uralsk - 70%, Burlin district - 14%, Zelenovskiy - 6.5%, Terektinsky - 5%.