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Kazakhstan : Over a million tourists, 11.2 thousand new apartments, 20 new industrial enterprises development of Almaty.

All conditions are being created in Kazakhstan for the growth of cities. A vivid example is Almaty, which has demonstrated a positive dynamic in the economy. There is annual growth of the domestic regional product, increase in investments attraction, and an intensive housing construction is maintained. Read the review by about the socio-economic development of the metropolis.

Almaty is the largest city of Kazakhstan, located in the foothills of the Trans-Ili Alatau. Until 1997, the city was the capital of the state. Today, Almaty is the scientific, cultural, historical, industrial and financial center of the country.

A powerful human capital is concentrated here. The city has become an economic center of the country. Business is actively developing here. So to say, Almaty makes a significant contribution to the development of the country.

Thus, the domestic regional product in 2018 amounted to 7.5 trillion tenge, with an increase of 2.6% compared to 2017.

Manufacturing growth of 4.8%: 20 new enterprises

Industrial production amounted to 884.1 billion tenge. The volume index is 104.5% to the level of 2017.

The share of the manufacturing industry amounted to 75.4%, the output was 666.9 billion tenge, which is 4.8% more than in 2017.

The volume of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning amounted to 194.8 billion tenge, growth of 102.7%, water supply, sewage system, control over the collection and distribution of waste 22.4 billion tenge.

There is an increase in the volume of production of the processing industry by 4.8%, due to the volumes in the production of textile products by 1.5 times, finished metal products by 2.2 times, rubber and plastic products by 24.2%.

In 2018, within the framework of the State Program of Industrial and Innovative Development, 20 projects were launched for 45.4 billion tenge with the creation of 3,552 jobs:

1. Alem Tynysy LLP a plant for the disposal of hazardous waste (antifreeze, coolants, and water-glycol fluids) and the production of chemical products, created 12 jobs;

2. PARI LLP production of knitted women's tights made of nylon and elastane created 26 jobs;

3. LLP Kislorod AZOK modernization of production of natural stone processing 7 jobs;

4. Tokyo Rope Almaty LLP relocation and expansion of engineering security systems production 30 jobs;

5. JSC KBS Engineering modernization and reconstruction of the meat production plant 30 jobs;

6. Galaxia Technology LLP modernization of LED production, 12 jobs;

7. Green Recycle LLP construction of a plant for the processing of secondary raw materials and the production of flex, 528 jobs;

8. KMK Investment LLP construction of a plant for the production of cable and wiring products with insulation of cross-linked polyethylene for voltage up to 220 kV, 539 jobs;

9. LLP Bread Factory No. 7 modernization of the plant for the bakery production, 21 jobs;

10. Falcon Euro Bus LLP construction of a passenger bus depot with further assembly of passenger buses 1,300 jobs;

11. Rakhat LLP modernization of the production and sale of confectionery products, 63 jobs;

12. KazTechInnovations LLP the creation of a modern innovative enterprise in electronic instrument-making, 130 jobs.

13. Kamerton Company LLP cheese production plant, 7 jobs;

14. Kelet LLP the creation of a workshop for the production of gas boilers, 20 jobs;

15. Adelphi LLP modernization of a furniture manufacturing plant, 45 jobs;

16. Fishinvest LLP modernization for the production of semi-finished products and fish products, 10 jobs;

17. LLP Brot Master the launch of crackers production at the plant, 10 jobs;

18. Samal LLP modernization of the plant for the production of bottled water, 315 jobs;

19. LLP Shin Line modernization and expansion of the shop for the ice cream production with a capacity of 350 million tenge per year, 250 jobs;

20. Almaty Electromechanical Plant LLP modernization of equipment for the production of high-voltage, low-voltage and other electrical equipment. Capacity 9,651 per year, 195 jobs.

There are no idle enterprises within the Almaty Business Support Card.

Almaty first in the country by number of people in SMEs

The share of small and medium-sized businesses in the gross regional product is 42.7% (data for 9 months of 2018).

In 2018, 5.5 billion tenge was allocated from the local budget for the implementation of Business Road Map 2020 State Program for Support and Development of Business.

In 2018, 230 projects were approved, of which 99 projects were subsidized for a loan amount of 28.2 billion tenge, the projected amount of subsidies was 5.3 billion tenge; 59 projects on guaranteeing a loan amount of 4.9 billion tenge, the amount of guarantee 2 billion tenge; 4 projects to lay down infrastructure for the amount of infrastructure construction (reconstruction) of 1.9 billion tenge; 68 projects by grant of 141 million tenge. 4,448 jobs were saved, it is planned to create 1,208.

A total of 274,689 small and medium-sized businesses were registered in the city (as of Jan. 1, 2019), which is 3.6% higher than the figure for the same period in 2017 (265,186).

Active growth was also recorded among small and medium-sized businesses. At the same time, the city also confidently ranks first in terms of the number of people employed in this field.

The number of operating SMEs increased by 2.7%. This is about 14% of the share of Almaty in the total number of operating SMEs in the country, thereby the megalopolis ranks first in Kazakhstan.

The number of people employed in SMEs as of Oct. 1, 2018, was 593,801 thousand people, which is 2.9% higher than the figure for the same period in 2017 (2017 576,701 thousand people).

In January-September 2018, the volume of output of SMEs amounted to 4,758 billion tenge, with an increase of 28.5% compared to the same period in 2017.

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Date:Apr 23, 2019
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