B. Sagintayev: GDP growth following the results of 11 months of 2016 constituted 0.8%
Following the results of 11 months GDP growth constituted 0.8%, the Prime minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev said at the meeting of the government, BNews.kz correspondent reported.
"Questions of a meeting of the government - results of social and economic development of the country and performance of the state budget. According to statistical data results are not bad. Following the results of 11 months GDP growth constituted 0.8%. Now, using all allowances, we talked both to governor offices, and to heads of the companies, we can finish this year with the growth of 1%. We shall apply all efforts in this direction," B. Sagintayev said.
According to the Minister of Economic Affairs of Kazakhstan Kuandyk Bishimbayev, business and investment activity remains in the country.
"In January - December of the current year acceleration of growth of economy – is 0.8%, it is 0.2% higher, than in January – October. Increase in production of goods constituted 0.9% of services – 0.6%, taxes on products – 2.4%. This positive tendency is provided with a program implementation, plans for diversification of economy, development of infrastructure, an entrepreneurship, agro-industrial complex, and also measures for employment. In the country business and investment activity remains. The situation in the financial market is stable," the minister added.