Astana observes increase in number of entrepreneurs
Over 107 thousand small- and medium-sized enterprises operate in the capital city of Kazakhstan.
The number of SMEs has risen 9.8% since the beginning of the year, BNews.kz reports referring to a website of the city's Mayor's Office.
Following the data of the Investment and Entrepreneurship Development Department, this year 9 231 small- and medium-sized enterprises are registered in Astana, including 5 660 legal entities, 3 490 individual entrepreneurs, and 81 farms.
"As of October 1, 2018, the number of small- and medium-sized enterprises has been 107 371, a 9.8% increase compared to the given period of the past year (97 752), including 40 089 legal entities, 67 111 individual entrepreneurs, 171 farms," the report reads.