Over half of incomes to largest countries are brought in by investments
More than 50% of the income in China and America are result of effective policy of investment therefore today's forum in Almaty is an indicator of interest of the country in cooperation with foreign businessmen. Besides, "there would never be better time to invest than now". Former mayor of London Ken Livingston said during the press conference, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
Ken Livingston is the invited guest of the Almaty invest 2016 forum emphasized that investments is the main source of the income of the large countries.
"In recent years researches were held which showed that 51% of growth in the American economy happens through investment, in China - 55% of the income. Today they are very important. When I spoke with your mayor, I understood that he we will gain investments and it is very good. (…) Besides, here would never be better time to invest than now," Ken Livingston said.
Chief of the department of an entrepreneurship and industrial innovative development of Almaty city Almas Madiyev told that the level of investments in Almaty is increased by 22% for the last year.
"Despite the fact that the world economy endures the post-crisis period, there are certain dynamics of development of conditions for foreign investors in Almaty. We the country who works on attraction of brands," Madiyev said.
Almas Madiyev during the investment forum reported that it is planned to deliver the world branded companies in Almaty in the nearest future.
Today during the main program of a forum specialists will discuss investment opportunities of Almaty in five directions: sphere of trade and services, food industry, business tourism, public-private partnership and industrial development.