Investments in fixed capital grew by 17.2% in Kazakhstan in 2018

16 January, 2019, 10:11 347
Investments in fixed capital grew by 17.2% in Kazakhstan in 2018

The statistical data indicate that the mining industry and quarrying (40.4%) remained the most attractive area for investments. 

In 2018, investments to fixed capital totaled KZT 11.130 trillion (exchange rate – 378.29 tenge per dollar) in Kazakhstan, and rose by 17.2% compared with 2017, Atameken Business informs with reference to the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan.

According to the statistical data, the mining industry and quarrying (40.4%), transport and warehousing (12.7%) and real estate operations (12.8%) remain to be the most attractive for investments.

The predominant investment sources have been and still are the funds of economic entities with a 73.1% share in 2018, followed by the share of the State budget’s funds – 12.5%, that of bank loans – 6.8% (foreign banks’ loans – 0.5%) and other loan funds – 7.6% (non-residents’ loan funds – 2.83%).