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The President forbids to create new SEZs

09 February, 16:00 146
The President forbids to create new SEZs

The head of state instructed to analyze the efficiency of the 11 operating special economic zones.

The head of state, Nursultan Nazarbayev, instructed not to create new special economic zones (SEZ), correspondent reports.

"More active measures are needed to ensure faster growth of the manufacturing industry, and large budgetary funds are spent on the creation of special economic zones in the country, which we currently have 11. 283 billion tenge has already been allocated. Governors of the regions continue offering papers, ask us to create more and more new special economic zones. Let the government critically examine the 11 SEZs, how has the country benefited from them. And until we figure out, there are no new SEZs to create. We need to improve those that we have," Nursultan Nazarbayev said at the expanded meeting of the Government.

"In the next few years, we planned to invest 188 billion tenge. What kind of efficiency will we get? That is the issue. Most of the SEZs have not become a point of growth for their regions, we need more active, different work on using SEZs to attract investments to the economy of the regions. oil and gas, we will develop this industry - it is necessary, and this industry will prevail for a long time," the head of state said.

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