Talks with 100 companies with volume of investments over USD 40 bln held in Kazakhstan

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - The talks with 100 companies with the total volume of investments over 40 billion US dollars are held in Kazakhstan on participation in the second phase of industrialization, Minister of Investment and Development of Kazakhstan Asset Issekeshev said at the CCS media briefing.

"We will concentrate our efforts on two directions except for systematic measures this year. First of all, we will continue our talks with the investors who are determined to participate in implementation of the second phase of the industrialization. There are about 100 companies with the volume of investments over 40 billion US dollars. 60 of them are already included into the Map," A. Issekeshev said.

According to him, 26 of the investors invest in in metallurgy and energy sphere, 23 - in construction sector, 19 - healthcare, 16 - chemical industry, 13 - engineering field and 5 of them invest in oil refinery.

Besides, about 40 projects are discussed now with China and the agreement on 20 of them is expected to be signed in March.

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