Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Kazakhstan Alikhan Smailov set the task to attract at least $24.4 billion in foreign investment in 2023 at a meeting of the Investment Headquarters that reviewed the work done to attract fixed capital investment (FCI) and foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2022. The Prime Minister noted that the Government will do everything necessary to fulfil this task, the press office of the Government of Kazakhstan reported on January 30.
«Together with the National Company Kazakh Invest and the regions, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to take proactive measures in this field. Cooperation with the overseas missions of Kazakhstan should be enhanced to achieve the targets,» Smailov said.
Reporting on the attraction of foreign direct investment, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Almas Aidarov said they amounted to $22.1 billion in the first nine months of 2022, which is 17,8% more than in the same period of 2021.
In particular, 46 investment projects with foreign partners in the mechanical engineering, renewable energy, mining, metallurgy and the agro-industrial sectors were launched.