Cooperation in IT
Interregional cooperation will be strengthened in Kazakhstan. For example, the Astana and Karagandy regions will form a common cluster within the international technology startups park. The parties came to this agreement at a business forum. Moreover, entrepreneurs agreed that the foundry of Karagandy will supply products for the capital enterprise to produce electric locomotives. In general, as it was highlighted at the meeting, production, food security and tourism are the most promising areas for cooperation between the regions.
YERLAN KOSHANOV, GOVERNOR, KARAGANDY REGION:
- Led by the capital’s example our businessmen are modernizing services in tourism, industry, entertainment, recreation, e-commerce, roadside services and technologies. For example, within a year, volumes of electronic trade have increased by 51%, and the quantity of orders has grown to 70%.
SERIK SANAUBAYEV, ACTING DIRECTOR, ASSOCIATION OF ENTREPRENEURS OF KARAGANDY REGION:
- The Karagandy enterprises contribute to the active development of Astana. First of all, take for example the manufacturing enterprise of constructions materials. Innovative projects of Astana are needed to develop Karagandy.
A number of memorandums were signed following the meeting. Their implementation will have a multiplier effect for the entire Kazakhstan. The Astana and Saryarka special economic zones concluded agreements on mutual cooperation.