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128 projects worth 1.2 trillion tenge will be introduced in Kazakhstan in 2021 as part of the Industrialization Map
At the Government meeting chaired by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin, the progress of the implementation of the Industrialization Map projects was reviewed.

The Ministers of Industry and Infrastructure Development Beibut Atamkulov, Energy — Magzum Mirzagaliyev, akims of Karaganda region Zhenis Kassymbek, Akmola region — Ermek Marzhikpayev, Nur-Sultan— Altai Kulginov made reports.

"In his Address to the People of Kazakhstan, Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev set the task of increasing manufacturing exports by 1.5 times and labor productivity by 30% by 2025. The key element in solving this problem is the timely and high—quality implementation of the Industrialization Map projects," A. Mamin said.

This year, it is planned to introduce 128 projects of the Industrialization Map in the amount of 1.2 trillion tenge. This will increase production by 1 trillion tenge, exports by $ 800 million, and create about 12 thousand jobs in such industries as the food industry, construction materials production, metallurgy, mechanical engineering, energy and light industry.

The most significant projects of the Industrialization Map for the current year are the modernization of the Zhayrem GOK and the construction of an enrichment plant (commissioned, 145 billion tenge, 381 jobs), the expansion of processing capacities of the Aktogay GOK (396 billion tenge, 700 jobs), the construction of the Saryarkinsky ferroalloy plant (35 billion tenge, 400 jobs), the opening of transformer production in Petropavlovsk (introduced, 10 billion tenge, 300 jobs), aluminum cans in Shymkent (23.4 billion tenge, 145 jobs), Localization center for the production of agricultural machinery and automotive components in Kostanay region (commissioned, 12.6 billion tenge, 450 jobs).

Positive dynamics in the commissioning of projects is noted in the Karaganda, Almaty regions and Shymkent. For example, such projects as the production of buses and special equipment, polyethylene pipes, sewing, medical, rubber and plastic products, soft drinks, methyl tert butyl ether and polypropylene, the second stage of the wind farm in the Shelek corridor, the construction of a processing plant, etc. have been introduced in these regions.

The Prime Minister instructed the akims of all regions to personally monitor the implementation of each project and ensure their commissioning by the end of the year. 

The Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development has been instructed to strengthen work with investors, giving priority to such criteria for selecting projects as export potential, high level of localization, import substitution, availability of raw materials.