Fixed capital investment in Kazakhstan grows 7% in Jan-July
Aug 17. Interfax. ALMATY
Fixed capital investment in Kazakhstan grew 7% to 2.204 trillion tenge in January-July 2009 compared to the same period of 2008, the State Statistics Agency said in a statement.
The growth was mainly the result of 120% increase in foreign investment.
Investment declined 10.3% in July 2009 compared to the previous month.
The most attractive sectors for investment in the period were mining, which accounted for 30.9% of investment, and transportation and communications, which accounted for 26.5%.
The official exchange rate on August 17 was 150.79 tenge/$1.