In Almaty region there is a strong development of small and medium-sized businesses. At the end of the year, the volume of industrial output made almost 750 billion tenge. About 30 thousand jobs were created.
"Entrepreneurs of the region played a big role in this. The merits of business are marked by important victories in the competitions "Paryz", "Altyn sapa", the Governor's Office noted.
Thus, by the end of the year the gross regional product reached 2.5 trillion tenge, almost 30% of which was formed by small and medium businesses. As of today, 280 thousand people or every third of the employed population are engaged in business in Almaty region, they make up 43% of revenues to the local budget.