Concept of RFCA development until 2020 to be reconsidered by December 1 - Kelimbetov
Astana. June 2. KazTAG - The development concept of regional financial center (RFCA) until 2020 will be reconsidered by December 1 this year, said Kairat Kelimbetov, chairman of the National Bank.
"It was decided to reconsider the development concept of financial center of Almaty until 2020 and this document must be adopted by December 1 2014. All the state bodies will be attracted to the document preparation as well as consultants of the European bank of reconstruction and development, Asian development bank, World Bank and Islamic development bank," he said.
In his words the leading consultants on financial centers development, global financial centers and Islamic financing will be attracted to develop the updates of the concept.
Experience of such centers as Hong Kongwill be taken into account during the concept development.
"There is a global index of competitiveness of financial centers; there are 83 of them in the world. Today Almaty takes the 58th place being ahead of such cities as Moscow, Warsawand Manila. But to enter the top 50 we need to do big work. The task that we set is to enter the top 10 biggest Asian Financial Centers," he said.
In his words today Almaty is ranked 13th on this index.