Production volume in mechanical engineering sector of Kazakhstan may reach 1 trln tenge in 2014

Date: 10:56, 22-05-2014.

Astana. May 22. KazTAG - Production volume in mechanical engineering sector will be more than 1 trln tenge in 2014, said Meiram Pshembayev, chair of mechanical engineering union of Kazakhstan.

"At the beginning of the state program implementation on accelerated industrial innovational development in 2010 the volume of mechanical engineering production was 220 bln tenge. By the results of 2013 the production increased to 857 mln tenge. This year we expect growth to 1 trln 100 mln," he said.

"New industries appeared in the country. It is locomotives, wagons, electric locomotives, helicopters, gas turbines, cars, tractors- the list is long. Successful implementation let us develop second stage of the program designating 16 priority economy directions. 6 of them- mechanical engineering fields," he concluded.

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