"Many people positioning themselves as experts in the economic work in the Government, in the akimats and in the quasi-state sector. They skillfully use the lexis of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund. Now it is time to demonstrate the professionalism, as you are well-known outstanding economists, do something good for our economy," said Tokayev at the session of socio-economic development of Almaty.
He has listed the branches which need their skills.
"As of October 22 the growth of prices for socially significant food products amounted to 8.8% in Kazakhstan and it has reached 10% in Almaty. The fact of prices growth for food products demonstrates the vulnerability of our economy. The references to deteriorating conjuncture on the foreign markets are irrelevant," he said.
He marked that the Government has developed additional measures for creation of new points of economic growth, now these measures must be performed, "otherwise we will face serious problems". The head of state advised to continue the politics of economy diversification first of all through the development of small and medium business, to work on investments attraction in the quasi-state sector.
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