In January 2013, investment in fixed capital of Kazakhstan grew by 7.5% compared to the same period of the last year. On 14 February 2013 this was announced by A. Smailov, the head of the Agency for Statistics at a briefing on the results of socio-economic development of the country in January 2013. In January 2013, investment in fixed assets amounted to 217.7 billion tenge, which is 7.5% more than in January 2012, as A. Smailov said.
According to information of the Agency for Statistics, in 2012, GDP amounted to 30 072.5 billion tenge and increased by 5% in comparison with 2011. The share of production in the GDP structure amounted to 40.7%, services – 52.9%. Regarding other indicators of socio-economic development of the country, in January 2013, the short-term economic indicator was 102% compared to that of January 2012, and the volume of industrial production reached 1,485 billion tenge, which is 0.7% higher than the same period of 2012.
In January 2013 the volume of agricultural GDP amounted to 64.6 billion, which is 1.4% less than in January 2012. In January one could also observe a decrease of turnover in the country, so its performance decreased by 8.2% compared to January 2012, and amounted to 34.8 billion US Dollars.
Source: Press Service of the Prime Minister.