AKIPRESS.COM - Mayor of Nur-Sultan Altai Kulginov at the extended government session said that the gross regional product of the capital grew by 7.2% in 2019, the press service of the PM said.
Kulginov noted positive results in the socio-economic development of the capital. The volume of industrial production increased by 12%. A number of small and medium enterprises increased by 8%. Growth in trade exceeded 5%, he said.
At the end of 2019, according to two indicators that slowed development, there was an increase compared to the first half of the year:
The index of physical volume of housing increased by 8.2%;
The volume of attracted investments increased by 4% and reached 914 billion tenge;
The construction work index was 102.8%, an increase of 22.1%.
According to the mayor, 27 thousand people were employed in 2020. 23 thousand of them were employed for permanent jobs, he noted.