INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT FORUM “AKTOBE INVEST 2017” WILL BE HELD ON OCtOBER 12–13, 2017 IN KAZAKHSTAN
V International investment forum AKTOBE INVEST 2017 will be held on October 12–13, 2017
in Aktobe (Western Kazakhstan).
The main objective of the Investment Forum is to present the investment potential of the region, to promote its favorable investment image and stimulate the flow of domestic and foreign investments into the economy of the Aktobe region.
At the sites of the forum will be presented and discussed the advantages of the region for business, long-term projects for investment, the issues of economic growth in the realities of the world economy, the output of agricultural products for the foreign markets and the integration within the Eurasian Economic Union.
The Forum consistently attracts hundreds of government representatives and officials, institutional investors, business leaders, elected officials, investment research analysts, and investment professionals.
Within the framework of the Forum, guests will be able to act as a speakers at the Plenary session or at one of the panel sessions, as well as visit the industrial zone “Aktobe”. The industrial zone is located on an area of 200 hectares and has all the necessary engineering and communication infrastructure, access roads for road and rail transport and low cost of energy resources.
To date, 49% of the territory of the industrial zone is already occupied by investors, it is projected that free land plots that have all the necessary infrastructure will be fully occupied by industrial facilities in 2018.
The Aktobe region is an investment-attractive one due to the unique combination of an advantageous economic-geographical position, huge industrial potential as well as the provision of transport and communication systems. In the national rating “Doing Business” the Aktobe region ranks second in ease of doing business in Kazakhstan, and the third largest in the field of foreign investment in fixed assets in the Republic of Kazakhstan over the past five years. It is also noteworthy that in the overall rating of ease of doing business, Kazakhstan ranks 35th in the world and in term of “protection of minority investors” — the third place out of 190 countries.
Currently the mineral and raw materials base of the Aktobe region has 340 deposits, more than 700 operating foreign enterprises are located on the territory of the region.
For information and details on registering for the “Aktobe Invest 2017” to be held on 12–13 October in Aktobe, visit the www.investinaktobe.kz