Fund Samruk-Kazyna to create register of domestic commodity producers
Astana. January 20. Kazakhstan Today - The Fund of National Welfare Samruk-Kazyna will create the register of domestic commodity producers. The chairman of the fund, Kayrat Kelimbetov, informed today during the meeting with businessmen concerning purchases from domestic manufacturers, the agency reports. "Samruk-Kazyna Fund includes about 500 organizations. Volume of purchases for 2009 by five largest companies (KazMunaiGas, Kazakhstan temir zholy, Kazakhtelecom, Kazpochta and KEGOK) is planned to be more than 685 billion KZT," K. Kelimbetov informed. The priority will be given to domestic manufacturers. "For this purpose the fund will form the register of domestic manufacturers. The companies in this group of the fund can buy the goods directly from the diligent suppliers," he noted. According to the amendments in the legislation, the national companies with the state participation at the rate of more than 50 % have been exempted from the jurisdiction of the Law on State Purchases. They have the right to make purchases through the tender, inquiry of price offers, direct purchases, the organized electronic tenders or the open commodity exchanges, Samruk-Kazyna press service explained.
Resourse: Kazakhstan Today