High-Tech Industrial Zone to be established in Ust-Kamenogorsk
UST-KAMENOGORSK. 18.01.2010. KAZINFORM /Liudmila Malko/ Establishment of "High-Tech Industrial Zone" in Ust-Kamenogorsk including "Metallurgy Center" and "Design Engineering Bureau" on the basis of "Altai" technological cluster was discussed in order to increase the Kazakh content in the production of the ore-mining complex. KZT 1 bln was allocated for this purpose from the republican budget. Regional Governor Berdybek Saparbayev said it last week at the enlarged sitting of the regional akimat with participation of Governors of all levels. He also noted that the Regional Industrialization Map was developed as well within the formation of industrial-innovative development of the region. 80 projects to the amount of KZT 740 bln were approved and submitted to corresponding Ministries for mutual approval. 40 projects to the amount of KZT 60 bln will be realized in the nearest future. It was stated at the session that in order to promote the regional production it was presented in 13 regions and 24 memos were signed between the regional enterprises and regions of Kazakhstan to the amount of over KZT 1 bln last year. Besides, 355 enterprises of the region purchased goods and services to the amount of KZT 250 bln last year 80% out of which is of the Kazakh content.