8.02.2017 Earlier, at the enlarged session of the Government chaired by the President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Minister reported that the volume of services rendered was 58% of the GDP structure at the end of 2016.
"It is clear that not all services can be exported. But, in such services as education, healthcare, IT and other professional services, we have significant potential on the territory of Central Asia and neighboring regions of Russia. A special attention will be given to export of these types of services," T. Suleymenov said at a press conference.
As for the export market, according to the minister, it will be the surrounding states, in particular, the Russian Federation, the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union, China and Central Asian countries. In addition, to date, negotiations with partners in the opening of preferential free trade zones with countries such as India, Iran, are underway.
It should be reminded that the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan considered a work plan for the first half of 2017. Minister of National Economy of Kazakhstan T. Suleymenov reported that the concept of the National Export Strategy of Kazakhstan will be developed in order to create an institutional framework for the effective development of the manufacturing industry and the promotion of exports of Kazakh products. The strategy is at an early stage of writing and preparation.