Kazakh foreign trade turnover amounts to over $14 B for 2 months

Business Materials 15 April 2019 12:25 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 15


The volume of foreign trade turnover of Kazakhstan in January-February 2019 in monetary terms amounted to $14.340,2 billion, which is 7.5 percent more than for the same period of 2018, Trend reports with reference to the Committee on Statistics of the Ministry of National economy of Kazakhstan.

The export volume in the reporting period amounted to $9.885,1 billion (an increase of 11.1 percent compared with January-February last year), the volume of imports - $4. 455,1 billion (+ 0.3 percent).

Moreover, the volume of investments in Kazakhstan in fixed assets in January-March 2019 amounted to $5.598, 547 million, which is 7 percent more than in the same period of 2018.

The predominant sources of investment in the reporting period are the own funds of economic entities, the volume of which amounted to $4.906, 068 million.

There was an increase of 92.1 percent of investments in other expenses in the volume of investments in fixed assets.

A significant share of investments in fixed assets was accounted for by mining and quarrying (56.3 percent), real estate operations (12.5 percent) and transport and warehousing (7.1 percent).

The volume of investments of large enterprises amounted to $3.665, 399 million.

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