ABOUT KAZAKHSTAN

Construction, urban and landscaping  industry  nowadays is experiencing a real boom and presents a lot of opportunities for foreign companies. Kazakhstan created a dynamic and competitive market and managed to attract considerable foreign investments in the industry.

COUNTRY PROFILE:
Kazakhstan, geographically the largest of the former Soviet republics, excluding Russia, possesses enormous fossil fuel reserves and plentiful supplies of other minerals and metals, such as uranium, copper, and zinc.
Kazakhstan has 16.7 million population.(2011)
GDP per capita is 13.171,81 USD (2013 World Bank)
The economy of Kazakhstan is the largest economy in Central Asia with 243.6 billion USD (2013) GDP.
According to World Bank researchs Kazakhstan is upper middle income country.
Import rate is 52.03 billion USD(2013)
The largest trading partners are Italy, China and Russia. Successfully developing trade relations with non-CIS countries, such as Germany, the Netherlands, Turkey, Switzerland, Romania, France, Austria, the USA, Spain, South Korea, and others.

CONSTRUCTION  & LANDSCAPING SECTOR:
Construction industry especially infrastructure and landscaping sector  nowadays is experiencing a real boom and presents a lot of opportunities for investors. The country created a dynamic and competitive market and managed to attract considerable foreign investments in the industry.
Several regions of Kazakhstan are considered as having a great potential for construction and landscaping  business.
The new capital - Astana - is currently fast growing. The government has allocated funds for building new residential and administrative buildings, entertainment and sport centers, reconstruction of transport infrastructure, water supply system. The estimated total cost for building the new capital is about $6 billion. To stimulate investment, the government grants certain exemptions and tax holidays to companies investing in housing and public utilities construction in Astana.
The construction industry serving Astana is growing quickly, and construction and landscaping  materials for Astana and its outlying regions are in short supply. A former capital, Almaty, remains a business and cultural center of the country. The city is dynamically developing. New business centers, hypermarkets, cultural centers, roads, and other objects are being constructed.