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7 Dicembre 2022

Kazakistan

KAZAKHSTAN-EDB-INVESTMENT-GROWTH

EDB boosts investment in Kazakhstan's projects to $1.2 billion in 2022In 2022, the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) increased investments in the projects in Kazakhstan to $1.2 billion, which is above last year's levels, the bank said.Kazakh Prime Minister, EDB Council Chair Alikhan Smailov discussed the EDB's performance in 2022 and targets for 2023 with the bank’s CEO Nikolai Podguzov on Tuesday.Podguzov said that EDB plans to direct another $1.1 billion to the priority sectors of the Kazakh economy next year. In total, $3.8 billion will be provided to finance projects in Kazakhstan until 2026."The dynamics of 2022 and the forecast for 2023 suggest that the five-year investment plan can be completed in a shorter time. Next year, the financing priorities will lie with the projects in logistics infrastructure, water management, food and energy security, and environment,"  Podguzov was quoted in a press release.Smailov praised EDB's results and highlighted the importance of increasing the number of cooperation projects that benefit all participating countries."The bank's performance is quite good, and the financial results are positive. It is necessary to keep up the pace and increase the pool of projects," he said.The Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) is an international financial organization, founded by Russia and Kazakhstan in January 2006 for the purposes of assisting the development of the market economies of its state members, as well as ensuring their stable economic growth and expanding trading operations. The states participating in the bank are Russia and Kazakhstan (founders), as well as Armenia, Tajikistan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan (members). (ICE ALMATY)


Fonte notizia: INTERFAX