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Growth observed in 14 sectors of industry – PM

15 July 2019 11:51

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Today, at the Government’s enlarged meeting, Prime Minister Askar Mamin informed of acceleration of the country’s economic growth from 2.9% to 4.1% since the beginning of the year, Kazinform correspondent reports.

«The main sources of growth are industry, construction, transport and agriculture,» the Prime Minister said.

3.4% growth is observed in processing sector, namely in machine-building, oil processing, non-ferrous metallurgy, pharmacy and other spheres, Askar Mamin noted.

Mining industry sees a 2.1% rise, he added.

However, a 5.1% slowdown was recorded in coal extraction due to weak external demand. As for oil production, 2.1% decrease is observed due to planned repair works at Kashagan.

«Growth is observed in 14 sectors of industry,» stressed Mamin.