November 21, The III International Investment Forum "Karaganda Invest - 2012" was held in Karaganda. The forum was organized by Administration of Karaganda region, with the support of the Government of Kazakhstan.
Forum on "A new look at investment opportunities in the Karaganda region" aims to encourage the inflow of domestic and foreign investments in the region under the State Program of Forced Industrial-Innovative Development of Kazakhstan.
The forum was attended by Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Minister of Industry and New Technologies Asset Isekeshev, Mayor of Karaganda region Abelgazi Kusainov, head of Fund " Damu “RA in the Karaganda region, heads of banks and financial institutions, foreign ambassadors and representatives of international and domestic business, experts in the field of economics and investment.
The forum was also attended by delegations from countries near and far abroad, representatives of diplomatic missions of 20 countries, including the ambassadors of Vietnam, Georgia, India, Iran, Canada, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Ukraine, Estonia and Japan.
"Karaganda Invest-2012" - is one of the final events of the year in the field of investment to our country. The forum participants discussed the investment attractiveness of the Karaganda region in the industrial, transportation and energy industries. The main topics for discussion - were a new project in the traditional for region of Karaganda mining and metallurgical industries and potential in the field of agriculture and tourism.
In addition, forum guests got acquainted with the investment projects which are being implemented in the region. An exclusive exhibition was organized for them.
The Forum resulted in contracts which were signed with potential investors in the amount of about 330 billion tenge.