In Astana, every weekend agricultural fairs are taken place. This Saturday residents of the capital will taste the products of the villagers of the East-Kazakhstan and Kostanay regions.
East Kazakhstan region is famous for its high-quality honey not only in Kazakhstan, but in the near and far abroad. Annually International Festival of honey attracts more than 30 countries, and Kazakhstan honey is recognized as the best. At the fair in Astana beekeepers of the region will present more than 20 tons of selected varieties of honey. In addition 55 farms of the region will bring about 15 tons of meat and meat delicacies, 20 tons of vegetable and melon crops and other agricultural products. Most of the farms for many years are working with a group of companies of “KazAgro” National holding.
It should be noted that the total amount of financing of agribusiness entities of the East-Kazakhstan region by “KazAgro” national holding in 2013 amounted to 10.2 billion tenge. Since the beginning of this year, 8 billion tenge was directed to support farmers.
The company in the holding structure, Fund for financial support of agriculture, since the beginning of 2014 has given 535 microloans for amount to 1.4 billion tenge in the region.
“KazAgroFinance” JSC at the end of autumn of the current year closed agreements for purchasing of 470 units of machines for amount of 3.9 billion tenge. In 2013 in the region agreements were closed for purchasing of 494 units of different agricultural machines for amount of 4.4 billion tenge.
In the region the National holding implements 36 investment projects with total cost of 12.8 billion tenge with establishment of 753 job places. Including 24 projects are commissioned with total cost of 9.89 billion tenge and establishment of 655 job places.
More than 60 agricultural producers of Kostanay region will bring to capital fair about 50 tons of meat and meat products, 150 tons of vegetables and fruits and other food goods. To support agribusiness in Kostanay region financial institutions of “KazAgro” National holding from the beginning of the year directed 19.3 billion tenge. In 2013 this indicator amounted to 31.1 billion tenge.
Through “Agrarian credit corporation” JSC in 2014 there were financed 14 loan associations for amount of 1805.5 billion tenge. Through other subsidiary company of the holding – Fund for financial support of agriculture 584 entities of small and medium business in the region received microloans for sum of more than 1 billion tenge, including under “Emloyment-2020” program – 448 microloans for sum of 887.1 million tenge.
Agrarians of the region closed agreements for purchasing of 264 units of machines for amount of 4.8 billion tenge. Investment portfolio of KazAgro for the region includes 41 project with total cost of 30.6 billion tenge. Including 35 projects commissioned with total cost of 27.5 billion tenge. Facilities launching established 899 job places.
“KazAgro” National management holding” JSC implements the state policy on development of agribusiness complex of Kazakhstan by means of providing effective management of investment assets of companies included into its structure.
The Holding includes “Food contract corporation” National company” JSC, “KazAgroProduct” JSC, “KazAgroFinance” JSC, “Agrarian credit corporation” JSC, “Fund for financial support of agriculture” JSC, “KazAgroGarant” JSC and “Kazagromarketing” JSC.
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