2,300 rail cars of a new modification are going to be released in Pavlodar region in 2018, governor Bulat Bakauov informed.
“Last year due to support of the government Kazakhstan’s Wagon-Building Company, which had been idle for two years, resumed production. As a result we increased growth of machine engineering industry 1.2-fold. This year we plan to release 2,300 wagons of a new modification,” he said.
According to the governor, the region’s economy grew by 5.4% last year.
“This is the highest indicator in the last 6 years”, Bulat Bakauov said. “Historically our region has always been developing industrially. During the year the overall growth of the sector amounted to 105.1%. Processing industry grew by 103.4%”.
Today the processing industry of Pavlodar region makes up 65% of the total industrial production, according to Bulat Bakauov. The region remains the main supplier of electric power in the country – 40% of the overall volume. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)