Almost all sectors of the real economy and certain services showed a growing trend in Kazakhstan in January-October.
While addressing the November 10 government session, Kazakh Economy Minister Ruslan Dalenov listed the real economic sectors and certain services that saw growth, including construction – a 10.7% rise, information and communications – an 8.2% growth, agriculture – a 5.2% rise and manufacturing – a 3.2% increase.
He also said that during the period there was a decline in some sectors, including transport by 17.3%, commerce by 9.4%, scientific and technical activities by 5.2%, real estate transactions by 4.6% and administrative services by 4.4%.
Earlier at the session, the minister spoke about a 1.9% rise in goods production and a 6.1% decline in service production, resulting in the GDP contraction by 2.9%. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)