USA is among top three investors in Kazakhstan

The gross inflow of foreign direct investment into Kazakhstan from the United States since 2005 has amounted to $48.8 billion, which is about 13.5% of all foreign investment attracted to the country. Thus, the United States is one of the three main investors in the country’s economy, Kazinform reports.

American investors more than other areas have invested in the mining sector. The volume of these investments is about 30% of all funds raised in mining in Kazakhstan.

A small amount of direct investment from the United States was recorded in financial and insurance activities (share of 6.6%) and exploration (9.8%).

As of January 1, 2022, 695 enterprises with US capital are registered in the country, of which 658 are small, 15 are medium enterprises and 22 are large.

168 Kazakh-American enterprises are concentrated in wholesale and retail trade, 181 companies – in other types of services, 83 – in professional, scientific and technical activities. There are only 36 American enterprises in the manufacturing industry.

According to the results of research in 2021, the largest investors in Kazakhstan are: 1. The Netherlands 2. USA 3. Switzerland 4. Russia 5. Great Britain.,
Sept. 19, 2022