Investment in Astana on exponential growth curve

Investment in Astana: Nearly KZT4.8tr has been invested in Astana’s economy since 1998, with volumes of investment up 28% over the same period, according to the city’s  Mayor Imangali Tasmagambetov.  “The city’s population has increased almost three times over the past 16 years, the gross regional product more than fourfold, and Astana’s contribution to Kazakhstan’s GDP six  times, from 1.5% to about 10%,” he told delegates at the Astana Invest 2014 Forum this week. Kazinform