Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov visited republican fair of achievements of the agro-industrial sector of Kazakhstan “Karaotkel-2012” opened in Astana today.
The leading agricultural producers and processors and producers of good for agrarian business presented their achievements at the exhibitions.
It is worth noting that representatives from all the regions of Kazakhstan participate in the fair. Thus, more than 300 companies including cattle suppliers, agricultural machinery producers and processors of agricultural products participate in the event.
The fair is divided into such blocks as “Equipment and Machinery for Agriculture”, “Exhibition of Achievements of Agro-industrial Complex”, “Exhibition of Farm Livestock”.
Last year, “Karaotkel-2011” fair brought together representatives of over 250 domestic and foreign companies. The first auction of livestock animals was held during the event. Agricultural products totaling 55 million tenge were sold at “Karaotkel-2011”. Agreements worth 70 million tenge were signed as well.