The Development of the Logistics System of Kazakhstan as a Factor in Increasing its Competitiveness

Rauan Yergaliyev, Zhanarys Raimbekov
2016 Procedia Economics and Finance  
Efficient logistics system is an important factor for stable economic growth of the state. Rational use of transport and logistics capabilities of the country stimulates the rapid development of related industries and sectors of the economy. In a globalizing world economy and the expansion of integration processes with the introduction of the Eurasian Economic Union, Kazakhstan is implementing an ambitious strategic goal of building a competitive economy. In this context, a key role in
more » ... ey role in achieving these goals must go to efficient transport and logistics system, which should provide not only a high and efficient transport connectivity in the country, but also the necessary level of integration of Kazakhstan into the global transport and logistics network. And in today's Kazakhstan, the level of logistics costs in the manufacturing complex is one of the highest in the world, the share of logistics costs in the final cost of production is approximately 20-25%. In this case, the global average is 11%, in China -14% in the EU -11% in the US and Canada -10%. At present, the lack of efficiency of the transport system of Kazakhstan is a brake on the development of the economy as a whole. In this regard, there is a question of logistics research in Kazakhstan and its impact on the country's economic growth. This article discusses the problems and obstacles to the development of the logistics system of Kazakhstan and ways of their solutions, the analysis of the logistic capacity of the country
doi:10.1016/s2212-5671(16)30242-8 fatcat:2jacynre4va5rldjg7kbx3uqam