A state program promotes high-value manufacturing and innovation to boost competitiveness and spur economic growth.
Yerlan Kylbayev is an industrial policy and economics expert. From 1997 to 2005, he served in management roles at Kazakh ministries and agencies, contributing to economic and industrial policy. In recent years, he worked for research organizations Samruk-Kazyna JSC, Kazcontract JSC, and Kazakhstan Institute of Industry Development JSC, and in the banking sector. He holds a PhD in Economics (Candidate of Economics Sciences) and teaches economics at the Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.