Received: 2020-11-20  |  Accepted: 2021-03-09  |  Published: 2021-06-30

Title

The role of SME s in water supply and sewerage: a case of Kazakhstan


Abstract

The article examines the problems and features of the state of the life-supporting infrastructure, namely the water supply and wastewater disposal sector on the example of Kazakhstan. The role and prospects for the development of small and medium-sized businesses for the development of this sector are also determined. The results of the SWOT analysis of the development of the water supply and sanitation sector in Kazakhstan (taking into account the implementation of state investment programs) are presented, as well as the analysis of existing problems and a number of recommendations on the results of the study.


Keywords

Kazakhstan, water supply, sewerage, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), state regulation of the economy, tariffs, life-supporting infrastructure


JEL classifications

H54 , Q25 , Q28 , R10


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jesi/article/817


DOI


Pages

197-216


Funding

This research was supported by the project, which has received funding from European Union within the framework of the Central Asia Invest V grant program “Increasing the competitiveness of small businesses (The project "Building the capacity of industry associations serving engineering companies in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan" ACA / 2019 / 412-712).

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Authors

Shevyakova, Anna
LLP "Kurylysexpertproject", Karaganda, Kazakhstan http://kep-project.kz
PI "Academy Bolashaq", Karaganda, Kazakhstan https://bolashaq.edu.kz
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Petrenko, Yelena
Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, Russian Federation http://www.rea.ru
LLP "Rational solutions", Karaganda, Kazakhstan http://rationale.biz
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Journal title

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues

Volume

8


Number

4


Issue date

June 2021


Issue DOI


ISSN

ISSN 2345-0282 (online)


Publisher

VšĮ Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

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