A new industrial zone was opened in Kostanai

A new industrial zone was opened in Kostanai. There are terms and conditions specially designed for investors. Businesses are provided with a land plot and infrastructure for construction. Entrepreneurs can use services of a bank and notary. According to experts, in 3-4 years the industrial zone will turn into a large production site.

ABAI NURLYBAYEV, DIRECTOR, INDUSTRIAL ZONE DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT:

 - It is planned to build three production plants. One of them is the bolts and washers producing factory. Second one is set to produce equipment for heavy machinery. A third is designed to produce cardboard boxes. The industrial zone’s territory can accommodate over 50 enterprises.

ARKHIMED MUKHAMBETOV, GOVERNOR, KOSTANAI REGION:

 - In addition, we will provide preferences on taxes. This will be much help for investors.

Chinese, Polish and Russian businessmen are interested in the terms and conditions. At the site of the industrial zone, the Russian company began constructing a passenger elevator manufacturing plant. In the spring of next year, the company plans to launch lifts.

MIKHAIL MOLOCHNIKOV, INVESTOR:

- We are considering not only deliveries on Kazakhstan’s territory, but also neighboring countries like the CIS countries. In the future it is planned to export to far-abroad countries.

The industrial zone area is 400 hectares. At the first stage, 120 hectares are allocated for development. China is one of the major investors. Chinese businessmen plan to invest over US$1 billion into production of auto accessories.

VLADIMIR YAROSLAVCEV, SPOKESPERSON, TOBOL SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURIAL CORPORATION:

- In the future, it is planned to locate chemical industry, textile machine-building industry, woodworking enterprises and the production of construction materials on the industrial zone’s territory.

During the first stage of the industrial zone’s construction, the republican budget invested more than 2.5 billion tenge. The same amount is provided for 2018.