Mill complex in Kostanai region to enter the market of China
Central Asia’s largest automated mill complex with the latest advanced equipment is located in Kostanai region. The enterprise has the production capacity of 155,000 tonnes of flour per year. The mill complex exports its products to countries such as Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Azerbaijan and is set to enter the promising market of China.
OLEG KURTVAPOV, COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR:
- The enterprise is unique. There are no similar enterprises in Kazakhstan, Russia and the entire Central Asian region, including Turkey where it was designed.
VIDADIY YUSSUPOV, DIRECTOR, MILL COMPLEX
- We accessed the Chinese market. We dispatched the first containers. Later, we will sign a contract to deliver 20,000 tonnes of flour to China.
The entire production cycle is automated from the arrival of grain at the elevator to the packaging of the finished products. Digital modernization of the technological process allows controlling the operations online from anywhere in the world. The yield of flour and the amount of processed grain can also be viewed online.
TIMUR MUKASHEV, HEAD OF PRODUCTION
- We have the capacity to produce various types of flour, for confectionery products, cookies, pasta and cakes. All operations are automated.
Kazakhstan’s largest mill complex was launched with foreign capital involvement. 5 billion tenge was allocated for the project implementation.
NIHAT CAN, INVESTOR:
- Investing in the construction of such enterprises in Kazakhstan is profitable due to the favorable business environment created for the investors. The Kazakh Government provided us with the land, helped with the infrastructure and committed to pay off 50 percent of the loan to the bank.
Enterprises of Kostanai region produce more than one million tonnes of flour per year. The high-tech mill complex has increased the regional output 16%.