Prime Minister of Kazakhstan A. Mamin and President of Tatarstan R. Minnikhanov gave a start to the construction of a tire plant in Saran
Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin and the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov gave the construction of the Tire Production Plant in the Karaganda region, Saran.
The project implements KamaTyresKZ LLP - joint venture "Group of Companies "Allur" JSC and PJSC TATNEFT. The production capacity of the plant at the first stage will be 3.5 million multi-profile tires annually with the subsequent to 9 million tires per year.
The factory will increase the level of localization of automotive production of the Republic of Kazakhstan and ensure import substitution of tires. At the same time, 40% of products are planned to be exported. The implementation of the project is scheduled for the end of 2022. The total investment will be 125 billion tenges.
The factory will create over 1,100 new highly skilled jobs. The staff of the enterprise has already begun to undergo an internship on tire companies of PJSC TATNEFT.
The head of government stressed that the construction project of the tire plant indicates a particular practical expansion of industrial cooperation between Kazakhstan and Russia.
"Building a tire factory in Saran will provide a multiplicative effect on the economy of the Karaganda region and, in general, Kazakhstan, increasing its competitiveness and creating new highly qualified jobs. The plant will become one of the largest in the region, its products will have high export potential, "said A. Mamin.
Tatarstan President R. Minnikhanov noted in his speech that Kazakhstan is one of the leading foreign partners of Tatarstan. In 2020, despite the pandemic, the turnover rose by 14% and exceeded $ 630 million.
"I am certain, the construction and launch of the tire plant will become an important element of the complex of measures to ensure the intensive socio-economic development of Kazakhstan, and will also serve as a further expansion of Tatarstan-Kazakhstan cooperation for the benefit of strengthening relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan," he said.
In the filling ceremony of concrete under the construction of a tire plant on the territory of the industrial zone in the Rubber Products region, Akim Karaganda region Zhenis Kasymbek, Minister of Industry and Infrastructure Development Beibut Atamkulov, General Director of TATNEFT PJAN Nail Maganov, Chairman of the Board of Directors of "Group of Companies "Allur" JSC Andrey Lavrentiev and Director of KamaTyresKZ LLP, Alexander Smyshlyaev.
In the presence of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan A. Mamin and President of Tatarstan R. Minnikhanov, between JSC "NC" KazMunayGas "and PJSC TATNEFT signed an agreement on basic conditions for cooperation in the project production of butadiene rubber used in the modifications of bitumen, the manufacture of adhesives, adhesives, rubber, and environmentally friendly tires. The term of project implementation - 2021-2025, production capacity - 186 thousand tons of butadiene rubber and 170 thousand tons of isobutane per year.
Additionally, an agreement on the intention of building a bitumen plant in Kazakhstan was signed between the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan and PJSC Tatneft.
Within the framework of the working trip to the Karaganda region, the head of government of Kazakhstan and the President of Tatarstan also got acquainted themselves with the work of the largest “Global City” wholesale-distribution center, which binds the streams of agricultural trade in the direction of North-South.