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Working trip to the East Kazakhstan region: Bakytzhan Sagintayev gets acquainted with the development of the manufacturing industry in Semey

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During his working visit to the East Kazakhstan region, Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev visited industrial facilities in Semey, where he got acquainted with the development of domestic engineering.

As part of familiarization with the industrial development of the region, in particular the engineering industry, the Prime Minister visited Daewoo Bus Kazakhstan LLP and SemAZ LLP. Bakytzhan Sagintayev inspected the work of the car assembly plant, got acquainted with the technological process and the range of spare parts and batteries produced, the quality of assembly of vehicles at various stages of readiness.

In the structure of the gross regional product of the East Kazakhstan, the share of manufacturing is 31.8%. The volume of industrial production in 2017 amounted to 1581.5 billion tenge. In 2017, the manufacturing industry increased the production of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers by 88.1%, pharmaceutical products by 3.7 times, chemical products by 16.2%, electrical equipment by 74.8%, and other end products by 22, 3%. In January-August 2018 the volume of industrial production amounted to 1187.8 billion tenge. The volume index is 108.7%.

The company specializes in the production of urban and suburban passenger buses Daewoo. At the same time, this year Daewoo Bus Kazakhstan mastered the production of Gazelle NEXT cars with an all-metal body for intercity passenger traffic.

In 2017, 136 buses were produced amounting to 3 billion tenge. In January-August of the current year, industrial products were produced amounting to 2.3 billion tenge: 82 Daewoo buses were produced, which is 7.9% higher than last year, – Director General of SemAZ LLP and Daewoo Bus Kazakhstan LLP A. Duskuzhanov said.

In general, the company is focused on the production and export of competitive goods. Today the products are in demand in the domestic market and in the countries of the Customs Union and the CIS. Considering that the plant’s capacity amounts to 1200 buses per year, work is underway to enter new markets.

As reported by A. Duskuzhanov, the company specializes in the production of Belarus tractors and trucks. During 8 months, products were manufactured amounting to 4.2 billion tenge. 170 Belarus tractors, 186 trucks, including 74 SHACMAN trucks, 30 Foton trucks and 82 Ural trucks were produced. In addition, the company plans to expand its product line, including through the development of a new model of trucks with a lifting capacity of 40 tons and the launch of the Gazel Business, Gazel NEXT assembly line.

Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan

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