Kazakhstan develops its motor industry - Kazakhstan Vice Prime Minister
Astana. November 5. Kazakhstan Today - Kazakhstan develops its motor industry. Vice Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Umirzak Shukeev, informed at the expanded session of parliamentary fraction of NDP Nur Otan concerning development of mechanical engineering within the limits of realization the Strategy of industrially-innovative development of Kazakhstan for 2003-2015 on Tuesday, the agency reports. "The motor industry in Kazakhstan is developing at high rates," U. Shukeev said. As an example he named the motor assembly factory of JSC Company Asia-Auto. Total amount of investments of the enterprise by 2008 has made $50 million. Today 350 people work in the factory producing various modifications of motor vehicles, such as Niva, Schkoda, and Chevrolet. For the first half of 2008 almost 20 thousand cars have been produced," U. Shukeev informed. "The agreement that provides considerable expansion of geography of sales of production of this factory was signed recently in Aktobe with the Russian companies, which include the markets of Siberia, Altay, the Far East and Central Asia," Vice Prime Minister informed. "It is planned to produce up to 120 thousand cars a year," he noted. According to U. Shukeev, development of oil-and-gas, railway, and agricultural mechanical engineering are priority spheres in Kazakhstan.
Resourse: Kazakhstan Today