Kazakhstan increasing production and export of motor vehicles

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ASTANA (TCA) — Kazakhstan’s automobile manufacturer LLP SaryarkaAvtoProm is expanding the line of motor vehicles produced and increasing exports. This was said during the visit of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev to the company’s plant in Kostanay on May 15, the official website of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reported.

SaryarkaAvtoProm manufactures SsangYong, Toyota, Geely, and Jac vehicles and Iveco commercial vehicles.

The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan was informed on the installation of a new line of welding of bodies of JAC S3 and PEUGEOT 301, and also shown the working shops of coloring of bodies, assembly lines of cars and buses.

Factory workers showed to Sagintayev IVECO Crossway buses, which are already sent to the EXPO 2017 in Astana, and also a production line of cars and commercial vehicles. At the plant, 7 brands are manufactured: Peugeot, SsangYong, Iveco, Hyundai, JAC, JAC Commercial, Ravon and Chevrolet. Besides, production of electric vehicles is being arranged.

The President of Kazakhstan within the Third Modernization of Kazakhstan set the task to develop production of electric vehicles with export orientation.

Today, cars of domestic assembly are sold in the domestic market and in neighboring Russia. The memorandum of cooperation for the delivery of two thousand JAC and Peugeot cars to Tajikistan is in the process of realization.

LLP SaryarkaAvtoProm was formed in 2010. Starting from 2010 until April 2017, a total of 26,345 cars were made at the enterprise. In the 1st quarter 2017, 971 cars were made.

Sergey Kwan

TCA