Darkhan Satybaldy, the Akim of the Turkistan Region, held talks with Igor Gummennyy, the head of the Ukrainian company UBC Group, to discuss the establishment of a factory in Turkistan for producing refrigerators, refrigerated shelves, and freezers designed for cooling beverages, QazMonitor reports citing the Akimat’s press service.
Satybaldy expressed readiness to provide support for the manufacturing plant's construction, including land, infrastructure, and specialized workforce training. He highlighted the region's special economic and industrial zones and emphasized the development of a roadmap for the project.
In response, Igor Gumennyy expressed his gratitude and revealed UBC Group's intentions to launch a significant enterprise in Kazakhstan. He described UBC Group as a prominent manufacturing company in Eastern Europe, with products in high demand in European and Asian markets. The plan involves an initial workforce of 300 employees, with eventual expansion to 1,200 employees when operating at full capacity. Specialized training will be provided for local residents, and the company envisions exporting 60% of the products manufactured there.
As part of the visit, Ukrainian investors also toured Turkistan's special economic and industrial zones, as well as those in Kentau and Ordabasy District.