As part of his working trip to the Karaganda region, Prime Minister Askar Mamin, as well as Chair of the Board of the world's largest bus manufacturer — Yutong Group — Tang Yuxiang (online), took part in the opening of a small-knot production line of buses and special equipment of the Yutong brand at the plant in Saran.
The project is being implemented by QazTehna LLP as part of a program to modernize the country's bus fleet.
Until now, the plant has been producing buses using the DKD method. The launch of the CKD small-unit production line will expand the number of new jobs at the plant to 1,000 people. The capacity will be 1,200 buses and 500 pieces of special equipment per year. The level of localization of production will exceed 50%.
The Head of Government got acquainted with the development of the Saran industrial zone, incl. with the progress of the tire production project. The project is being implemented by KamaTyresKZ LLP with the participation of PJSC TATNEFT. The plant's capacity at the first stage will be 3.5 million multi-purpose tires annually, with subsequent increase to 9 million tires a year.