Kazakhstan and Turkey agreed on cooperation in machinery industry
On March 2, 2021, a round table was held in an online format with the participation of the Chairman of the Board of the ALE “The association of Kazakhstan machinery industry” Meiram Pshembayev, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Machinery Federation (MAKFED) Adnan Dalgakiran, Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the Republic of Turkey Abzal Saparbekuly, representatives of the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in the Republic Kazakhstan, regional representative of JSC NC “Kazakh Invest” in Turkey Nurlan Akhmetov.
During the meeting, the parties discussed the potential of cooperation in machinery industry between the two countries.
The Chairman of the Board of the ALE “The association of Kazakhstan machinery industry” Meiram Pshembaev spoke about the development of the machinery industry in Kazakhstan. He also noted that the annual imports of machinery products are $ 17 billion, and their own domestic production is $ 4.3 billion. This opens up great opportunities for Turkish producers to create a new joint production in Kazakhstan.
Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Turkey A. Saparbekuly presented important information on the export potential and investment opportunities of the two countries. A. Saparbekuly emphasized the importance of attracting advanced technologies of Turkey to Kazakhstan, as well as the need to strengthen cooperation between the two associations.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Mechanical Engineering Federation (MAKFED) Adnan Dalgakiran noted that Kazakhstan is a fraternal country and a priority partner of Turkey. Turkish machine builders expressed their readiness to attend the IX Forum of Kazakhstan Machine Builders, as well as to consider the implementation of potential projects in Kazakhstan.
Following the meeting, the heads of the machine-building associations of the two countries, M. Pshembaev and A. Dalgakiran, signed an Action Plan for 2021, which includes the organization of joint events aimed at developing the machine-building industry in Kazakhstan and Turkey.