Akim of Pavlodar region met with representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture of Israel and a large corporation “Polevoi Group”. Foreign investors are ready to invest in the development of irrigation, meat production and fish farming in our region, the press service of the akimat informed.
In Astana, investors signed a $ 200 million contract with the KazAgro holding, a large part of which can be invested in the Pavlodar region.
– Within the above amount, we are ready to consider a number of projects in your region, in particular in plant growing and animal husbandry. We have already been informed about some of them, “Vladimir Polevoy, president of Polevoi Group corporation, said.
Investors are ready to invest up to 75% of the finance in each project. True, provided that the remaining funds will be invested by a representative of the Kazakh side.
“We can bring new technologies to your region,” said Arie Goldstein, a financier from Israel. – To achieve success in the implementation of projects, we are ready not only to finance them, but also to train specialists with the help of our staff. We were recommended to start with the Pavlodar region and we are counting on the help of local authorities.
The head of the region promised: investors will receive any help.
“We believe that you can be interested in the production of poultry meat – in our region there is a market for this type of product, besides it can be imported,” said Bulat Bakauov. – Another interesting area is irrigation, for which we have access to inexpensive water and land. You can develop meat and dairy cattle breeding in our region, greenhouse production – for this there is cheap electricity. Also in the region 500-700 thousand tons of wheat are grown, but only 30% of this volume is processed – what is not the potential for the development of flour production?
The guests intend to consider all the projects. In addition, they were interested in the possibility of growing salmon in Pavlodar. Investors are ready to produce fish and import it refrigerated into other countries by air.
The photo was provided by the press service of the akimat of Pavlodar region.