SEZ Saryarka


1. Characteristics






534,9 ha (7 subzones). Currently about 290 hectares are available for projects.

Infrastructure readiness

  • 1st and 2nd stage (approach railway track, administrative center, roads, power and water stations…) completed.

  • 3rd stage (railway track, 2 overhead passings, SEZ perimeter fencing) shall be completed in 2016.

Type of activities targeted

  1. Metallurgy industry

  2. Manufacture of finished metal goods excluding machines and equipment

  3. Manufacture of engines and turbines excluding aircraft, automobile, and motorcycle engines

  4. Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers, and semitrailers

  5. Manufacture of computers, electronic and optical products

  6. Manufacture of electric equipment

  7. Manufacture of chemical industry products

  8. Manufacture of resin and plastic products

  9. Manufacture of construction materials and non-metallic mineral products

  10. Manufacture of hydraulic equipment

  11. Manufacture of miscellaneous pumps, compressors, stoppers, and valves

  12. Manufacture of miscellaneous faucets and taps

  13. Manufacture of bearings, gear, geared transmission elements, and drives

  14. Manufacture of stoves, furnaces, and burners

  15. Manufacture of lifting and load-transfer equipment

  16. Manufacture of manual electrically operated tools

  17. Manufacture of industrial refrigerating and ventilating equipment

  18. Manufacture of treaters for liquid minerals

  19. Manufacture of equipment for production, dispersion or sputtering or liquid minerals or powders

  20. Manufacture of purification equipment for oil refining, chemical industry, beverage production industry

  21. Manufacture of centrifugal machines (excluding cream separators and drying units)

  22. Manufacture of cooling towers for direct cooling by water recirculation

  23. Manufacture of agricultural and forestry equipment

  24. Manufacture of metal forming equipment

  25. Manufacture of miscellaneous metal-working machinery

  26. Manufacture of machines and equipment for metallurgy industry

  27. Manufacture of machines for mining industry, underground extraction and construction

  28. Manufacture of equipment for production and processing of food products, beverages, and tobacco products

  29. Manufacture of equipment for production of textile, sewing, fur, and leather products

  30. Manufacture of machines for production of paper and cardboard

  31. Manufacture of equipment for processing of resins, plastic, and other polymeric materials


2. Projects

Main projects successfully completed

  • Plant of preisolated pipes, “Hyonvu Central Asia polyurethane” LLP.

  • Production of spherical cranes, “Byomer Armatura” LLP.

  • Production of high-quality pre-insulated steel pipes for heating and laying pipelines, “Isoplus Central Asia” LLP.

Current and future projects related

  • Development of engineering and metalworking industries;

  • Construction of facilities for processing agricultural products.


3. The city of Karaganda

The SEZ Saryarka is located in Karaganda region, on the Bukhara-Zhyrau district, only 16 km away from the regional capital Karaganda.

Karaganda is an industrial city, originally built to exploit nearby coal mines (Temirtau) using the work of prisoners of labor camps. After being during a long time the 2nd city of Kazakhstan, it is now the fourth most populous city in Kazakhstan, behind Almaty (Alma-Ata), Astana and Shymkent. Universities and theaters of Karaganda enjoy an excellent reputation.


550 km²




  • Mining and manufacturing industry (46% of GRP); agroindustry

  • Average regional monthly salary: 118,556 KZT (around 350 $)


Humid continental climate with warm summers and very cold winters. 101 days of snow a year in average.

Land type

Vast area of uninhabited steppe

Mayor's office website

Tax and customs preferences:
- corporate income tax is 0%
- property tax - 0%
- VAT on imported goods - 0%
- duties - 0%
- land tax - 0%
- land rent - 0 (for 10 years)
- concessional infrastructure services
- The simplified procedure for hiring foreign labor.

Requirements for application for registration as a participant in the SEZ.
The applicant submits an application for the status of SEZ in the proper party management company.

The application shall be accompanied by:
1) profile of the applicant in the form approved by the authority;
2) a notarized copy of the certificate of state registration (re-registration) of a legal entity (legalized document certifying state. Registered in a foreign country);
3) a notarized copy of the identity document of the first head of the applicant;
4) a notarized copy of the taxpayer - to January 1, 2012 or a notarized copy of the document with an identification number - from 1 January 2012;
5) a notarized copy of memorandum of association (legalized document);
6) a notarized copy of the decision of the supreme body of the legal entity operating on the territory of a special economic zone (legalized document);
7) а copy of the financial statements of the last reporting date, signed by the head of the applicant or his deputy, as well as the chief accountant (accountant);
8) a feasibility study of the project that meets the requirements established by the authority;
9) сheck the servicing bank on movement of money in the bank accounts of the applicant (the absence of catalogs) and the credit report from the credit bureau that contains information about full or partial information available on the credit history;
10) а certificate from the tax authority at the place of registration of the presence or absence of taxes and other obligatory payments to the budget.
11) а copy of a certificate of absence of state registration as a taxpayer with tax authorities of Kazakhstan for foreign applicants are not taxpayers RK legalized document - notarized translation into Kazakh and / or Russian languages.
12) help with «First Credit Bureau" the lack of credit debts.

Republic of Kazakhstan, 100408, Karaganda,
Bukhar - Zhyrau district, village board, accounting block 028, plot 1383

Tel.: +7 (7212) 40 50 60
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Association of participants of special economic zones of Kazakhstan "SezUnion"