SEZ Chemical Parc Taraz


1. Characteristics






505 ha


Phase 1: completion expected at the end of 2016:

  • Road access, gas supply: almost completed

  • Power supply, water conduit: 75-80% completed

  • Railroad access: 65% completed

Phase 2: completion expected at the end of 2018

Priority activities

  1. Manufacturing industry (except for production of food, drinks, tobacco products, wooden and pith products, products from straws and materials for weaving, furniture, press and reproduction of the written-down materials, and repair and installation of cars and the equipment);
  2. Construction and commissioning of the facilities intended directly for implementation of priority and auxiliary activities within the design and budget documentation.

Official website


2. Projects

Current projects

  • 16 projects for an investment portfolio of 2,6 Md USD

  • "CHEM-plus" LLP: production of inorganic chemical products, pesticides and other agrochemical products

  • "Qadam Industries" LLP: production of pesticides and other agrochemical products

  • "Kyzylorda Munay Gas" LLP: production of methanol

  • «Central Asia Chemical» LLP: production of ethylene polymers and hydrogen peroxide

  • «Inter-marketing» LLP: manufacture of organosulfuric products

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3. The Zhambyl region

This southern province was named after the Kazakh folk singer Jambyl Jabayev. It borders Kyrgyzstan, and is very near Uzbekistan. The regional capital Taraz (formerly Dzhambul) presents a rich history as one of the oldest cities in Kazakhstan, build and populated by the ancient Sogdians. The medieval city of Talas was also a major trade center along the Silk Road. The soviet era brought a fast-paced industrialization.

The SEZ Chemical Park is located 15 km away from the city of Chu and 242 km away from Taraz. The local mining and chemical raw materials of the Zhambyl region’s field provide production of the main types of products planned to release on the territory of SEZ “Chemical park Taraz”.


144,200 km²


1,100,000 (406,000 in Taraz)


  • Mining (especially rock phosphate around Karatau). The region concentrates 71.9% of reserves of phosphorite of the country.

  • Irrigated agriculture on the Chu River valley

  • Average monthly salary: 89,579 KZT (around 265 USD)


Dry continental.

Land type

Mostly flat desert and some mountains.

Major's office website


Competitive advantages of SEZ:
- Close to sources of raw materials to production facilities.
- Ability to provide unique products to the Chinese market, such as IDAN.
- The synergy.
- Lowest taxes in the CIS (CPN - 0% VAT - 0% Land tax - 0% Property Tax - 0%).
- Low price for gas.

Attractiveness to investors.
- 70% share in export of chemical sector companies in the region.
- Developed transport hub with the directions in all regions of the country and neighboring countries (Russia, China, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan).
- Availability of rich mineral deposits (phosphates, salt, natural gas, ores, etc.)

Tax and customs preferences (incentives) for SEZ participants
- Corporate income tax is 0%
- Land tax - 0%
- Property Tax - 0%
- VAT on imported goods - 0%
- Customs duties - 0%
- Land rent - 0

Requirements for application for registration as a participant in the SEZ.

Shall be accompanied by the following documents on paper and (or) electronic media:
1) profile of the applicant in the form approved by the authority;
2) A certificate of state registration (re-registration) of a legal entity;
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, 2013 or a notarized copy of the document with an identification number - from 1 January 2013;
5) a notarized copy of the constitution of the legal entity;
6) a notarized copy of the decision of the supreme body of the legal entity operating on the territory of the special economic zone;
7) A 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) Check 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) A certificate from the tax authority at the place of registration of the presence or absence of taxes and other obligatory payments to the budge;

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Republic of Kazakhstan, Zhambyl region, Shu str. Shakirov 24

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Association of participants of special economic zones of Kazakhstan "SezUnion"