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SEZ Astana - New City



1. Characteristics

Creation 2002
Term 2027
Territory 7634.71 ha
Infrastructure readiness
  • Industrial park n°1: 80%;
  • Industrial park n°2: 0% (developing master plan and feasibility study).
Type of activities targeted
  1. production of other non-metallic mineral products;
  2. production of machinery and equipment;
  3. production of household electrical devices;
  4. production of rubber and plastic products;
  5. production of chemical products;
  6. metal industry;
  7. production of electrical equipment, including electric light equipment;
  8. production of glass components for illuminating devices;
  9. food production;
  10. production of wood pulp and cellulose, paper and cardboard;
  11. furniture production;
  12. production of motor vehicles, trailers and semitrailers;
  13. production of railway locomotives and rolling stock;
  14. production of aircrafts and spacecrafts;
  15. production of basic drug products and pharmaceuticals;
  16. production of electronic components;
Official website www.astanasez.kz/en/

2. Projects

Main projects successfully completed
  • Administrative and business center regrouping emblematic buildings of Astana, such as the Palace of Independence, the residence of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Palace of Peace and Reconciliation etc.;

  •  Production of photovoltaic modules by Astana Solar LLP;

  • Assemblage and maintenance of helicopters by Eurocopter Kazakhstan Engineering LLP;

  • Production of diesel locomotives by General Electric (“Locomotive Construction Factory” JSC) and electric locomotives by Alstom (“Electrovoz kurastyru zauyty” LLP);

  • Manufacturing of railroad passenger cars by “Tulpar-Talgo” LLP.

Current projects
  • Construction of the aircraft production plant “Kazakhstan Aviation Industry LLP”;

  • Construction of a plant for the production of metal structures and sandwich-panels “Plant of enclosing constructions SPAN”;

  • Construction of a plant for production of steel metal structures “STAHLBAU” LLP;

  • Construction of a plant for the production of “GEVO” diesel engines “Astana Diesel Engines”;

  • Organization of production of military and civil engineering in Kazakhstan “Kazakhstan Engineering Distribution” LLP;

  • Construction of a plant to produce sewing machines “ZOJE” and textile products “Production innovative company Astana Yutariya Ltd”;

  • Construction of house building factory based on technology of German equipment “Weckenmann” “GLB” LLP.

3. The city of Astana

Astana is the new and modern capital of Kazakhstan since December 10, 1997. Astana's strategic position at the heart of Eurasia contributes to its transport and logistics potential. More than 96% of freight traffic passing into Astana is in transit. The city infrastructure and housing is developing rapidly: for several years, the construction sector has been an engine of economic growth.

The city will host between June 10 and September 10, 2017 the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017 with the theme "Future Energy".

Territory 722 km²
Population 1,000,000
  • 10% of the overall volume of investments attracted to Kazakhstan

  • more than 128,000 small and medium enterprises

  • average monthly salary: 189,087 KZT (around 560 $)

Climate extreme continental climate, mostly dry with cold winter and hot summer
Land type dry steppe / flood plain
Major's office website www.astana.gov.kz/en/


Tax and customs preferences:

* corporate income tax is 0%
* property tax - 0%
* duties - 0%
* land tax - 0%
* land rent - 0 (for 10 years)
* VAT on imports - 0%

1. activities party special economic zone in accordance with the agreement on the implementation of activities.
2. 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 budget;
11) documents confirming the applicant's financial security.

Address: Astana, RC "Nursaya-2" st. Dostyk 13
+7 (71 72) 70 - 33 - 03 Reception

Association of participants of special economic zones of Kazakhstan "SezUnion". All rights reserved. 2017

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