Инвестиции в Алматы

Administrative division: 8 districts

Territory: 683.5 km2

 (16th place)

Population1

: 1 716.7 thous. people (3rd place)

Population density: 2 492.3 inhabitants/km2

 (1st place)

 

ECONOMIC INDICATORS:

Gross regional product: $41.0 bln

Relative share in GDP of Kazakhstan: 22.3%

Investments into fixed capital: $2 400 mln

Number of JVs and foreign companies: 6 293

Volume of industrial production: $3 000 mln

Relative share in industrial production of the  : 4.4%

Volume of agricultural production: $6 mln

Volume exports: $2 800 mln

Volume imports: $11 700 mln

 

SPECIALISATION:

Trade (36% in GRP), real estate (11%), finance and insurance (9%),

professional services (7%), information and communication (6%),

transportation and storage (6%).

FORMED CLUSTERS:

• trade and e-commerce

• financial services

• retail

• real estate

• personal services

• business-services

• transport and logistics

• education and scientific research

• construction and building materials

• telecommunications

 

EMERGING CLUSTERS:

• printing services

• household appliances production

• video production and distribution

• communication equipment production and

 communication services

• music and sound recording

• furniture manufacturing

• leisure and entertainment

• aquaculture

• vehicles

 

RATES:

Water supply: 0.16 $/m3

Power supply: 6.70 $/100 kW

Heat supply: 16.77 $/Gcal

Natural gas: 0.09 $/kg

 

 

 INVESTMENT AND TAX PREFERENCES

 

TYPES OF INVESTMENT PREFERENCES

According to the investment project (including investment priority projects)

the following types of investment preferences are provided:

1. Exemption from customs duties:

– while importing the production equipment and its components for a period

not exceeding 5 years;

– while importing the spare parts for production equipment for up to 5 years,

depending on the volume of investment in fixed assets;

– while importing raw materials and (or) materials for 5 years.

2. The government land grants:

– the property owned by the Republic of Kazakhstan, passed for temporary

free use, or as a right of temporary gratuitous land use followed by the

gratuitous transfer of the ownership of, or in land use;

– the maximum size of the state natural grant shall not exceed 30% of the

total investment in fixed assets.

 

ACCORDING TO THE INVESTMENT PRIORITY PROJECTS THE

FOLLOWINGS MAY BE PROVIDED IN ADDITION:

 

1. Tax preferences:

– A reduction in the corporate income tax by 100 percent, 10 years;

– The application of 0 coefficient to the rates of the land tax, 10 years;

– The calculation of property tax at the rate of 0 percent to the tax base, for

8 years.

The most

popular

government

services

registration of the legal entity

investors and business visa

permits

conclusion of the investment

contract

issuance of technical passport for

real estate

other services

 

2. Investment grant:

Refunds up to 30 percent of the actual costs of construction and installation

works and purchase of equipment.

Terms of the investment grant are approved by Resolution of the

Government of Kazakhstan No. 1120 dated December 29, 2015

www.adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/P1500001120

 

THE PROCEDURE AND CONDITIONS FOR OBTAINING

INVESTMENT PREFERENCES

1. Investment preferences are provided to the legal entity of Kazakhstan when

implementing investment project for the activities included in the list of

priority activities approved by the Government Resolution.

Government Resolution No. 13 dated January 14, 2016 ‘‘On some issues of

implementation of the state support of investments’’.

 

2. Investment preferences are provided:

– As per investment project – to legal entities of the  ;

– As per investment priority projects – to the newly created legal entity of the

Republic of Kazakhstan.

 

3. Investment preferences are granted on the basis of an investment

contract between the Investment Committee of the Ministry for Investment

and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the legal entity of the

Republic of Kazakhstan who implements the investment project.

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO OBTAIN INVESTMENT PREFERENCES

For obtaining the investment preferences the entity of the   sends to the

Investment Committee of the Ministry for Investment and Development of the

  the application for investment preferences and the following documents:

1) a certificate of state registration (re-registration) of a legal entity;

2) a copy of the charter of the legal entity, certified by signature and seal of

the legal entity (if any);

3) the business plan of the investment project;

4) copies of the documents, required by the legislation of the Republic of

Kazakhstan, supporting the estimated cost of construction and installation

work and costs for the acquisition of fixed assets, raw materials and (or)

materials used for the implementation of the investment project, certified

by the signature and seal of the legal entity (if any);

5) the documents confirming the size (value) of state natural grant requested

by the legal entity of the   applied, and preliminary approval of its

provision;

For reference: Investment priority project – is an investment project

implemented by the newly established legal entity (the state registration of

the legal entity carried out no earlier than 24 calendar months before the

date of filing of the application for investment preferences) to carry out the

certain priority activities and provides for the implementation of investments

in the amount of not less than the amount of two million times of the monthly

calculation index.

Investment preferences for investment priority project are subject to compliance

with other conditions of paragraph 2 of Article 286 of the Entrepreneurial

of the  .

 

MEASURES OF STATE SUPPORT FOR INVESTORS

6) a statement of the Government Revenue Authority at the place of

registration confirming the absence of the tax debt, debt on compulsory

pension contributions, compulsory professional pension contributions

and social contributions.

If the application for investment preferences stipulates the investment

subsidies, a legal entity of Kazakhstan in addition to these documents for

a period of implementation of the investment priority project shall provide

the conclusion of expert examination of preliminary and (or) project

documentation in accordance with the legislation of the  , certified by

signature of the head and sealed with the stamp of legal entity (if any).

The application form for investment preferences and requirements

for drawing up a business plan approved by Order of the Minister

for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan No.

1133 dated November 30, 2015 ‘‘On some issues of state support for

investment.’’

www.adilet.zan.kz/rus/docs/V1500012572

The information regarding provision of investment preferences is posted

on the www.invest.mid.gov.kz