“Seriktes” contest of business projects started at Kazzinc in September 2022. The event has helped discover new import substitution areas, as well as contributed to development of cooperation with small and medium businesses of Kazakhstan.
The “Seriktes” contest has become popular among local manufacturers. Over five months, 130 applications have been processed and agreements have been signed with entrepreneurs for the total value of 92.2 billion tenge.
In the import substitution area, 13 agreements have been signed with companies that employ 1,200 citizens of Kazakhstan. The agreements reached will allow producing import-substituting goods that were previously purchased by the metallurgists from Russia, Australia, Germany, and China.
Besides, social projects development memoranda were signed.