Wang Shoujun, Director of the refrigerator plant in Naberezhnye Chelny, during a press tour, told reporters about his plans to build a washing machine factory and an industrial park in the city, as reported by the Chelninskie Izvestia newspaper.
“Actually, the project is under discussion; as soon as the President of the Haier Corporation says his last word, we can start implementing it. We hope for a positive answer as soon as in May. Of course, we would like the washing machine plant to be located in Naberezhnye Chelny, because we have got support from both the Republic and the City authorities”, Wang Shoujun said.
China’s household appliance manufacturer Haier made the decision to erect its second washing machine plant in Tatarstan. TASS correspondent obtained this information from Talia Minullina, Head of Republican Investment Agency.
Haier, China’s largest producer of household devices, plans to bring the goods produced at its plant in Naberezhnye Chelny to the East European markets. So Minister of Economy of Tatarstan Artyom Zdunov said today.
In April 2016 Chinese Haier opened the first Russian plant producing 250 thousand refrigerators per year, the investment volume amounted to $50 mln.
Chinese company Haier will increase production of refrigerators from 76.3 thousand to 500 thousand units in Russia by 2020, and will launch production of washing machines. This was announced today by Taliya Minullina, Head of the Tatarstan Investment Promotion Agency (IPA).
Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer Haier is to begin production of televisions in Tatarstan. The production facilities will be located at the Kama Industrial Park “Master” in Naberezhnye Chelny, where Haier experts are completing the construction of a factory for the production of refrigerators. The announcement was made today by the Prime Minister of Tatarstan Ildar Khalikov.
The Chinese company Haier plans on implementing a large-scale investment project in Tatrstan – the construction of refrigeration equipment manufacturing plant. Tatar-Inform writes that the CEO of Haier Electrical Appliances LLC Wan Shouzhun made an announcement regarding the new development at the meeting with colleagues from the Agency of the Investment Development of the Republic of Tatarstan today.
Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of Tatarstan, also attended the meeting. The main theme of the event was the construction of the Chinese company’s plant at the KIP Master industrial park in Naberezhnye Chelny. The project is scheduled for completion for April 2016.
Wan Shouzhun noted that total investments will amount to $50 million. At the first stage, the plant’s production capacity will be 250,000 units of technology per year. At the second stage, capacity will increase to 500,000 units. The trade turnover is projected at $128 million annually. The sales market is Russia and neighboring countries. The new plant will create 500 new jobs, as well as 1,500 outsourcing jobs.
The head of the company noted that the launch of the refrigeration equipment plant in Tatarstan will be the first step to localization in Russia.
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