The Azerbaijani Atef russ company – the first foreign resident of a special economic zone (SEZ) in Astrakhan – laid the first symbolic stone at the construction site of an electric equipment plant.
A new Russian-Chinese joint venture will produce CNC machines in Astrakhan. Today Director General of Machine Building Association DWT LLC Andrey Davydov told the journalists about it. At the first stage 30% of parts of the machines produced in Astrakhan will be of the Russian make and 70% of Chinese make. Later the share of local parts is expected to increase to 50%, then to 70%.
“IHC Mervede”, the company from Netherlands will construct a ship-building plant to clean and deepen water reservoirs. The agreement on the project implementation has been signed by the SEZ management and the “IHC Mervede” at Europort – 2015, one of largest shipbuilding exhibitions, which was held on 2-6 November in Rotterdam.
The construction of solar power stations (SPS) in the regions of the Southern Federal District will start in 2017. One of them, which the investor began conctructing in the Astrakhan region, will be ready to supply power to the wholesale market this year. It is to be built by the Russian subsidiary of China’s AmurSirius - Solar Systems LLC.
Japanese-Russian plant producing glycyrrhizic acid from the licorice root will be built up in Krasnoyarsk district of Astrakhan Region by the end of the year, as the press office of the Regional Government informs TASS. Its launch is planned for 2016.
Turkey’s Hatboru is set to open a steel tube making plant in the Astrakhan region to market them across Russia and the Caspian states, the region’s govenor’s press office said.