The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, the government of Tatarstan and the Chinese company Haier on Wednesday signed a memorandum of intent, under which they are planning to implement a “smart plant” of washing machines in Naberezhnye Chelny, the press service of the president of the republic reports.
Chinese Haier plans to develop and build a smart refrigerator at its Tatarstan-based plant in 2020. This was said to TASS on the sidelines of the 11th International Economic Summit Russia - Islamic World: KazanSummit by Sun Zhenhua, Haier's CEO for Russia.
Chinese Haier plans to start construction of a logistics center and a freezing equipment plant in Naberezhnye Chelny this year.
Haier organizes the production of televisions and kitchen equipment in Chelny. The investment of the Chinese corporation is estimated at 7 billion 300 million rubles; moreover, another 756 people are to be employed.
The Supervisory Board of the Monocities Development Fund allocated 220 million rubles for the construction of Haier washing machine and kitchen equipment factories.
Haier, an international manufacturer of household appliances and electronics, opened the first official retail store in Russia.
It plans to open five retail outlets and its own industrial park.
The Chinese Haier will invest RUB 4 bln in a kitchen appliances plant in Naberezhnye Chelny. The plant will be launched in 2021. The plant will be equipped with manufacturing lines for assembly of TV sets, kitchen cookers and water heaters. According to the executive committee, 385 new jobs will be created.
The first stone was put into the foundation of a washing machine plant in Naberezhnye Chelny which is the first phase of implementation of the Haier industrial park in Russia. The area of the enterprise is expected to be 29,000 sq.m. The cost of the plant amounts to RUB 3,090 mln. It will start operation in 2019. The washing machines are expected to be supplied from Naberezhnye Chelny not only to Russia but also to Europe and the CIS countries.
On May 28, the Chinese Haier and Tatarstan will start construction of a large industrial park in Naberezhnye Chelny with investments amounting to $1 bln, said Talia Minullina, Head of the Tatarstan Investment Promotion Agency.
According to the order of the Tatarstan Government, a land plot with the area of 124.9 ha was allocated for the construction of the Haier Rus industrial park. The launch of the industrial park is planned for July, 2019. 5 thousand jobs are expected to be created there. The project cost is estimated at $1 billion. It was noted that the project aimed at infrastructure development for support of small and medium business associated with implementation of innovative programs.
Chinese company Haier will launch the second plant to manufacture refrigerators in Naberezhnye Chelny. The agreement on this has already been concluded, said Eldar Timergaliev, deputy head of the executive committee, on December 20. The production will be located in the company's new own industrial park.
Haier Industrial Park in Naberezhnie Chelny will see inauguration of three new plant for production of washing machines, TV sets and complex household devices. The mayor of the city Nail Magdeev has announced it today.
"Haier has announced creation of the industrial park in this city. 124.9 hectares of territory have been allocated for this greenfield project. USD 1 BN of investments have been declared and the goal has been set to commission the washing machine production plant in 2019 followed by the TV set production plant and the plant for production of complex household devices" Mr. Magdeev has told during the meeting at the mayor's office.
The plant with a production capacity of 500 thousand machines per year will create 350 new jobs, as Ludmila Romanova, the Head of Haier Representative Office in the Russian Federation, told RBC.
The first stone in the foundation of the future plant will be laid in the territory of the Haier Industrial Park in Naberezhnye Chelny as early as in January 2018; the full-fledged construction will be launched in April 2018; the commissioning is scheduled for July 2019.
In Kazan, several important agreements have been concluded between the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan (RT) and representatives of PRC’s large enterprises and authorities. The documents were signed during the meeting of the Russian-Chinese Sub-Commission on Industrial Cooperation with participation of Denis Manturov, the Head of the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade, and Miao Wei, the Minister of Industry and Informatization of the People’s Republic of China.
In particular, Haier intends to build an industrial park in Naberezhnye Chelny. At the first stage, they will produce washing machines, and then other household appliances. The Park’s area will be 124 ha. Let us remind that previously Haier has already launched a refrigerator plant in Naberezhnye Chelny. The price of the project has not yet been disclosed.
An industrial park of Haier (China), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of household appliances, will be commissioned in 2019, as Taliya Minullina, the Head of the Investment Development Agency of Tatarstan, told at her meeting with representatives of federal media in Kazan.
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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