Tatarstan is ready to support projects of the Chinese company Haier in the Republic of

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Tatarstan is ready to support the Chinese company Haier to implement its projects in the region, said the President of the Republic Rustam Minnikhanov.

Minnikhanov is in China on a two-day working visit, during which visits four cities – Jinan, Qingdao, Yantai and Tianjin. During the visit, meetings were held with the management of Shandong province, participation in the business forum «Tatarstan-Shandong», visiting the manufacturing company of heavy and medium trucks, Sinotruk, meeting with CEO of Haier company and familiarity with the work of «smart» plant in the industrial Park Haier. Also planned a visit to the production of Chinese chemical company Wanhua Chemical and the Sino-Russian Technopark in sphere of high and new technologies.

«We are ready for broader cooperation with Haier Corporation and are ready to assist you in your work in our Republic,» — said Minnikhanov at the meeting with the leadership of the company. The words of the President of Tatarstan leads his press service.

The head of the Republic noted the successful work of the Haier refrigerator factory in Naberezhnye Chelny, as well as work on the launch of the plant for the production of washing machines and kitchen appliances Haier and initiative to build a modern industrial Park of new technology in Naberezhnye Chelny. Minnikhanov acquainted with activity of one of the nine «smart» factories of the company, specializing in the production of air conditioners. The company applied artificial intelligence system that allows you to reduce costs and improve production efficiency. In particular, the new solutions are used for production taking into account the interests and requirements of a particular customer.

Haier company in April 2016 opened on the territory of the Kama industrial Park (KIP) Master in Naberezhnye Chelny Russia’s first plant for the production of refrigerators worth more than $ 55 million. Production capacity at the first stage amounted to 250 million units, the second stage will be 500 thousand units. Chinese investors considered the start of production of refrigeration equipment in Tatarstan as the first step for the localization of Haier company in Russia.

According to the decree of the government of Tatarstan, for the construction of the industrial Park «Haier Rus» allocated land area of 124,9 hectare. The launch of the industrial Park is scheduled for July 2019. It is anticipated that there will be created 5 million jobs. The project cost is estimated at $ 1 billion. The project is aimed at development of infrastructure of support of small and medium enterprises associated with the implementation of innovative programs.

Head of investment development Agency taliya Minullina noted earlier that the construction of the industrial Park Haier is a very large project, which should gradually earn 12 plants. The first of these – the washing machine factory. Later, expected to open in particular plants for the production of televisions and household appliances.

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