The second international roundtable of “Kazakhstan Global Investment Roundtable” was held in Astana on July 3, 2018.
By-invitation-only, the Roundtable is an intimate gathering of around 500 senior international and Kazakh business and financial executives, investors, technologists and thought leaders - convened by Kazakhstan Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev and coupled with a wide range of top government economic officials to:
• explore new developments in the country’s business environment and help shape and actively participate in Kazakhstan’s next generation of development;
• identify and execute specific projects capitalizing on the massive logistics infrastructure build-out germinating from “New Silk Road” and other regional initiatives;
• gain a comprehensive understanding of the government’s new investment strategy underscored by President Nazarbayev’s Modernization 3.0 policy platform, and explore resulting business opportunities. Within the framework of the forum, was discussed the policy of investing in such areas of the economy as privatization, agribusiness, digitization, energy, engineering, infrastructure and logistics.
Wilo Company invited as welcomed Speaker to “Kazakhstan Global Investment Roundtable”, which provides greatly benefit to the investment climate of Republic of Kazakhstan. Group Vice President Sales Area Eurasia and General Director of WILO RUS Mr. Jens Dallendoerfer presented brief speech by the outlining key investment opportunities for the “EURASIA’S DIGITALISATION AGENDA – BUILDING INDUSTRY 4.0 INFRASTRUCTURE” sector in the Investor’s “Deep Dive” session.
“For 19 years we have been successfully working in the Kazakhstan market, providing perspective energy-saving solutions and technologies for the Infrastructure of Kazakhstan. Our current business policy is aimed at the consistent implementation of the localization strategy. In this year, we completed the construction of the first Investment project WILO Central Asia complex in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The new construction has no analogues in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The WCA complex will be the main production platform that becomes a brand for export to markets for all neighbor countries markets – Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia. This platform approach will guarantee further investments to the Republic of Kazakhstan. In addition, for nowadays, exponential growth in connected activity and information flow is reshaping the modern manufacturing firm’s clients. And Digitalization comes from the markets and will be used to streamline operations and enhance customer services in CA countries for total costumers benefits”, said Jens Dallendoerfer.
Also, in Panelists Speakers were the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Askar Zhumagaliyev, Akim (Mayor) of city Shymkent, Kazakhstan Gabidolla Abdrakhimov, Lead Economist for the Finance of World Bank Group Stefka Slavova, President of Nazarbayev University Shigeo Katsu, Senior Vice President Global Sales of IDEMIA Francois Perrachon, Founder and CEO of Amazon Web Services Kevin R Smith.