Participation in the International Seminar on Project Management of Agrarian Investments in the PRC

In the period from August 22 to September 11, 2017, the International Seminar on Project Management of Agricultural Investments for the countries of New Silk Road was held in the People's Republic of China (PRC) organized by the Foreign Economic Cooperation Center under the Ministry of Agriculture of the PRC.

The seminar was attended by representatives of private and public sector organizations of the Republic of Kazakhstan (with the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, subsidiaries of JSC “Holding “KazAgro”, Association of Individual Entrepreneurs and Legal Entities “Meat Union of Kazakhstan”), Deputy Director of the Commercial Department Shakenova Zulfiya Amangeldinovna took part on the part of the JSC “KazAgroProduct”.

Together with the Kazakhstan’s delegation, representatives from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Malawi, Ghana and Laos arrived to Beijing (China) to participate in the seminar.

In the first half of staying in the PRC lectures were given by professors of the China Agricultural University, the Beijing International Research University and researchers of the Ministry of Agriculture of the PRC concerning development of the agro-industrial complex in the PRC.

In addition, on August 30, 2017, in the city of Beijing, the Kazakhstani delegation visited the International Exhibition of Food Products and Food Industry “The 3th edition of World of Food Beijing” or “AnuFood China 2017” which was attended by more than 680 participants from around the world. They represented their products in such categories as dairy products, bread and pastries, meat and seafood, frozen foods, sweets and snacks, coffee and tea, olive oil and other types of edible oils, alcoholic and non-alcoholic products, fruit and vegetables, organic food, catering services, etc. For the first time Kazakhstan presented its products to the meat processing industry as part of the unified brands of KazMeat and Halal Kazakhstan at ANUFOOD China-2016. The following Kazakhstani companies were represented at the Kazakhstan stand: “Kubley” LLP, “Empire Food” LLP, “Batys Mark Lamb” LLP, Republican Chamber of Angus of Kazakhstan, and the Meat Union of Kazakhstan.

The second half of the visit to the PRC was spent in the urban district of China – Yinchuan, the administrative center of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region with visits to manufacturing enterprises (a reproducer for 6,500 heads of cattle, at the time of visit there were 2,000 heads of Angus cattle and 4,000 heads of Simmental breed; a dairy farm per 20,000 Holstein cows, at the time of the visit there were 8,400 milk cows on the farm; greenhouses for growing greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, eggplants, mushrooms, etc.), rice and grape plantations, etc.).

Moreover, as part of the EXPO of China and the Arabian countries of 2017 in Yinchuan City, on September 7 and 8 they took part in work of the first International Forum on Cooperation in the Field of Production Facilities and the Conference on Foreign Investment. At the event, representatives of China and Arab countries discussed cooperation in the field of production facilities and signed 22 projects; the total investments amounted to about 17 billion yuan.

Participation in the seminar gives additional opportunities to study international experience, discuss urgent problems of the industry, and also helps to establish contacts for further mutually beneficial cooperation!