Kazakhstan Automotive Industry has an almost recent history as the local production started only 12 years ago and the domestic market acquired a consistency in the last years. The recent shortfall will not be recovered by 2022
Kazakhstan today stands out as one of the leading economies in Central Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region. Historically, it is rich natural resource base has been the main driver and focus of the economy.
The local market of official car dealerships has been expanding at somewhat high rates in the past few years, growing from just under 22.000 cars in 2010 to its peak of 166.000 cars in 2013, the best increase Worldwide in that period. Unfortunately, since 2014 the market is rapidly dropping down and the 2016 sales had been only 46.000.
Most new vehicles sold in the country are imported while the production is concentrated in the following activities:
ASIA AUTO. Established in 2002 and located in Ust-Kamenogorsk, produces cars of Škoda (Fabia, Octavia, Superb, Yeti, Rapid), Chevrolet (Captiva, Cruze, Aveo, Orlando, Malibu, Tracker), KIA (Sorento, Mohave, Cerato, Sportage, Soul, Cadenza, Optima, Cee ‘d, Carens, Quoris, Picanto, Rio HB, Carnival), Lada 4×4.
Saryarka Avtoprom. It is part of the AllurGroup, created in 2010. The founders of LP “Saryarka AvtoProm” are LP «Allur Auto» (81%) and JSC “SPK Tobol” (19%). The company produces cars for SsangYong ( Nomad), Toyota (Fortuner), Hyundai (i30, Tucson, Elantra), Geely, JAC and commercial equipment for Iveco (trucks and buses).
Agromash. also included in the AllurGroup. The plant, rebuilt in 2003 on the basis of Kostanai diesel plant. The company produces carsfor SsangYong (Rexton, Kyron, Chairman), Peugeot (301, 508, 3008, Partner) and Geely. In addition to cars, the plant produces vital to Kazakh agribusiness agricultural machinery (harvesters «Essil» and «KCK-600″).
KAMAZ-Engineering. The company was founded in Kokshetau in 2003. The first truck brand, “Kamaz” came off the assembly line in 2005. Currently, the company manufactures and sells onboard automobiles, tractors and dump trucks.
SemAZ. The enterprise was established in 2006 in Semey. Specialized in assembly technology joint Kazakh-Belarusian production (tractors, trucks brand FAW, attachments for agricultural machinery).
HyundaiAutoTrans. Founded in 2011 and based in Talgar district of Almaty region. Specializing in the production of commercial vehicles (trucks, vans, trucks, buses, etc.).
Research, Consulting, Data & Forecast
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Market Researches in PDF are immediately available for download with study on the market since 2005 and with forecast up to the 2022.
Auto Data in EXCEL are immediately downloadable with annual sales volume, split by month, for all brands and all models distributed in the market. This year data are released year to date, but you will receive a monthly update until the year-end.
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