"... a lot of problems have accumulated in the field of agriculture. First of all, this is inefficient pricing and distribution of food products".

 

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev

 

In accordance with the National Project on Entrepreneurship Development for 2021-2025, the Ministry of Trade and Integration of the Republic of Kazakhstan (hereinafter - the Ministry) within 3 years, it plans to build 24 wholesale distribution centers in three stages.

As part of the first stage, the Ministry, in alliance with a consortium headed by the National Trade and Distribution Network LLP, is already working on the creation of 7 ORC under a PPP Agreement concluded on July 9, 2021.

The Kazakhstan Project Preparation Fund (hereinafter ­- KPPF), as the general consultant of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on PPP projects of the republican level, provided the Ministry with a full range of consulting services for the project. In particular, accompanied the Ministry from accepting an application for participation in a private financial initiative until the signing of a PPP contract.

Undoubtedly, the solution of food security is a priority for all countries of the world. Thus, food security will ensure the preservation of the economic and social stability of the state.

As a result of the implementation of the PPP project, it is planned to create a modern multi-format trade and distribution infrastructure on the territory of Kazakhstan, consisting of 7 wholesale distribution centers, of which four vegetable storages with a capacity of 76.5 thousand tons of one-time storage, as well as three distribution centers with a capacity of 1.4 million pallets/year.

More than 1 thousand additional jobs will be created.
During the implementation of the project, about KZT 75 billion of tax revenues are expected to the budget.

 An integrated network of wholesale distribution centers will provide consumers with access to essential products at optimal prices, producers will be able to respond to market demands in a timely manner, which will ultimately have a positive impact on the country's food security.