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China Color Kazakhstan Company: “Belt And Road” Sino-Kazakhstan Capacity Cooperation “Forerunner”

Nov 13, 2018

“Belt and Road” China-Kazakhstan capacity cooperation “first mover”

———Visit China Color Kazakhstan Co., Ltd.

This article first appeared in the 41st issue of Kazakhstan’s Silk Road Today

Upon arriving at the train station in Pavlodar, through the window, we immediately recognized the two Chinese employees who came to meet us, China Nonferrous Kazakhstan Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as China Color Kazakhstan). This company, known as the “Belt and Road” Sino-Kazakhstan capacity cooperation “first mover”, is the main interview target of our trip.

Ending the history of Kazakhstan's inability to produce electrolytic aluminum

China National Colors Co., Ltd. is known as China Nonferrous Metals Construction Co., Ltd. (NFC). In 2005, it established a representative office in Pavlodar City. From 2006 to 2010, it successfully completed the 250,000-ton electrolytic aluminum plant in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan cannot produce a history of electrolytic aluminum. Its products have been rated as high quality products in Kazakhstan, and the medium color Kazakhstan company has also won a high reputation in the state of Pavlodar.


Modernization project of vulcanization workshop at Pavlodar Petrochemical Plant.

It is worth mentioning that the Kazakhstan Electrolytic Aluminum Plant Project is the largest electrolytic aluminum general contracting project contracted by Chinese companies overseas, and is the only electrolytic aluminum plant in Kazakhstan. The project adopts the world's most advanced China's electrolytic aluminum core technology, which has created an impressive Chinese construction speed and demonstrated the first-class Chinese technology and engineering quality, which was highly praised by the owners. President Nazarbayev made a special trip to attend and attend the ribbon-cutting ceremony. On June 24, 2010, the second phase of Harbin was officially put into operation.

In September 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed an initiative to build the Silk Road Economic Belt at the Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan. At the end of the year, China National Color Co., Ltd. registered and established the Sino-Kazakhstan Responsibility Co., Ltd. in Kazakhstan, becoming the “first mover” of the “Belt and Road” cooperation between China and Kazakhstan.

As a investment and contract management company of China National Color Co., Ltd. in Kazakhstan, after years of operation, it currently has first-class construction and installation qualifications. The construction and installation qualifications include the nuclear industry, tunnels and underwater engineering. Construction and installation work in all other industries.


When the rotary kiln of the Pavlodar petroleum coke calcining plant was successfully ignited, President Ha witnessed through remote video.

In recent years, the Sino-Kazakhstan company has signed and completed a contract worth nearly US$2 billion in Kazakhstan. At present, in addition to the Pavlodar electrolytic aluminum plant, Ha-Bakabaku, Harbin Aktoga, Pavlodar petroleum coke calcination project, Paklodar Petrochemical Plant delayed coking tower reconstruction project and Pakistan have also been completed. The Vulloline Petrochemical Plant Vulcanization Plant project provided more than 5,000 jobs for the local area. The China-Kazakhstan company won several awards such as the 2016 Kazakhstan Construction Enterprise Taxation Silver Award and the Pavlodar Area Construction and Installation Enterprise Taxation Award.

Teams from different cultures and cultures from different countries live in harmony

The Sino-Kazakhstan company is a multi-ethnic family. In addition to a small number of Chinese employees, Kazakh, Russian, German and Korean ethnic groups in Kazakhstan, as well as Kazakhs who have immigrated from Xinjiang, China.

A year ago, Trek immigrated from Xinjiang to Kazakhstan. With the legal expertise of Xinjiang University and fluent Kazakh and Chinese, he successfully applied to the work of the Sino-Kazakhstan company as an administrative staff member, mainly managing personnel and finance. According to him, Kazakh employees who have immigrated from China to Kazakhstan like him have 30 companies in the Central Kazakhstan.

In 1985, Gore was a Russian employee with years of experience in vehicle repair. The medium color Kazakhstan company is responsible for vehicle maintenance work and imparts experience to apprentices. Gore said, "I don't know Chinese. I haven't touched the Chinese before. So, when I started working together, I even communicated with Chinese employees by hand, sometimes it would be misunderstood. Later, through this Enterprises, I have more and more understanding of China, although I still can't speak Chinese, but at least, there are no other cultural differences between us. People from different countries with different cultural backgrounds, the most important It is to respect each other. I am very happy that we have done it."


Inside view of the Bashanku Concentrator.

Binling and Yang Kai from Hunan opened a 650-ton crawler crane here. Cranes that are dozens of meters high are different from other machines and are of high technical content. Bin Ling said that it is not an easy task to work away from home and work abroad. Both life and work have encountered difficulties. However, the company has already made a local friend in China, and has left some special memories. "When the time is up, the Spring Festival is still being constructed. Even if the outdoor temperature is already minus 40 degrees Celsius, as long as there is no wind, it is necessary to hurry and work." Yang Kai added, "In winter, work outdoors, the whole body must be picked up, only a pair of exposed Eyes. Sometimes, ice can be formed on the eyelashes, and the phone can be turned off immediately after being taken out. But the sense of accomplishment every time I finish is made me feel that everything is worth it."

Taji Yana is the company's accountant, German, nationality is Russia, has worked in the Central Kazakhstan company for 9 years, is considered an "old employee." She told reporters that "the company's welfare is very good, and there are often opportunities to go to China for training. This is an attraction for us. As long as I have been to a colleague in China, I still want to go to the second time. I can improve myself and broaden my horizons. I feel very comfortable working at NFC." She even laughed and said, "I don't want to go back to Russia, I am reluctant to leave the Central Kazakhstan company."

Galken is an environmental engineer, Kazakh, who has worked in the Central Kazakhstan company for more than four years. He said that the letters NFC are almost universally known in Pavlodar. The state of Pavlodar is an industrial state. There are several industrial companies that are very famous. Although NFC is not in the industrial field, its popularity is almost the same as these companies.

Involve in social welfare, benefit local people

According to statistics, as of now, the Sino-Kazakhstan company has completed an investment of more than 150 million U.S. dollars in Kazakhstan, and the total contribution tax for Kazakhstan is nearly 170 million U.S. dollars. In addition to its commitment to economic construction, the company has actively participated in social welfare and established a responsible corporate image.


Central China Kazakhstan has fully sponsored the six joint studios of Pavlodar to provide a good entrepreneurial environment and promote employment.

In order to provide the public with a good entrepreneurial environment and promote employment, in 2018, the China-Kazakhstan company was invited by the Pavlodar State Government to donate 11 million tenge (about 230,000 yuan) to Pavlodar. The six joint studios built by the state were fully sponsored. The meaning of a common studio is that people of different professions work in the same space and establish venues for meetings, training, business meetings and other cultural events. The six studios are all based on state and city libraries and their branches throughout the city. Each studio is fully equipped with office equipment and office furniture, as well as affiliated children's facilities and areas. One of the six studios is dedicated to special people and is equipped with a voice reading device. Since May of this year, six studios have been put into use and have been highly praised by the government and the community.

When the reporter came to one of the studios for an interview, he happened to meet Bollati and Ruslan who studied here. Polati is a local journalist who often comes here to write a manuscript. He said: "The atmosphere here is very good. It is very comfortable to write here. In the city, I can find such a quiet corner to study and study. I feel very good."

Ruslan is a college student. He said: "Since I knew that Pavlodar had such a place, I soon came to experience it. It is quiet and comfortable, and it is very convenient to read books and check materials. Sometimes you can meet classmates and seniors to discuss the problem."

Co-Studio Manager Gu Lijia孜la told reporters that since the opening of the studio, people of different ages often come here to study and work, and every holiday, there are more people.