Mechel Group Interested in SEZ Conditions

Russian investors represented by the network of metallurgical plants of the Mechel Group of Companies are interested in the conditions of the Pavlodar SEZ.

On August 6, Mechel representatives visited the Pavlodar SEZ to familiarize themselves with the activities of the special zone and the special preferential conditions provided to its participants.

PJSC Mechel, founded in 2003, is one of the world’s leading companies in the mining and metallurgical industries.

The Mechel metal trading network has over 80 divisions, including 18 service centers. It includes the Russian company Mechel Service, subsidiaries in the CIS countries, Western and Eastern Europe. These are producers of coal, iron ore, steel, rolled products, ferroalloys, thermal and electric energy. All enterprises operate in a single production chain: from the extraction of raw materials to products with high added value. Mechel products are sold in the Russian and foreign markets.

Mechel is in the TOP-10 of the world’s producers of metallurgical coal and is among the world leaders in terms of production of coking coal concentrate. The company controls more than a quarter of coking coal enrichment facilities in Russia. Mechel also ranks second in Russia in the production of long products, and is the most diversified producer of special steels and alloys in Russia.

The interest in building a plant on the territory of Pavlodar SEZ is justified by the presence in Pavlodar of an existing branch of the company. The prospect is the development of all of Kazakhstan due to the existing consumer market for rolled metal products.