ANNOUNCEMENT 11 Jun 2010
In June 2010, the government of Kazakhstan announced a change in the required local inputs to serve domestic customers.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Official source (in Russian language):
Решение Комиссии таможенного союза от 27 ноября 2009 года № 130
On 11 June 2010, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan issued Order No. 113. It contains rules for industrial assembly, applicable with respect to resident juridical persons.
The mandatory conditions of the agreement for industrial assembly of motor vehicles classified under code 8703 that the juridical persons must comply include:
If juridical persons cooperate in a multilateral agreement for industrial assembly for vehicles classified under code 8703, prior to its expiry they must ensure a local content level of at least 50%.
A legal entity that has signed a contract for industrial assembly of motor vehicles classified under codes 8701, 8702, 8704, 8705 must accumulate within 6 months from the date of signing of the agreement assets at the amount of at least 0.5 billion tenge, as well as to ensure that:
The legal document defines industrial assembly of motor vehicles as asystem of serial production on the basis of technological processes,which incorporates the following technological operations:
Decision No. 130 of 27 November 2009 of the Commission of the Customs Union opened the possibility for the introduction of local content, and Kazakhstan took advantage of it, in its article 6:
'In case that the legislation of the Member States of the Customs Union contains a localisation requirement for the manufacturing of components in motor vehicle assembly regime for positions 8701-8705 '...', the use of components, produced in other Members States of the Customs Union, shall be recognised as a proper fulfilment of this 'localisation' rule'.