Second ONLINE "Meet the Buyer" event - World Bank Support to Improve Competitiveness of Kazakhstan Companies
16 september 2020
Supplier Development Project in Kazakhstan (hereinafter referred to as the SDPK), in partnership with JSC "Kazakhstan Industry and Export Center "QazIndustry", NCE Atameken and the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, organizes second ONLINE "Meet the Buyer" event at 9:00 a.m., Nur-Sultan time, 24 September 2020.
The event is held for transnational corporations and large domestic buyers in industrial sectors such as: oil and gas, metallurgy and mining.
This event is a practical support to Kazakh companies in search of a buyer from multinational companies, as well as will be an entry into global supply chains. SDPK will provide an opportunity for local suppliers involved in the project to meet international buyers in person through an online platform specially designed for this event, which will allow them to see the need for purchases of large companies and start business negotiations.
The participants of the second online "Meeting the Buyer" event are the leading multinational companies of Kazakhstan actively supporting SDPK: RG Gold, KazMinerals, NCOC, KSP Steel, Kazakhmys, TCO, Lukoil, KPO, ArselorMittal.
Transnational corporations and large domestic buyers of oil and gas, metallurgical and mining industries, wishing to find suppliers, as well as representatives of small and medium businesses, where everyone can appoint business meetings with each other, are invited to participate in the event. For more information, please visit https://sdpkmtb.talkb2b.net/.
Recall that during the first online event on June 25 this year more than 50 meetings with SMEs were held. Such companies as Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V., KAZ Minerals, North Caspian Operating Company, RG Gold LLP, Tengizchevroil took part as buyers.
The "Meet the Buyer" event is one of the central events in the mission of the SDPK to enhance SME competitiveness. This goal is being achieved through conducting business assessments of companies, implementing plans to improve their own businesses; and providing international consulting support and training seminars tailored to the individual needs of Kazakhstani small and medium-sized enterprises participating in the Supplier Development Project.
SDPK is a project implemented by the Greek consulting company Euroconsultants S.A., where the main beneficiary is the Ministry of National Economy, and the main partners are JSC "Kazakhstan Industry and Export Center "QazIndustry" and NCE RK "Atameken".
The purpose of the Supplier Development Program is to increase the competitiveness of Kazakhstan's small and medium-sized enterprises producing products and providing services in the oil and gas, metallurgical and mining industries, and to strengthen their position in supply chains. The main objectives are to expand ties between small and medium-sized enterprises and large domestic and international corporations operating in Kazakhstan; and to enable Kazakhstani small and medium-sized enterprises to become certified suppliers to large foreign and domestic companies operating in Kazakhstan. SDPK works with selected small and medium-sized businesses to improve their ability to meet the quality and reliability requirements of large buyers, and to promote their relationships with MNCs and domestic large buyers.
The goal of SDPK is to make SMEs the first choice for transnational corporations operating in Kazakhstan.
More information about the project can be found at: www.sdpk.kz