Special Economic Zone Pavlodar largely focuses on the chemical and petrochemical sectors in Kazakhstan. The Pavlodar region is well known for its strong industrial complex with significant coal, iron and petroleum products emanating from the region as well as providing 40% of the country’s electricity generation. The location is also around 100 km from the Russian border. The zone provides the usual tax incentives of an SEZ in Kazakhstan.
The city of Pavlodar has a population of over 300,000 providing an adequate workforce.