The President of Astana Group answered the questions about further plans for development of MEGA shopping mall, pricing in Kazakh car industry, prospects of Uzbek market for domestic entrepreneurs, initiatives to improve urban infrastructure and financing of the Cycling Federation in 2020.
Detailed information on discussion topics:
03: 44 – latest changes in MEGA shopping and leisure centers and business trends
08:50 – Theory of "Caveman"
09: 41 - Reconstruction of retail space in MEGA shopping mall
13: 39 - Resolution of conflict and risk assessment in company’s business
14:30 - Security system in MEGA shopping mall
15:30 - Credits
17:29 – Is there any squeeze on Smagulov's business?
18:27- Publicity of the company as a measure of protection against pressure
19:38 – Possibility of IPO of the company
21:54 - Development of car industry in Kazakhstan
22:50 - Construction of the plant for manufacture of Hyundai cars
23:41 – Construction scheme
25:25- Who supports the construction of the plant?
26:22- Market for automobiles
29:28 – What does it take for pricing to help the domestic car industry to dispense with state support?
32:05 – How did Astana Motors manage to enter the Uzbek market?
34:47 – Will Astana Group develop projects in Uzbekistan?
35:46 - Kazakh entrepreneurs should enter the Uzbek market
37:00 - MEGA shopping malls' part in the "City without suburbs" initiative
38:55 – Why does MEGA PARK shopping mall need expansion?
40:22- I wish all open air bazaars were closed
41:53 - Terms and conditions of using sales floor spaces in MEGA shopping malls
44:41- Initiatives to improve urban infrastructure
46:08 – Why is Baiseitova Street chosen for reconstruction, and what to expect from the reconstruction?
49:46- Initiatives in Nauryzbay district of Almaty city
50:15 - Restoration of mosaic panel
53:40 – What is the Cycling Federation of Kazakhstan lacking?
55:25 - Financing the development of Cycling in 2020
58:37-What are the results of litigation with the company's former top managers?
1:00:35 – Private sector is also prone to corruption.
Hard Talk - Askhat Aimagambetov, Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Hard Talk - Nurlan Smagulov, President of Astana Group