The Development Bank is the operator of the Preferential Automobile Lending Program, which was launched on April 20, 2015. Within the framework of the Program, the Bank coordinates applications received from STB for compliance with the following financing conditions for end-use borrowers: car model of domestic assembly, the maximum cost of 1 unit of car, interest rate, loan term. Second-tier banks are engaged in the review, the test of solvency and approval of loans to individuals.
The terms of lending to individuals for the purchase of cars of domestic production are as follows: the nominal interest rate is not more than 4% per annum, while the annual effective rate (including insurance and pledge costs for vehicles) should not exceed 7.5% per annum. The loan term is not more than 7 years, the loan currency is tenge, the cost of one unit of passenger vehicles is not more than KZT 15 million.
Financing of the Preferential Automobile Lending Program is revolving in nature, that is, payments from the repayment of existing loans are directed to car loans again.
The interbank financing program was launched in 2014. For the support of large-sized entities (hereinafter referred to as the LSE), the borrowed funds totaling KZT 100 billion were allocated to the Development Bank through interbank lending mechanisms in accordance with the following decisions of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan:
- Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan No.1276, dated December 5, 2014
- Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan No.124, dated March 11, 2015
Nurly Zhol Infrastructure Development Program for 2015-2019 (hereinafter - the Nurly Zhol Program) was launched to implement the Address of the Head of state to the people of Kazakhstan dated November 11, 2014: Nurly Zhol - the Path to the Future.
Within the framework of the Nurly Zhol Program, Development Bank of Kazakhstan JSC provides support to business entities in four directions: support for domestic automobile makers, support for domestic exporters, support for domestic railcar manufacturers, support for large-sized enterprises through interbank lending mechanisms.
Financing of the Nurly Zhol Program has a revolving character.
The State Program for Industrial and Innovative Development for 2015-2019 (hereinafter - the SPIID) was adopted in accordance with the decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 874 dated August 1, 2014.
The goal of the SPIID 2015-2019 is the development of the manufacturing industry with a concentration of efforts and resources on a limited number of sectors, regional specialization using a cluster approach, and effective industrial regulation.
Development Bank of Kazakhstan JSC is the SPIID operator responsible for the implementation of financial support for large projects.
State Program of Industrial-Innovative Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan 2020-2025 is approved with the Decree of the Government No.1050 dated December 31, 2019.
SPIID 2020-2025 objective is formation of a competitive processing industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the domestic and foreign markets.
Within the framework of the Program, Development Bank will provide long-term financing for main projects, in particular, financial support for export promotion of Kazakhstan products to foreign markets will remain one of the priority areas.
The Business Road Map 2025 program provides state support by subsidising the interest rate and guaranteeing loans. For projects financed by Development Bank of Kazakhstan, the maximum subsidised loan amount is not limited.
Development Bank loans are subsidised with a nominal interest rate not exceeding 15%, of which 6% is paid by the private entrepreneur and the difference is subsidised by the state.
The interest rate for Development Bank financial leasing agreements is subsidised with a nominal interest rate not exceeding 15 %, of which 5 % is compensated by the state and the difference is paid by the entrepreneur.
Interest rate for Development Bank loans are subsidised without limitation for subsidy term, while Development Bank projects with a subsidy term of more than 5 years are eligible for subsidy upon recommendation of the State Commission on Economy Modernisation.