The Vladimir livestock products producers in Kandyagash in Kazakhstan have recently purchased land on which they plan to construct a tannery, according to Kazakhstan Pravda. The company envisage that the tannery will employ 650 people in an area which has a long history of livestock production. However, the company need funding worth US$20 million to equip the tannery. In the future, new enterprises producing leathergoods and shoes may be constructed adjacent to the plant.