Economy

Today Turkestan region is the most densely populated region of Kazakhstan with 17 people/km2. The region is a major producer and supplier of cotton, raw hides, vegetable oil, fruits, vegetables, grapes, melons, pasta, tobacco products, alcoholic and non-alcoholic products. The region also produces uranium ores, cement, oil products, power transformers, oil switches, hosiery, garments, and furniture.

The main branches of the economy

trade

Trade

Transnational corridor "Western Europe - Western China"

Growth in sales volumes and the emergence of new formats of trade enterprises

$3.6

tourism

Tourism

Historical and architectural complex "Azret Sultan"

Settlements of Otrar and Sauran

Gaukhar ana mausoleum (9 km), Ukasha ata sacred well (50 km), Arystan bab (56 km), Otrar oasis (60 km), Ak-Mechet cave (161 km), Baidibek ata (183 km), Kos ana (184 km), Domalak Ana (170 km)

4 of 6 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Turkestan region (Mausoleum of Kh.A. Yassavi, Aksu-Zhabagly Reserve, Sairam-Ugam National Park, Karatau Reserve)

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Growth rates of economic sectors

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Industry

(January-February 2022 in % of January-February 2021)

105,4


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Building

(January-February 2022 in % of January-February 2021)

102,5


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Transport

(January-February 2022 in % of January-February 2021)

110,9


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Agriculture

(January-February 2022 in % of January-February 2021)

100,0


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Trade

(January-February 2022 in % of January-February 2021)

107,0


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Link

(January-February 2022 in % of January-February 2021)

104,4

There are deposits of polymetallic ores in the region (the southwestern slope of the Karatau ridge near the city of Kentau, Achisayskoye, Baizhansayskoye, Mirgalimsayskoye deposits, etc.). The iron ore deposits of the Karatau ridge are of great industrial interest. The region has mineral resources for the production of building materials (limestone, gypsum, quartz sand, refractory ceramic and bentonite clays, mineral paints, ornamental stones).

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The region is rich in mineral deposits such as barite, iron and polymetallic ores.

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Bentonite clays, vermiculite, talc, limestone, granite, marble, gypsum, gold, coal, vanadium, quartz sands.

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In terms of uranium reserves, the region ranks first, phosphorites and iron ores - third in Kazakhstan.

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In January 2019, industrial products were produced at current prices by 35946.7 million tenge, which amounted to 100.8% compared to January 2018.

Kind of activity

Volume of industrial production (goods, services), thousand tenge

Indices of industrial production, in %

Industry

116 747 968

   105.4

Mining and quarrying

55 129 058

   110.8

Mining of metal ores

53 650 501

   113.9

Iron ore mining

31 691

   155.8

Mining of ores other than iron

53 618 810

   113.8

Extraction of other minerals

1 069 343

   131.0

Provision of services in the mining industry

409 214

   168.1

Manufacturing industry

49 028 409

   100.6

Food production

16 300 251

   106.0

Processing and preservation of meat and production of meat products

3 876 929

   155.5

Processing and preservation of fish, crustaceans and mollusks

590 057

   100.4

Processing and preservation of fruits and vegetables

410 264

   109.1

Production of vegetable and animal oils and fats

147 802

   86.3

Dairy production

4 844 611

   115.1

Production of flour and cereal products, starches and starch products

4 800 331

   90.8

Production of bakery, pasta and flour confectionery products

1 213 148

   93.8

Manufacture of other food products

145 970

   100.8

Production of prepared animal feed

271 149

   95.6

Beverage production

1 457 004

   80.3

Light industry

4 633 054

   93.8

Textile production

4 429 456

   90.4

Manufacture of wearing apparel

203 598

3.4 ese

Manufacture of wood and cork products, except for furniture; manufacture of products from straw and plaiting materials

19 864

   100.0

Manufacture of paper and paper products

20 676

   98.9

Printing and reproduction of recorded media

14 120

   125.7

Production of coke and refined petroleum products

1 266 679

   132.5

Production of refined products, peat and coal briquettes

1 266 679

   132.5

Production of chemical industry products

53 914

   150.3

Manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceuticals

53 281

5.9 ese

Manufacture of rubber and plastic products

1 281 375

   162.7

Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

2 678 147

   108.7

Metallurgical production

15 225 777

   94.3

Ferrous metallurgy, except metal casting

9016

   34.2

Production of basic precious and non-ferrous metals

15 201 828

   94.4

metal casting

14 933

   116.7

Manufacture of finished metal products, except for machinery and equipment

254 494

   84.8

mechanical engineering

5 012 424

   122.6

Production of electrical equipment

4 426 063

   124.3

Manufacture of machinery and equipment not included in other groups

22 425

   50.0

Repair and installation of machinery and equipment

557 391

   119.2

Furniture manufacture

748 163

   110.1

Manufacture of other finished products

9 184

   100.0

Supply of electricity, gas, steam, hot water and air conditioning

11 328 488

   102.0

Production, transmission and distribution of electricity

4 335 295

   84.5

Production and distribution of gaseous fuels through pipelines

6 531 076

   126.9

Steam, hot water and air conditioning supply

462 117

   91.8

Water supply; collection, treatment and disposal of waste, activities for the elimination of pollution

1 262 013

   106.3


Source: stat.gov.kz

In 2021, the adjusted sown area of ​​agricultural crops in the region as a whole amounted to 845.5 thousand hectares, which is 0.3% less than in the previous year. The harvested area of ​​cereals (including rice) and legumes amounted to 294.6 thousand hectares, or 96.5% of the specified sown area, oilseeds - 85.1 thousand hectares and 99.3%, respectively, open ground vegetables - 42, 9 thousand hectares, potatoes - 15.3 thousand hectares, cotton - 110 thousand hectares and 100%.

Sown area of ​​main agricultural crops by categories of farms, ha

 

All categories of farms

Including

agricultural enterprises

individual entrepreneurs and peasant or farm enterprises

economy of the population

Total specified area

845 478.4

256,006.9

563 368.8

26 102.8

Cereals (including rice) and legumes

305 172.3

159 404.6

142 610.0

3,157.7

Cereals (excluding rice) and legumes

300 562.3

158,962.1

138,442.4

3,157.7

of them:

winter and spring wheat

206,071.3

131,045.3

75,025.9

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corn (maize)

46,209.2

9095.0

34,071.3

3,042.9

winter and spring barley

45,613.7

18,142.1

27,471.6

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winter and spring rye

12.0

12.0

-

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millet

781.5

502.7

238.0

40.8

triticale (wheat-rye hybrid)

46.0

46.0

-

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legume vegetables

1,828.7

119.0

1635.6

74.1

Rice

4610.0

442.5

4,167.5

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Oilseed crops

85,656.7

36,938.3

48,452.8

265.6

sunflower

2242.7

335.5

1641.6

265.6

safflower

83,414.1

36,602.8

46,811.2

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Vegetables and gourds, root crops and tubers

129,016.3

10,674.6

99,652.5

18,689.2

of them:

open field vegetables

42,868.1

2476.2

27,444.6

12,947.3

gourds

70,819.5

7420.8

62,311.1

1,087.5

potato

15,328.7

777.7

9,896.7

4654.4

Tobacco

333.7

-

304.0

29.7

Cotton

109 970.9

6,045.5

103,925.4

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Forage crops

215 328.5

42,943.8

168 424.2

3960.5

of them:

corn for food

8266.3

1440.9

6,803.6

21.8

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