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Economy

The GRP of Turkestan region for 2019 amounted to 718 billion tenge (the share of GRP of the region in the GRP of Kazakhstan was 2.6%). Among the regions of Kazakhstan in terms of GRP, Turkestan region is on the 17th place.

Main branches of economy


Industry

Rich deposits of barite, coal, iron and polymetallic ores, bentonite clays, vermiculite, talc, limestone, granite, marble, gypsum and quartz Sands.

1st place in the Republic in uranium reserves.

3rd place in reserves of phosphorites and iron ores.

Kentau transformer plant is the only manufacturer of transformers in Kazakhstan.

Agriculture

Every year, state support is increased, which is aimed at the development of the agricultural sector.

Subsidies to improve the economic accessibility of field and garden work.

Subsidizing the cost of fuel and lubricants, the cost of laying and growing perennial plantations of fruit and berry crops and grapes, mineral fertilizers, herbicides, etc.

Tourism

The region is included in the tourist route "Modern silk road".

A single tourist route of the southern regions - Zhambyl, Kyzylorda and Turkestan regions-has been formed.

Two new tourist routes have been developed: a Safari tour in Suzak district and a tour of the winery of Saryagash district Chateau Silk Alley

growth rates of economic sectors


Industry
(January-September 2019, volume of industry, billion tenge and % to the corresponding period of the previous year)

370.2 (106.1%)

Construction
(January-September 2019, volume of construction works, billion tenge and % to the corresponding period of the previous year)

92.4 (108.4%)


Transport
(January-September 2019, gross output, billion tenge and % to the corresponding period of the previous year)

134.4 (101.9%)

Agriculture
(January-September 2019, the volume of gross output of products (services) of agriculture, forestry and fisheries billion tenge and % of the corresponding period of the previous year)

447.6 (103.4%)


Trade
(January-September 2019, the volume of services in the industry "Trade", billion tenge and % of the corresponding period of the previous year)

184.0 (106.3%)

Communication
(January-September 2019, volume of communication services, billion tenge and % to the corresponding period of the previous year)

4.6 (109.3%)

Source: stat.gov.kz

Turkestan region is rich in minerals. In the Turkestan region there are deposits of polymetallic ores (the South-Western slope of the Karatau ridge near the city of Kentau, Achisay, Baizhansay, Mirgalimsay deposits, etc.). Of great industrial interest are the deposits of iron ores of the Karatau ridge. The region has mineral resources for the production of building materials (limestone, gypsum, quartz Sands, refractory ceramic and bentonite clays, mineral paints, ornamental stones).

Resource base


type of raw material

field Name

Cement raw material

Daubabinskoye Deposit (active mineral additives, basalts), Red waterfall (quartz Sands)

Talc

Kosogorskogo, Assessme

Barite

Ansay, Karst

Expanded clay raw materials

Garbuzinskii, Kangra-Keles, Darbazinskiy-II, Darbazinskiy-III

Mineral paint

Ayusai

Marble crumb

Wysokinski, Leontief, Tasbulak

Raw materials for mineral wool production

Dublinske

Coal

Lenger group of deposits

Vanadium+molybdenum+uranium

Gabalinskoi

Iron

Avail, Susingen

Lead+zinc

Mirgalimsay, Achisay

Gold

Altintepsi, Besagash, Kalahasti, Kumystinskoe, Truseni

Phosphorites

Ushbas


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

Structure of industrial production of Turkestan region by types of economic activity in January 2019


Type of activity

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

Proportion of activities

in the regional volume of industrial production, in %

Mining and quarrying

  • metal ore Mining
  • Other mining industries

16 695 936

16 447 313
235 129

46.4

45,8
0.7

Manufacturing industry

  • Food production

15 065 667

5 570 643

41.9

15.5

Beverage industry

733 259

2.0

Light industry

750 740

2,1

Production of coke and petroleum products

792 464

2.2

Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products

39 586

0.1

Production of basic pharmaceutical products

25 300

0.1

Manufacture of rubber and plastic products

320 120

0.9

Production of other non metallic mineral products

345 018

1.0

Metallurgical industry

4 095 013

11.4

Manufacture of finished metal products, except machinery and equipment

69 713

0.2

Engineering

2 160 796

6,0

Furniture production

133 480

0.4

Manufacture of other finished products

20 437

0.1

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning

3 794 159

10.6

Water supply; Sewerage system, control over waste collection and distribution

390 985

1.1

Industry-total

35 946 747

100,0

Source: stat.gov.kz


Gross output of products (services) of agriculture, forestry and fisheries in January 2019 in the whole region amounted to 21288.2 million tenge, which is higher than in January 2018 by 0.9%.


Gross output of products (services) of agriculture, forestry and fisheries in Turkestan region in January 2019 (million tenge)

Agriculture, forestry and fisheries

from it:

agriculture

from it:

plant growing

farming

21 288.2

21 161.3

2 113.0 (9.98%)

19 045,7 (90.02%)

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