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

Trade

Transnational Corridor "Western Europe - Western China"

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

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

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

Growth rates of economic sectors


Industry
(January-October 2020 in % to January-October 2019)

99,7

Construction
(January-October 2020 in % to January-October 2019)

178,3


Transport
(January-October 2020 in % to January-October 2019)

89,6

Agriculture
(January-October 2020 in % to January-October 2019)

101,8


Trade
(January-October 2020 in % to January-October 2019)

91,8

Communication
(January-October 2020 in % to January-October 2019)

102,3

Source: stat.gov.kz

The region is rich in mineral deposits such as barite, iron and polymetallic ores, bentonite clays, vermiculite, talc, limestone, granite, marble, gypsum, gold, coal, vanadium, quartz sands. In terms of uranium reserves, the region ranks first, phosphorites and iron ores - third in Kazakhstan.

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-October 2020


Type of activity

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

Industrial production indices, %

Industry, total

434 486 516

99,7

Mining and quarrying

  • Metal ore Mining
  • Extraction of other minerals

180 698 491

173 173 059
4 980 701

89,2

89,9
103,0

Manufacturing industry

  • Food production

212 922 527

69 894 045

110,1

99,4

Beverage industry

11 600 471

139,2

Light industry

14 262 677

163,1

Manufacture of chemicals and chemical products

225 683

89,3

Production of basic pharmaceutical products

300 165

60,5

Manufacture of rubber and plastic products

4 668 994

132,9

Production of other non metallic mineral products

15 913 422

125,1

Metallurgical industry

56 979 582

93,8

Manufacture of finished metal products, except machinery and equipment

1 029 756

103,5

Engineering

19 325 743

104,7

Furniture production

1 933 094

108,3

Manufacture of other finished products

35 222

4.2 times

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning

35 429 019

131,2

Water supply; collection, treatment and disposal of waste, activities to eliminate pollution

5 436 479

85,0

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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