Economy

Economy

The Almaty region - the food belt of the metropolis of Almaty - is located in a favorable climatic zone. GRP of Almaty region for 2019 is estimated to be 3 019.8 billion tenge, with an increase of 4.5%.

The main sectors of the economy

Industry

The largest sector by employment (over 27% of total employment).

136 large and medium industrial enterprises.

The only producer in the republic of malt, electric batteries, drywall products, reinforced concrete and metal poles for high-voltage power lines, fire hydrants, silicone and synthetic winterizer.

About 70 types of basic building materials and structures are produced.

The huge potential in the production of building materials (significant deposits of facing stone, gabbro, marble, limestone, mineral salts and other minerals provides the industry with the necessary raw materials).

The Khorgos - Eastern Gate Special Economic Zone, the only land port in Kazakhstan, operates in the region.

Agriculture

Dominates the republican commodity production of tobacco products and grape wine.

30 types of crops, 45 types of farm animals and more than 35 types of processed food products.

60.6% of the region's industrial production is the processing of agricultural products.

16.4% of the total agricultural production of Kazakhstan.

Leader in the production of soybeans, corn for grain, vegetables, potatoes, meat, eggs and wool.

The first place in the republic in terms of the number of horses, pigs and poultry.

Tourism

The unique nature of Zailiysky and Dzhungarsky Alatau; lakes Alakol, Balkhash, Kapshagai reservoir, mountain lakes.

Sources of mineral water and healing mud.

Cultural and historical (mound) complexes and cave paintings.

Mausoleums and mazars, architectural structures of the late period.

The growth rate of industries

Industry
(January-March 2020 to January-March 2019, %)

106,0

Building
(January-March 2020 to January-March 2019, %)

102,8

Transport
(January-March 2020 to January-March 2019, %)

99,4

Agriculture
(January-March 2020 to January-March 2019, %)

102,7

Trade
(January-March 2020 to January-March 2019, %)

101,1


Communication
(January-March 2020 to January-March 2019, %)
100,2

Source: stat.gov.kz

In the Almaty region, 27 deposits of metal ores were recorded, including gold (35), lead and zinc (7), copper (2), silver (12), tungsten (1), uranium (3). The tungsten deposits Boguty and Karagayly-Aktas are explored in detail. In addition, molybdenum, tin and mercury reserves have been discovered.

Resource base

Type of raw material

Field name

Tungsten

Boguty and Karagayly-Aktas

Gold

Ketmen deposit, Arkarlinskoye

Lead + Zinc

TUYUK deposit, Tekeli

Copper

Koksay

Granite

deposits of the Zhalpaktass massif, Kapal-Arasan granite massif

Gabbro

Degeres, Aidarlinskoye and Zholamanskoye field

Marble

Ekpedinsky, Ashibulaksky and Konyrolensky

Thermal mineral water

Alma-Arasan field

In January-September 2019, industrial production at current prices of 680.1 billion tenge was produced, which amounted to 103.8% compared to the level of January-September 2018. In the mining industry and quarrying, the volume index in January-September 2019 compared to January-September 2018 was 97.2%. In the manufacturing industry, the volume index in January-September 2019 compared to the level of January-September 2018 amounted to 104.6%. Beverage production increased by 15.9%. In power supply, gas, steam and air conditioning, the volume index in January-September 2019 compared to the same period in 2018 amounted to 99.7%. In water supply; In the sewer system, control over the collection and distribution of waste, the volume index in January-September 2019 compared to January-September 2018 was 94.4%.

The structure of industrial production of the Almaty region by type of economic activity in January 2019

Kind of activity

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

The proportion of activities

in the regional volume of industrial production, in%

Mining and quarrying

  • Coal and Lignite Mining
  • Other mining industries

8 929 507

199 115

7 510 079

1,3

Manufacturing industry

  • Food production
  • Beverage production
  • Tobacco production

591 041 248

164 774 019

164 752 658

75 996 153

86,9

24,2

24,2

11,2

Light industry

11 155 206

1,6

Production of paper and paper products

14 890 884

2,2

Production of coke and oil products

262 735

-

Chemical industry products

9 732 346

1,4

Basic Pharmaceutical Product Manufacturing

21 072 372

3,1

Manufacture of rubber and plastic products

31 129 216

4,6

Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

37 628 263

5,5

Metallurgical industry

8 015 829

1,2

Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

13 340 565

2,0

Mechanical engineering

32 244 636

4,7

Furniture manufacture

3 076 145

0,4

Manufacture of other finished products

738 477

0,1

Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning

73 889 035

10,9

Water supply; sewer system, control over the collection and distribution of waste

6 220 126

0,9

Industry - total

680 079 916

100,0

Source: stat.gov.kz

The gross output of products (services) of agriculture, forestry and fisheries in the Almaty region in January-September 2019 amounted to 588,318.9 million tenge, of which the gross output of goods (services) of agriculture amounted to 585,986.8 million tenge (in current prices) , compared with January-September 2018, 102%, livestock products - 251911.3 million tenge (compared to January-September 2018 103.2%), crop production - 332650.6 million tenge (100.9%).

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

Agriculture, forestry and fisheries

out of him:

Agriculture

out of him:

plant growing

animal husbandry

588318,9

585986,8

251911,3 (42,98%)

332650,6 (57,02%)

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