Region's key figures
Рост промышленного производства за 3 года, %
Priority sectors of economy
The volume of industrial production in the industry in 2018 amounted to 55.6 billion tenge, or 156.2% compared to 2015 (35.6 billion tenge), 113.5 % to the volume of 2016 (49.0 billion tenge), 97.7% to the volume of 2017 (56.9 billion tenge).
In January –November 2019, the sub-sector produced commodity products in the amount of 51.3 billion tenge, the physical volume index amounted to 92.2%.
The decrease is due to a reduction in oxygen production by 18.4%, sulfuric acid in monohydrate-by 16.2%. Chemical products are mainly intended for the mining and metallurgical industries (acids, gases, explosives, etc.).
The main enterprises of the sub-sector of the chemical industry are Temirtau Electrometallurgical Plant LLP (production of carbides, ferrosilicon manganese), Tau-Ken Temir LLP (silicon production), Track LLP (production of greases), Maxam Kazakhstan JSC (production of explosives), Egofom LLP (production of flexible polyurethane foam (foam rubber).
The technology for the production of calcium carbide involves the formation of substandard fractions requiring utilization, in connection with this it is planned to produce importers substituting and export-oriented products: vinyl butyl ether, vinylin, vinyl flooring, household chemical products, maleic anhydride, unsaturated polyester resins, in prospect synthetic rubbers. The implementation of these projects has a multiplier effect due to the fact that these products are used in chemical, mining and metallurgical, construction and other industries.
In 2018, the volume of production in metallurgy amounted to 1,535.5 billion tenge, IFO - 94.2%, the share in industry 67.1%. The main reason for the decline is the suspension of steel production at the ArcelorMittal Temirtau metallurgical plant due to the accident of accidents at gas pipelines.
For 11 months of 2019, in the metallurgy sector related to the mining and metallurgical complex, the IFO amounted to 99.4% (1321.3 billion tenge). The share of metallurgy in the manufacturing industry is 56.3%.
In January – November 2019, at ArcelorMittal Temirtau JSC, steel production amounted to 3386.7 thousand tons or 102.7% (fact 11 months 2018, 3297.7 thousand tons).
For Kazakhmys Corporation LLP, for 11 months of 2019, refined copper production amounted to 325.4 thousand tons or an increase of 10.9% compared to the corresponding period of the previous year (the fact of 11 months of 2018 year 293.4 thousand tons)
The machine-building industry is one of the priority, dynamically developing industries with great potential.
The volume of production for 11 months of 2019 amounted to 4.7% of the total manufacturing industry in the region and reached 135.7 billion tenge, which is 7.6% more than the output for 11 months of 2018.
The growth was achieved due to an increase in the volume of production of electrical equipment (13.7 billion tenge), production of machinery and equipment not included in other categories (25.4 billion tenge) and repair and installation of machinery and equipment (94.2 billion tenge).
In the structure of production of machine-building products, the predominant share of output falls on the repair and installation of machinery and equipment (70%), the production of machinery and equipment not elsewhere classified (19%), the production of electrical equipment is 10%.
The main enterprises in the machine-building industry are: “Karaganda Foundry and Machine-Building Plant” “Maker” LLP, “Kazcentrelektropovod” LLP, “Kurylysmet” LLP, “ELTO Systems” LLP, “Kargormash-M” LLP, “NPF“ Technology ”LLP“ Technology ”LLP Karaganda Machine-Building Plant named after Parkhomenko.”
Light industry output in the total manufacturing industry is less than 1% (0.1% - 0.3%).
The volume of production of light industry products for 11 months of 2019 amounted to 4744.5 million tenge, the physical volume index of 92.9%.
In the context of sub-sectors: textile production-84.2%, clothing production-90.6%, leather production - 98.2%.
At light industry enterprises, the average load is 50%.
Light industry enterprises supply their products mainly to system-forming and large enterprises, as well as to the Ministry of defense, the Ministry of internal Affairs and other government agencies.
The capacity of light industry enterprises can cover the needs of medical, educational and other organizations in the region.
The main enterprises of the industry:
- “Yutariya LTD” LLP (production of workwear);
- Temirtau associates and ancillaries LLP (production of workwear and hosiery products);
-Saransk sewing and knitting factory “Galex Plus” LLP (production of special and working clothes);
- “Karaganda Shoe factory” LLP (production of specialized and working shoes);
- Too “Tagam” (production of hosiery);
- “ESCO” LLP (production of hosiery);
-Rumi-EN LLP (production of hosiery).
In the retail market, products of the hosiery segment of “Tagam” LLP, “ESCO” LLP, “Rumi-EN” LLP are presented, “Karaganda Shoe factory” LLP specializes in the production of special footwear.
In 2018, the manufacturing industry ranks 1st in terms of contribution to the gross domestic product, the share was 32.1%:
- in the industrial structure, the manufacturing sector accounts for 76.8% (1,935.1 million tenge);
- 29.4% (143.8 million tenge) of investments in fixed assets were directed to the manufacturing industry;
- 13.8% (90.3 thousand people) of the economically active population of the region at working age are employed;
The main enterprises of the leading industry are:
- the world's first steel producer, a large metallurgical multinational company ArcelorMittal (ArcelorMittal Temirtau JSC), which has enterprises of the full metallurgical cycle, coal mines of the Karaganda basin, a thermal power station, auxiliary and maintenance production infrastructure;
- a diversified mining and smelting enterprise LLP “Corporation Kazakhmys”, which is a production with a complete cycle, and combining a number of factories, mines and energy facilities.
In 2015, the volume of production in the manufacturing industry amounted to 1 062.3 billion tenge (IFO-110.6%). Specific weight-75%.
In 2016, the volume of production is 1,530. 6 billion tenge (IFO – 107.3%). The specific weight is 78.6%.
In 2017, the volume of production is 1 802.3 billion tenge (IFO – 103.4%). The share is 77.7%.
In 2018, the volume of production is 1 935.0 billion tenge (IFO – 100.2%). The specific weight is 76.8%.
For 11 months of 2019, 1 788.2 billion tenge (IFO-97.5%). The specific weight is 76.2%.
The main manufacturing industries are: metallurgy (73.9%), engineering (7.6%) and other non-metal products (3.3%).
In Karaganda region, the largest mining and metallurgical enterprises are: “ArcelorMittal Temirtau” JSC, “Kazakhmys Corporation” LLP, “Zhairemsky GOK” JSC, “Kazmarganets” RU, “Nova Zinc” LLP, “Shubarkol Komir” JSC.
For 11 months of 2019, industrial products at current prices of 2,346.9 billion tenge were produced, which is 101.7% compared to the previous year.
In the industrial structure of the region, the share of mining industry was 15.3 %, the share of manufacturing industry-76.2 %.
For 11 months of 2019, 347.1 thousand tons of refined copper (112.5%), 3 392.3 thousand tons of unrefined steel (102.7%), 1.860.7 thousand tons of flat rolled products (75.1%) were produced.
In the metal ore mining industry, the IFO amounted to 124.6% (142.9 billion tenge).
12 678,1 thousand tons of iron ore (98.7%), 30 047,4 thousand tons of copper ore (109,7%) were extracted, 2 597,6 thousand tons of iron ore concentrate (82,9%) and 12 832,2 thousand tons of copper concentrate (127%) were produced.
The main enterprises exploring and developing manganese, iron-manganese and iron ore deposits in the region are JSC “Zhairemsky GOK”, RU “Kazmarganets”, LLP “Orken-Kentobe”, LLP “Orken-Atasu”, LLP “Bapy mining”.
The main mining and processing enterprise for lead-zinc ores are Nova-Zinc LLP and Zhairemsky GOK JSC.
The main mining enterprises for the extraction and enrichment of copper ore are Kazakhmys Corporation LLP, Altai Polymetals LLP, Sary-Arka Copper LLP.
The main coal mining enterprises of the region are ArcelorMittal Temirtau JSC, Shubarkol Komir JSC, Kazakhmys Koal LLP, Molodyozhniy and Kuu-Chekinskiy open pits, Sat Komir JSC, Razrez Kuznetskiy LLP and other small coal enterprises.
According to the results of 11 months of 2019, the indicators of large mining enterprises which provide the main volume of production are positive.
The coal department of ArcelorMittal Temirtau JSC produced more than 8.8 million tons of coal.
AMT's iron ore department (Orken-Kontobe LLP, Orken-Atasu LLP) produced 1,398 thousand tons of iron concentrate (fact 11 months – 1535.1 thousand tons).
At Kazakhmys Corporation LLP, copper ore production amounted to 25.7 million tons, or 102% compared to the fact of 11 months of 2018.
The output of copper concentrate increased by 1% (due to the reduction of the copper content in the ore).
At JSC Zhairemsky GOK, the production of manganese concentrate amounted to 98.7 thousand tons against the fact of 11 months of 2018, 248.7 thousand tons, or a decrease of 60.3%, production of lead-zinc concentrate - 138.9 thousand tons, or an increase of 35.8%.
In Kazmanganets RU, the output of manganese concentrate amounted to 165.3 thousand tons against the fact for the corresponding period last year, 145.7 thousand tons or an increase of 13.7%.
In 2019, it is planned to produce 168 thousand tons of manganese concentrate, or an increase of 15.4 %.
At Nova - Zinc LLP, the output of zinc in zinc concentrate amounted to 32.6 thousand tons against the fact of 11 months of 2018 30.1 thousand tons or an increase of 8.3%. Output of lead in lead concentrate – 4.8 thousand tons against 4.2 thousand tons in 2018, or an increase of 14.3%.
In 2019, it is planned – 35 thousand tons of zinc in zinc concentrate or an increase of 5.4%, 4.8 thousand tons of lead in lead concentrate (98.5%).
Due to open-pit mining, in 2017 the company switched to the combined method of ore extraction (open - pit and underground method) at the Akzhal field.
At «Bapy mining» LLP, the volume of iron concentrate amounted to 1,233. 7 thousand tons compared to the corresponding period last year, 1,172 thousand tons, or an increase of 2.9%. The plan for 2019 is 1 200 thousand tons or 97.2%.
Last year, Sary-ArkaCopper launched a cathode copper plant in Shet district. The plant processes ores of the Almaly deposit.