Review: Development results of Kostanay region for January-September 2019

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 19:12:02

Diversification of the economy initiated by the First President – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev is taking place in Kazakhstan. The Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev supported the course designated by Elbasy. Kostanay region, being an industrial focus of the country, actively implements state programs and makes a great contribution to the development of the socio-economic potential of Kazakhstan. PrimeMinister.kz prepared a detailed report on the development of the region for 9 months of 2019.

Industry, agriculture, tourism, small and medium-sized enterprises are successfully growing in Kostanay region. Since the beginning of the year, positive results have been achieved in all these areas. This is evidenced by the results of the socio-economic development of the region for 9 months of 2019.

 

Industry and State Program of Industrial and Economic Development: 700 enterprises and 42 thousand employees

Kostanay region is characterized as an industrial-agrarian region. In the structure of the gross regional product, 26.1% is accounted for industry, 10.1% — for agriculture.

As of March 1, 2019, about 700 enterprises with more than 42 thousand employees are engaged in industrial production.

According to the data provided by the akimat of the region, the volume of industrial production for 9 months of 2019 amounted to 862.8 billion tenge. Volumes in the mining industry — 373.4 billion tenge.

In the manufacturing industry, production volumes increased by 23.8% and amounted to 446.6 billion tenge.

The growth was achieved due to an increase in volumes in mechanical engineering by 95.9% (share in processing — 36.4%), metallurgy — by 28.3% (share in processing — 21.6%), as well as in the production of finished metal products, except machinery and equipment, and light industry.

Within the framework of the 2019 Entrepreneurship Support Map, it is planned to implement two projects worth 5 billion tenge:

  • Construction of a mill complex and a granary of SALAMAT Company LLP;
  • Construction of a waste sorting complex of ECOCITYKZ LLP.

The mining industry prevails in the region’s production structure, its share is 41.5%. The mining industry includes such enterprises as: JSC Sokolov-Sarbay Mining and Processing Association, JSC Varvarinskoye, JSC Kostanay Minerals, Komarov Mining Enterprise LLP, Lisakovsky branch of Orken LLP, branches of Aluminum of Kazakhstan JSC KBRU and TBRU, LLP Brandt.

The largest mining enterprise in Kazakhstan is the Sokolov-Sarbay Association, the main consumers of products (iron ore concentrate, pellets) of which are Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works OJSC, ArcelorMittal Temirtau JSC and Chinese enterprises.

Deposits of gold, copper, titanium, nickel, coal, and lead-zinc ores have been explored in the region. The region is also rich in non-metallic minerals: refractory clays, building stone and sand.

The share of the metallurgical industry in the manufacturing industry of the region in 2018 amounted to 19.8%. The main producers of metallurgical products in the region are EvrazKaspianStal LLP, SSGPO JSC, MehLitKom LLP.

The flagship of the industry is EvrazKaspianStal LLP, which in 2013 implemented the project “Construction of a small-grade rolling mill with a capacity of up to 450 thousand tons of rolled steel per year in Kostanay.” The launch of this plant made it possible to provide the domestic market and construction industry enterprises with quality rental.

The basis of non-ferrous metallurgy is JSC Varvarinskoye, LLP Brandt.

Varvarinskoye JSC is a gold ore-processing enterprise for the production of the Dore alloy.

At a good pace, the machine-building industry is developing in the region, whose share in the total volume of manufacturing industry output at the end of 2018 was 25.2%. The basis of the region’s engineering industry is: SaryarkaAvtoProm LLP, KZ Agromashholding JSC, Olzha Agrotehmash LLP, Dormash LLP, Asmadin Project LLP, Don Mar LLP and others.

The automotive industry of the Kostanay region is not only one of the young industries in the economy of the region and the country as a whole, but also an indicator of the state of development of non-primary production.

SaryarkaAvtoProm LLP, which is part of the Allur Group of Companies, is assembling more than 50 models of cars of 8 brands (Peugeot, Iveco, Hyundai, JAC, Chevrolet Niva, Ravon, MAN, Ankai), the production of which is carried out both by large and small knots assembly. Since 2010, over 29 thousand cars have been assembled on the Kostanay site.

AgromashHolding KZ JSC is the only industrial enterprise in Kazakhstan that produces combine harvesters, as well as additional products in a wide assortment.

Such enterprises as OlzhaAgrotehmash LLP (assembly of tractors, production of spare parts for them and the provision of agricultural machinery repair services), Dormash LLP (manufacturing of spare parts, repair of units and assemblies of agricultural and road equipment), Don Mar LLP (production of trailed gross reapers) provide farmers of the region with agricultural machinery and spare parts for them.

The first Kirovets plant for the production of energy-saturated tractors was built in the Kostanay industrial zone under a program of industrial cooperation. The opening ceremony of the plant with the participation of the Prime Minister Askar Mamin took place Oct. 23, 2019.

The project cost exceeds 7 billion tenge. They plan to produce 500 units of agricultural machinery per year at the new enterprise.

Director of the plant for the production of energy-saturated tractors Kirovets Nikolay Zubarev said that the plant will create 500 jobs. Taking into account the staff involved, up to 700 jobs.

“The localization level will increase to 50%. The engineering staff of the plant is being trained on the conveyors of the Petersburgsky Tractorny Zavod. This tractor is highly demanded. This is the best-selling product of all energy-saturated tractors. It is a market leader. The sales level is above 50%,” said the director of the plant.

Given the high pace of industrial and civil construction, the development of production of building materials plays an important role in the economy of the region. The region produces ready-mixed concrete and concrete products, building sand, reinforcement, pipes from ethylene polymers, prefabricated building structures made of concrete, window and door blocks made of plastic, and brick.

The largest industry representatives are Kostanay MBI LLP, a house-building plant, BK-Stroy LLP, Rudnensky cement plant LLP, Romana Group LLP.

Kostanay-MBI LLP produces all the necessary material for civil, rural and industrial construction. Here they can produce up to 130 thousand cubic meters of concrete and 70 thousand square meters of housing annually. Three-layer panels with flexible connections allow you to build houses without welding, according to the principle of a large designer. Such nine-story buildings appeared in new microdistricts of the regional center.

The plant takes part in the implementation of the Nurly Zher State Program. Since 2014, the plant has produced about 35 thousand m² of housing.

Director of the house-building plant of Kostanay MBI LLP Vladimir Annenko informed that the house had been built at the Airport microdistrict. The construction of the house begins in the Yubileiny residential complex. Next year, it is planned to build 12 and 16-story houses in the Bereka microdistricts and five-story houses in the Kunai microdistrict.

“The plant consists of a section for the production of hollow core slabs, a section for the production of wall panels, additional elements and a pallet circulation workshop. Here, a full cycle of reinforced concrete products is made from foundations to floor slabs of houses,” Annenko said.

Light industry is developing at a good pace. The industry is represented by 29 business entities. They produce textiles, clothing, felted shoes, non-woven materials and hats. Last year, products worth more than 2.5 billion tenge were produced. A road map for the development of light industry has been developed in the region.

Bolshevichka sewing factory is one of the largest enterprises of light industry in Kazakhstan. Since 1941, the company has specialized in military topics. The main clients are the Ministry of Defense, the National Guard, law enforcement agencies, subsoil users, large industrial enterprises of Kazakhstan. In addition, school uniforms, outerwear and so on are sewn here. Today it produces 88 thousand products a year.

According to the deputy director of the Bolshevichka sewing factory Arsen Zhetpispayev, today the company employs 250 people. The factory actively interacts with educational institutions of the region. Young specialists, as well as the unemployed from the labor exchange, undergo practical training and are employed at the enterprise. The average salary is 90-100 thousand tenge.

“At the moment, we are implementing plans for investment and modernization of the garment factory. We plan to increase the number of staff. We plan to attract additional investments. Within the framework of the Economy of Simple Things program, we plan to attract additional financing, which is necessary for the development of production,” said the deputy director of the factory.

 

Food Production: 3.2% Increase

In the overall structure of the manufacturing industry, the share of food production is 31.6%.

As of Oct. 1, 2019, commodity products worth 141.1 billion tenge were produced, which is 3.2% more than the same period in 2018 (136.9 billion tenge).

The processing enterprises of the region produce over 70 types of bakery products, 4-5 varieties of flour from 2 varieties to the Premium class, about 25 types of pasta, over 200 types of dairy and meat products, vegetable oil (sunflower, rapeseed, linseed, safflower, mustard, etc. .), cereals (buckwheat, barley, wheat, pearl barley, red lentils, semolina, corn).

Food industry enterprises produce dairy, flour-grinding, meat products, confectionery, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and vegetable oil, which are sold both on the territory of our republic and in countries near and far abroad.

According to the results for January-September 2019, the export of agricultural products amounted to 1.2 million tons worth $280 million. The export of processed products amounted to 0.4 million tons to the amount of $110 million.

Meat is exported to the Russian Federation and Uzbekistan, dairy products to Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, vegetable oils to China, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, pasta to Afghanistan, Turkmenistan, Georgia and Russia, flour to 8 countries (mainly Afghanistan, Uzbekistan).

Large flour milling enterprises are Asalia LLP, Salamat LLP, Aruana LLP, Asia Uni LLP, Best Kostanay LLP, Kostanay Flour Mill JSC, Vadisa M LLP, Senate LLP, etc.

Milk processing enterprises — DEP LLP, Milkh LLP, Cosmis Branch RG Brands Kazakhstan LLP, meat processing enterprises Karasu Et LLP, Ayan Ozat LLP, Torgai Et LLP, Irina and K LLP.

Oilseed processing enterprises — Prombaza 7 LLP, K-Oil LLP, Zharkol-007 LLP, etc.

The enterprises for the production of pasta are JSC Kostanay Flour Mill and LLP Zlak Plus.

Cereals production enterprises — Mibeka LLP and Olzha Agro LLP.

 

Agriculture: Innovation and Technology Upgrade

The growth of indicators is also noted in agriculture, where the volume of gross output is increased to 248.8 billion tenge.

The number of cattle increased by 2.3% (462.7 thousand), horses — by 6.9% (124.1 thousand), sheep and goats — 2.9% (506.7 thousand).

At the enterprises of the region highly effective innovative digital technologies are being introduced, an intensive updating of equipment is being carried out. In general, further development in the crop and livestock sectors is carried out by continuing to diversify the structure of sown areas, varietal renewal, introducing highly productive varieties, increasing livestock productivity, and improving breeding. All this work is aimed at increasing the efficiency and growth of production, increasing the output of high-quality competitive products that are in demand in the domestic and foreign markets.

According to the Kostanay regional akimat, for 2019 the region, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan brought the task for the export of beef meat 1,500 tons. As of Oct. 23, 2019, 1,708 tons (114%) of beef meat was exported. 41.1 tons of mutton and 50.8 tons of pork were exported in slaughter weight to the Russian Federation.

This year, the area of ​​spring sowing amounted to 4.7 million hectares. As part of the diversification of the sown area structure, wheat areas were reduced by 198 thousand ha, oilseeds increased to 510 thousand ha, which is 80.5 thousand ha more than the previous year (in 2018 — 429.5 thousand ha ) Feed crops (barley and oats) were sown more than 116 thousand ha, their area amounted to 603 thousand ha (in 2018 — 486.8 thousand ha).

In 2019, 1.5 billion tenge were allocated for subsidizing the development of seed production under the program Support for Seed Production. The number of paid applications for acquired elite seeds and the first reproduction in 2019 is 703 applications (in 2018 — 498 applications).

Harvesting crops in the region is completed. According to operational data, the gross grain harvest is 3 million tons, the average yield in the region amounted to 7.6 c / ha.

 

State Support of Small and Medium Enterprises

As of Oct. 1, 2019, there are 5,081 operating small and medium-sized enterprises in the region, which is 106.7% compared to the same period in 2018. Of these, 7,740 are legal entities of small business, 145 are legal entities of medium business, 41091 are individual entrepreneurs, and 6105 are peasant farms. The largest number of operating SMEs is in Kostanay (25,632), the city of Rudny (6,593), the Kostanay district (3,382), the city of Arkalyk (2,306), the Zhitikarin district (1,940), Lisakovsk city (1,573), Fedorovsky district (1,653).

As of Oct. 1, 2019, within the framework of the Business Road Map 2020 State Program for Business Support and Development, 176 projects worth 8,461.1 million tenge were approved for loans. They include 112 applications for subsidizing interest rates on approved bank loans of 5,845.3 million tenge; for partial guaranteeing of loans — 64 projects for 2,615.8 million tenge.

In the framework of the Fourth Social Initiative, Enhancing Microcredit, in 2018, 1,039 microloans worth 4.3 billion tenge were approved. In 2019, the issuance of microloans continues.

In 2019, 3.3 billion tenge is provided for microcredit, of which 3 billion tenge — for lending in rural areas, 37.1 million tenge — in cities. As of Oct. 1, 2019, 606 microloans worth 2,454.6 million tenge were approved (547 microloans worth 1,866.9 million tenge in rural areas, 59 microloans worth 677.7 million tenge in cities). Financial institutions are considering 48 applications worth 321 million tenge.

Microcrediting in rural areas is carried out through the fund of the Fund for Financial Support of Agriculture JSC and the Atameken Kostanay Microfinance Organization LLP, in cities through second-tier banks funded by the Russian Federation Damu Entrepreneurship Development Fund JSC.

Within the framework of regional programs, 48 ​​microloans in the amount of 299.6 million tenge were approved through the Atameken Kostanay MFI, and 2 projects in the amount of 35 million tenge were approved under the Qos Qoldau program.

As of Sep. 1, 2019, only second-tier banks issued loans to small businesses in the amount of 197.5 billion tenge, which is 21.5% more than in 2018.

 

Resolving Housing Issues: In 2019, 330 Thousand m² of Housing to be Built

The volume of construction work amounted to 85 billion tenge, or 105.7% compared to the corresponding period of 2018. 264.5 thousand square meters were commissioned. m of housing (an increase of 16.2%).

To solve housing issues in the Kostanay region, the implementation of the Nurly Zher State Housing Program and the 7-20-25 Mortgage Housing Lending Program are ongoing. New housing opportunities for every family. ”

In 2019, within the framework of the Nurly Zher Program, 330 thousand square meters will be built in the region m of housing, which is 10% higher than last year (in 2018, 299.3 thousand square meters were commissioned).

For 9 months of 2019, 264.5 thousand square meters were commissioned by all sources of financing. m of housing or 2 825 apartments and houses. The growth in commissioning of housing commissioning over 9 months amounted to 116.2% compared to the same period in 2018. Until the end of this year, at the expense of all sources of financing, about 70 thousand square meters of housing will be introduced.

In addition, in 2019, on the initiative of Elbasy, a new Baqytty Otbasy program was launched with a preferential rate of 2% and an initial payment of 10%.

The Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan brought the forecast loan limit to 1,870 million for 225 applications for lending to low-income families.

To date, Housing Construction Savings Bank JSC accepted for consideration 176 applications worth 1,325.4 million tenge, all applications were approved. 45 loans were issued for 346.6 million tenge (13 large families in the amount of 111.6 million tenge, 28 single-parent families in the amount of 200.4 million tenge, 4 families with disabled children in the amount of 34.6 million tenge).

 

66% of Roads in Good and Satisfactory Condition

The road network of regional and district significance of the region is one of the longest in the republic and amounts to 7,879 km (2nd place among the regions of the country), 2,208 km — of the regional, 5,671 km — of district significance.

In total, in 2019, local reconstruction of the highway network carried out reconstruction, overhaul and medium repairs, totaling 14.5 billion tenge, and 514 km of roads were covered by the repair.

Today, the share of roads in good and satisfactory condition of regional and district significance is 66%. In dynamics, this indicator has annual growth.

As for the projects on which the average repairs are carried out on a parity basis, as of Oct. 23, 2019, out of 40 repair sections of roads of regional and district significance, 508 km long, totaling 13.6 billion tenge, work has already been completed on 38 sites worth 13.3 billion tenge.

Construction and installation work on the average repair is carried out on 2 sections of roads.

Also in 2019, the reconstruction of a section of the regional railway Uzunkol – Sarykol is underway. The implementation of this project began in 2017 and is planned to be completed in 2020.

 

For 9 Months of 2019, Employment Measures Covered over 21 Thousand People

One of the best in the republic can be called the situation on the labor market of the Kostanay region. It positively reflects the implementation of activities under state programs, regional development programs, and the creation of new jobs.

In the II quarter of this year, compared with the same period in 2017, the unemployment rate decreased by 0.2 percentage points and amounted to 4.7%. The share of unproductively self-employed citizens in the self-employed population decreased by 1.3 percentage points (from 15.9% to 14.6%).

The average monthly salary for January-June 2019 increased by 14.1% and amounted to 136,816 tenge.

One of the key programs in the field of employment is the Enbek Program for Development of Productive Employment and Mass Entrepreneurship for 2017–2021. The main goal of the Program is to promote productive employment and involvement in productive employment.

According to the akimat of the Kostanay region, for 9 months of 2019, more than 21 thousand people were covered by employment measures under the Program, including:

  • More than 15 thousand people are employed, of which 11 thousand are permanent workers.
  • About 4.5 thousand people are sent for training in popular specialties, as well as the basics of doing business.
  • More than one thousand microloans and business grants have been issued.

As of October 2019, 2,802 people are studying at the colleges of the region as part of the implementation of the first area of ​​the Enbek Productive Employment and Mass Entrepreneurship Development Program. This year, 21 students completed their studies (majoring in repair and maintenance of automobile transport, locksmith for automobile repair), 18, or 86% were employed.

For the population, a mobile Mobile Training Center operates on the basis of the Kostanay Industrial Pedagogical College, on the basis of which 328 students from 5 professions have been trained since 2017. Until the end of this month, 23 more people will be trained.

 

Digitalization of Healthcare and Preparation for Implementation of Complulsory Social Health Insurance

Health sector is also showing good results.

For example, in the framework of the implementation of the Digital Kazakhstan state program, phased work was carried out in all medical organizations of the region to implement the DamuMed comprehensive medical information system, paperless medical records were introduced in 43 medical organizations of the region (which is 100% of the plan).

In 2018, 469 million tenge was allocated from the regional budget for the purchase of computer equipment and providing access to the Internet. As a result, access to the Internet by healthcare organizations amounted to 95.8%, and equipping with computer equipment — 100%.

Of the 873,163 population of the region, 770,618 outpatient cards, or 89%, were digitized according to the register of attached population.

Coverage with mobile applications is 118,209 people, or 24.11% of the active Internet population (490,297 people).

All medical workers received training in working with the medical information system.

Digital aid posts have been organized in 26 (100%) organizations providing primary health care, where patients can familiarize themselves with the use of the mobile application and the patient’s personal account.

The outreach of the adult population participating in the meetings is 97.5%.

In order to popularize the digitalization of the healthcare sector, the provision of public services, informational and explanatory work is regularly carried out in the media, social networks, through outdoor advertising, and informational brochures and booklets are being replicated.

From July 1, 2017 to Sep. 30, 2019, the receipt of contributions and deductions for compulsory medical insurance in the republic amounted to 214.5 billion tenge. Of these, from payers of the Kostanay region — 8.8 billion tenge (4.2%) for 346,215 people.

In 2019, 81.5 billion tenge arrived In the republic, including in the Kostanai region — 3.3 billion tenge for 259,760 people.

This year, an increase in the number of participants in the medical insurance system has been observed, primarily due to the payers of the Unified Aggregate Payment. As of Oct. 1, 2019, 5,070 people paid the UAP.

In 2019, the branch of the fund concluded agreements with 61 medical organizations, 19 of which are private or 31%. The total amount of contracts for the provision of services to the population within the guaranteed volume of medical care in 2019 is 40.9 billion tenge.

As of Oct. 1, 27.6 billion tenge or 67% of the amount of concluded contracts for the provision of medical care under the guaranteed volume of medical care was paid to the Fund’s suppliers. The allocated amounts are sufficient to cover the operating expenses of medical organizations.

With the introduction of the Social Insurance system in 2020, health financing in the region is expected to increase by 1.3 times compared to 2019.

As of Aug. 1, according to statistics, 870,231 people live in the Kostanay region. According to the medical information system Register of the Attached Population, there are 20,749 people in excess of the total number of inhabitants (as of 30.08.2019 — 28,300 people).

Currently, work is underway to update the data in the system (departed, deceased, etc.).

Information work in the region began in late 2016. The Headquarters continues to work on the implementation of social insurance, the chairman of which is the akim of the region.

Methodological materials have been brought to the information groups of medical organizations, taking into account the amendments to legislative acts, they also inform residents in subordinate areas.

Audio clips are shown at 100 crowded sites, LED monitors located in central squares, work has been done in 4 cities in the region to provide materials for printing data on paper receipts for utility bills, billboards are being placed in accordance with the Law on State procurement.

In order to cover all categories of the population, meetings were held in each rural district. Promotions are regularly held at shopping and entertainment centers, auto and railway stations. Meetings were held with representatives of small and medium-sized businesses, limited liability partnerships, individual entrepreneurs, and budget organizations. Work continues at population counseling centers in public service centers, employment centers and the public reception party Nur Otan.

 

Education: No Three-Shift Schools in Region

Preschool upbringing and education covers 91.2% of children aged 1-6 years, 99.7% — aged 3-6 years. With the dominance of state preschool organizations, the non-state sector is expanding - more than 11%.

Sep. 1, 2019, in the village of Karasu, a Nursubi kindergarten for 96 children was put into operation, and 1 public-private partnership agreement was signed (reconstruction of the building for a nursery garden with 265 children in Rudny).

The educational network of the region includes 1,209 organizations (183 kindergartens, 60 of them private; 407 mini-centers, 12 of them private; 502 day-time, 5 of them private, and 6 evening schools, 35 colleges (26 state educational departments, 2 public health departments and 7 private), 21 organizations of special education, 9 organizations for orphans and children without parental care, 1 center for adaptation of minors, 45 organizations of additional education).

To date, schools with three-shift training in the Kostanay region are absent.

In order to eliminate the three-shift training, this year a secondary school with 900 places was commissioned in the airport microdistrict of Kostanay. In addition, in November 2019, a school for 960 places with the state language of instruction will be opened in the regional center.

Also, in Kostanay, construction of a school for 1,200 places in the Yubileiny microdistrict with a total value of 3.2 billion tenge has begun. In 2019, 1 billion tenge was allocated from the republican budget for the initial stage, the completion date is August 2021.

In the village of Amankaragai in the Auliekol district, instead of the emergency, construction of a new school for 320 seats with the state language of instruction at a total cost of 1.2 billion tenge was started. Construction is scheduled for completion in June 2020.

In 2018, in the framework of the Digital Kazakhstan State Program, Ozat IT-lyceum-boarding school was opened in the region, as well as an IT center at the Kostanay Industrial and Pedagogical College.

All 497 schools (100%) have broadband internet access, including 441 schools (88.7%) have high-speed Internet from 4 Mbps, 447 schools are equipped with Wi-Fi networks (89.9%). The system coverage of filing applications and priority in kindergartens and first grades is 100%.

 

Tourism Development: Over 9 Thousand Foreigners Visited in Six Months

Kostanay region has a rich potential of natural and cultural heritage. Tourism in the Kostanay region is seen as an industry that can create a multiplier effect in the development of the regional hospitality industry, and in some territories it can become the basis of plans for socio-economic development.

For January-June 2019, the region has seen a growth trend in the main indicators of the tourism sector. So, the volume of services provided by the placements amounted to 791,291 million tenge and increased by 5.1% compared to the same period in 2018.

For the 6 months of 2019, the services of accommodation facilities were used by 96,251 citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan, an increase of 11.3% compared to the same period last year.

The number of foreigners increased by 7.7% and amounted to 9424 people.

For the comfortable accommodation of tourists, construction of new and reconstruction of existing tourism facilities is underway.

This year, 12 investment projects will be implemented in the hospitality industry, roadside services and health tourism for a total of 1.1 billion tenge, with the creation of 98 new jobs.

There is an information tourist bureau in the region (organization of excursions along tourist routes, implementation of tour packages), which has developed 30 tourist routes for the sights of the region.

Guides with knowledge of Kazakh, English and Chinese languages ​​were prepared to serve residents and guests (42 people were trained).

Since 2018, in order to systematically develop inbound and domestic tourism, a Master Plan for the development of the tourism industry in the Kostanay region until 2022, as well as an Action Plan for the implementation and promotion of the Kostanay region as a tourist destination, have been implemented.

According to priority types of tourism, the Master Plan defines the main tourist cluster sites, which include:

  • ecological cluster site;
  • cultural and educational cluster site;
  • health-improving (sanatorium) cluster site;
  • hunting trophy cluster site;
  • weekend tourism cluster site;
  • event cluster site.

In accordance with the Action Plan, it is planned to repair roads, install information plates, signs, build new and reconstruct existing tourism facilities and bring the necessary infrastructure to them.

In 2019, 10.3 million tenge was allocated from the regional budget for the development of the tourism industry.

So, in the first half of the year, the delegation of the region took part in the international tourism exhibition KITF-2019 in Almaty.

To carry out active image-building work, the development and production of information-handout and souvenir products is constantly ongoing.

May 3, 2019, the II Regional Tourism Exhibition “Kostanay. Tourism 2019” took place.

Representatives of tourist organizations of the Kostanay region, regions of Kazakhstan (Akmola, Almaty, West Kazakhstan, Pavlodar, North Kazakhstan regions, Shymkent and Almaty) and border regions of the Russian Federation (Kurgan and Chelyabinsk regions) took part in the exhibition.

Within the framework of the exhibition, two memorandums of cooperation in tourism were concluded between the Kostanay region and the West Kazakhstan and Akmola regions.

Also May 4, the information tour “Melody of the Great Steppe – Tulip Festival – Ainaldym Senen, Atamekenim” in Amangeldy district was held for representatives of tourist organizations in the regions of Kazakhstan and Russia. The grand opening of the festival began with kyu performed by 500 dombrists.

The participants of the information tour were shown the traditions and customs of the Kazakh people: performances in Audaryspaq, Qyz Quu, Tenge Alu, making kumys and tasting it, the opening of the Sheberler Auyly site and participation in master classes in craft art a tour of the sacred places of the district.

June 14, 2019, representatives of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Industrial and Innovative Development of the Akimat of the Kostanay Region took part in the opening of the tourist season in the Imantau-Shalkar resort zone of the North Kazakhstan Region. The purpose of the event is the development of domestic tourism, the promotion of tourist opportunities in the regions of Kazakhstan, the organization of an interactive platform for cooperation between the regions of the country.


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06 November 2019, 10:08
In 2020, 80 billion tenge to be allocated for modernization of rural infrastructure — Roman Sklyar
06 November 2019, 10:00
Askar Mamin: Implementation of Aul – El Besigi project to improve quality of life of 7 million rural residents
06 November 2019, 09:51
421 billion tenge to be allocated on implementation of Business Roadmap-2025 State Program
05 November 2019, 17:46
Nursultan Nazarbayev visits several objects in Turkistan region
05 November 2019, 13:26
Alikhan Smailov attends opening of II China International Import Expo in Shanghai
05 November 2019, 12:55
Government session to be held Nov. 6 in Ukimet Uyi
04 November 2019, 18:41
Video Digest on Prime Minister Askar Mamin’s participation in XVIII meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the SCO Member States in Tashkent
04 November 2019, 18:20
Kazakhstan and China improving quality and level of bilateral cooperation
04 November 2019, 18:18
Berdibek Saparbayev holds a meeting on issues of maternal and infant mortality
04 November 2019, 15:20
National Museum of Kazakhstan to present exhibition of ancient and medieval art of Kazakhstan in Greece
04 November 2019, 14:27
Youth marathon "El Umiti" takes place in Aktobe
02 November 2019, 12:44
Askar Mamin meets with Premier of PRC State Council Li Keqiang
02 November 2019, 12:38
Askar Mamin presents package of initiatives for development of economic cooperation within SCO
01 November 2019, 17:30
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin meets with Prime Minister of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah
01 November 2019, 17:22
Askar Mamin meets with President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev
01 November 2019, 16:17
Tax wallet and bonuses of 0.5% — Ministry of Finance tells about planned digital innovations
01 November 2019, 15:01
Cost of cash registers to be excluded from tax base of business entities — Ruslan Yensebayev
01 November 2019, 13:41
94% cash desks operate online — Ruslan Yensebayev on accounting of income of business entities
01 November 2019, 11:41
Alikhan Smailov meets with US Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Kazakhstan William Moser and UN Country Team
01 November 2019, 09:17
Prime Minister Askar Mamin will take part in a meeting of the Council of Heads of Government of the SCO member states on Nov. 2 in Tashkent
31 October 2019, 18:52
There is no shortage of open wagons for coal shipment in heating season — Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development
31 October 2019, 18:08
Antimonopoly Committee takes measures to prevent price collusion in coal market
31 October 2019, 17:46
Video Digest following official visit of Prime Minister Askar Mamin to the Kingdom of the Netherlands
31 October 2019, 17:25
Coal price in regions ranges from 7 thousand to 19 thousand tenge per ton — Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development
31 October 2019, 17:09
Sergazy Omash appointed chairman of Committee on Geodesy and Cartography
31 October 2019, 17:06
Sixty-one million tons of coal delivered to domestic market of Kazakhstan
31 October 2019, 16:12
Press conference to be held on construction and reconstruction of roads
31 October 2019, 16:05
Press conference to be held on implementing online cash registers and tax incentives for business
31 October 2019, 13:01
Berdibek Saparbayev discusses preparations for 2020 Olympics in Tokyo
31 October 2019, 09:31
Roman Sklyar meets with William H. Moser, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to the Republic of Kazakhstan
31 October 2019, 07:40
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin met with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte and took part in Kazakh-Dutch business forum
30 October 2019, 19:05
How is selection for Presidential Youth Personnel Reserve taking place — participants' opinions
30 October 2019, 15:17
Cancelling address certificate: How will public services be provided
30 October 2019, 14:45
Third parties can receive address certificates only with permission of the citizen himself — Ablaykhan Ospanov
30 October 2019, 14:01
Press conference to be held on provision of coal to public utilities sector and population
30 October 2019, 13:15
Information on place of residence to be provided only by residents of border settlements — Ministry of Internal Affairs
30 October 2019, 13:13
Starting Nov. 1, government bodies will not require address information from citizens — Ablaykhan Ospanov
29 October 2019, 19:51
For 9 months of 2019, over 10 thousand microloans issued for implementation of business projects in the countryside
29 October 2019, 19:48
Since the start of Enbek program, 1.3 million people found jobs
29 October 2019, 19:25
Ministry of Commerce of Kazakhstan is preparing a major trade mission to Minsk
29 October 2019, 18:41
Increase in share of renewable energy sources will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 15 million tons — Magzum Mirzagaliyev
29 October 2019, 18:38
By 2025, 2.6 million new jobs to be created in Kazakhstan – Ruslan Dalenov
29 October 2019, 18:33
XII WTO Ministerial Conference to be held in Nur-Sultan
29 October 2019, 17:54
Eighty-seven renewable energy facilities to operate in Kazakhstan by the end of 2019 — Ministry of Energy
29 October 2019, 17:32
Prime Minister Askar Mamin ordered to improve mechanisms of Enbek state program and to develop measures for facilitating labor market by 2025
29 October 2019, 17:30
In 2019, capacity of renewable energy sources in Kazakhstan doubled
29 October 2019, 17:16
Press conference to be held on canceling address reference
29 October 2019, 12:58
National Commission for Modernization chaired by prime minister reviewed implementation of the Head of State’s Address
28 October 2019, 18:36
Facilitating business conditions: How improvement of Kazakhstan’s position in Doing Business ranking affects development of small and medium business
28 October 2019, 17:58
Local and foreign investors use Doing Business rating for guidance — Madiyev on Kazakhstan's joining the TOP-25
28 October 2019, 17:00
Kazakhstan is ahead of Austria, Japan, Spain, France, Switzerland and the CIS countries in Doing Business ranking
28 October 2019, 15:49
Oct. 30, 2019, Prime Minister Askar Mamin to pay official visit to the Netherlands
28 October 2019, 14:54
Government session to be held Oct. 29 in Ukimet Uyi
26 October 2019, 14:33
Berdibek Saparbayev holds a meeting on preparing for celebration of Al-Farabi’s anniversary in Turkistan region
26 October 2019, 07:50
Askar Mamin participates in meetings of CIS and EAEU, and holds talks with Dmitry Medvedev
25 October 2019, 17:28
Berdibek Saparbayev discusses main issues in social sphere with residents of Shymkent
25 October 2019, 15:25
Press conference to be held on developing entrepreneurship and improving business climate in the country
25 October 2019, 13:20
Results of negotiations between Kazakhstan and Russia: Coal transit increased
25 October 2019, 12:48
How Kazakhstan and Russia negotiating over issues of lifting restrictions on transit of Kazakhstani goods
24 October 2019, 19:12
Review: Development results of Kostanay region for January-September 2019
24 October 2019, 17:43
Government Working Group discusses issues of education quality with teachers of Shymkent
24 October 2019, 17:30
Roman Sklyar opens Kazakh-Belarusian business forum in Nur-Sultan
24 October 2019, 15:07
Askar Mamin: Government will take all measures to improve business environment in Kazakhstan
24 October 2019, 15:00
New building of Embassy of the Republic of Belarus opened in Nur-Sultan
24 October 2019, 14:49
Evaluation of candidates for Presidential Personnel Reserve carried out without violations — Zhailganova
24 October 2019, 13:06
No subjective assessment allowed and human factor minimized in selecting to Presidential Personnel Reserve
24 October 2019, 12:16
Three stages of selection to Presidential Youth Personnel Reserve completed
24 October 2019, 10:12
Kazakhstan takes 25th place in Doing Business ranking
23 October 2019, 17:41
Prime Minister Askar Mamin tests first Kirovets tractor manufactured in Kazakhstan
23 October 2019, 17:20
New state program Nurly Zhol, public-private partnership and registration of cars with foreign license plates: What was discussed at the Government session and on the sidelines
23 October 2019, 14:09
Press conference to be held on formation of Presidential Youth Personnel Reserve
22 October 2019, 19:22
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev receives Prime Minister Askar Mamin
22 October 2019, 17:04
Passenger traffic doubled — Kamaliyev speaks about development of civil aviation under Nurly Zhol program
22 October 2019, 16:52
Council for Improving Investment Climate under the Government of Kazakhstan considers issues of cybersecurity
22 October 2019, 16:10
Depreciation of bus fleets reduced by 23% — Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development
22 October 2019, 15:14
Over 400 thousand jobs created under Nurly Zhol program in 5 years
22 October 2019, 12:13
Implementation of new Nurly Zhol State Program for 2020-2025 to create more than 550 thousand jobs
22 October 2019, 11:43
Kazakhstan introduces principle of one window for working with investors on public-private partnership projects
22 October 2019, 11:26
Schuchinsk – Petropavlovsk, Omsk – Pavlodar: Which roads to be paid from 2020
22 October 2019, 11:21
Over 32 thousand new jobs created in the framework of road construction and repair projects — Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development
22 October 2019, 11:12
Committee of Roads of the Republic of Kazakhstan speaks about responsibility of contracting organizations for poor-quality construction
22 October 2019, 11:03
How many roads to be repaired this year, which will become toll roads and who checks the quality — interview with Sairanbek Barmakov
22 October 2019, 10:13
Prime Minister Askar Mamin instructs to step up the development of public-private partnership
22 October 2019, 09:54
Government summed up implementation results of Nurly Zhol State Program for five years and sets goals for 2020-2025
21 October 2019, 18:43
Askar Mamin instructs regions to cooperate with AIFC to attract investment
21 October 2019, 18:39
Anuar Dzhumadildayev appointed chairman of the Committee of Internal State Audit of the Ministry of Finance
21 October 2019, 16:55
Roman Sklyar pays working visit to the Republic of Tatarstan
21 October 2019, 13:24
Government session to be held Oct. 22 in Ukimet Uyi
18 October 2019, 17:02
Head of Government reports to Elbasy on implementation of Nur Otan Party Election Program and Plan of the Nation “100 Concrete Steps”
18 October 2019, 15:43
Meeting chaired by Elbasy with participation of members of the Government, Nur Otan party and its faction in Majilis of the Parliament
18 October 2019, 11:58
Government discusses use of pension savings for purchase of housing and education
18 October 2019, 11:19
Government is constantly working to improve draft laws being developed — expert
18 October 2019, 09:57
“There is money, but there is no result” — Berdibek Saparbayev criticizes execution of Enbek program
17 October 2019, 12:28
Berdibek Saparbayev discusses issues of improving quality of education and health with members of National Council of Public Trust
17 October 2019, 04:06
Artificial Intelligence and Digital Factories: How Industry 4.0 Elements Implemented at Enterprises in Kazakhstan
16 October 2019, 18:59
Comprehensive Cancer Control Plan for 2018-2022 implemented in Kazakhstan — Berdibek Saparbayev
16 October 2019, 10:48
XXI meeting of Kazakh-Russian Intergovernmental Commission held in Nur-Sultan
15 October 2019, 18:56
Developing the economy of simple things: Soft loan program is implemented in Kazakhstan
15 October 2019, 18:32
Intermediate indicators of socio-economic development for 9 months of 2019, bread prices, foreign exchange market, or how the Government session took place
14 October 2019, 18:50
Prime Minister Askar Mamin meets with Singapore Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean
14 October 2019, 17:28
Berdibek Saparbayev recommends teachers in West Kazakhstan region to pay attention to quality of professional education
14 October 2019, 15:05
Food Corporation’s grain output is sufficient to ensure stability of social bread prices in Kazakh market
14 October 2019, 14:37
National Bank observes activation of banks in implementation of the Program of Concessional Lending to Priority Economic Sectors
14 October 2019, 13:14
Implementing President’s Address: Ministry of Agriculture develops Roadmap for Confiscation of Unused Land
14 October 2019, 12:14
According to results of 9 months, state budget revenues increased by 15%, republican — by 19%
14 October 2019, 10:43
Ninety-nine percent of the area of ​​grain crops harvested in Kazakhstan
14 October 2019, 09:51
In 2019, 19.1 million tons of grain threshed in Kazakhstan
14 October 2019, 09:49
For 9 months of 2019, economic growth in Kazakhstan reached 4.3%
12 October 2019, 11:31
Deputy Prime Minister Berdibek Saparbayev pays working visit to Atyrau region
11 October 2019, 21:04
Growth of industrial production, development of agribusiness, investment attraction mechanisms — East Kazakhstan region for eight months of 2019
11 October 2019, 19:19
Video Digest on results of Askar Mamin’s working trip to East Kazakhstan, Almaty and Karaganda regions
11 October 2019, 16:11
Government session to be held Oct. 14 in Ukimet Uyi
11 October 2019, 12:57
Prime Minister Askar Mamin and Prime Minister of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh attend the opening of Kazakh-Mongolian business forum
11 October 2019, 12:29
The public will monitor implementation of rental housing for working youth
11 October 2019, 12:25
What documents necessary to apply for rental housing for young people
11 October 2019, 11:51
Interview on rules for sale of housing to young people: Where to apply for consultation and who has advantages
10 October 2019, 13:56
Prime Minister Askar Mamin holds a meeting with Prime Minister of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh
10 October 2019, 13:12
Prime Minister Askar Mamin attends the opening of VIII Global Summit on Urban Tourism
10 October 2019, 09:47
Roman Sklyar participates in XV meeting of Kazakhstan-Belarus Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation
10 October 2019, 09:29
Berdibek Saparbayev inspects sports and medical facilities in the capital
09 October 2019, 18:43
Prime Minister Askar Mamin inspects progress of major infrastructure projects
09 October 2019, 09:50
Roman Sklyar participates in Kazakh-French investment forum
08 October 2019, 18:38
Improvement of mechanisms for payment of targeted social assistance, development of civil aviation and measures to reduce airfare prices — how the Government session took place
08 October 2019, 18:33
Prime Minister Askar Mamin’s working trip to Semey: 2025 City Development Plan and preparations for 175th anniversary of Abay
08 October 2019, 13:59
The number of foreign tourists in Kazakhstan increases by 10% annually — Kazakh Tourism
08 October 2019, 13:51
By 2022, about 7 thousand new jobs to be created in tourism sector — Kazakh Tourism
08 October 2019, 11:51
Interview on development of tourism industry in Kazakhstan: What attracts foreigners and which region is a leader in ecotourism
08 October 2019, 08:54
Roman Sklyar participates in Kazakh-German business forum
07 October 2019, 13:15
Over the past 7 years, passenger traffic increased by 45 times — Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development
07 October 2019, 13:01
Adjusted mechanism for payment of targeted social assistance to ensure transparency and fairness in helping low-income people — Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population
07 October 2019, 12:09
Askar Zhakenov appointed deputy head of the Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan
07 October 2019, 10:08
Government considers development of civil aviation and lower airfare
07 October 2019, 10:05
Government considers new approaches to providing targeted social assistance
05 October 2019, 13:49
Berdibek Saparbayev meets with the public of Karaganda region
05 October 2019, 10:18
Roman Sklyar met with Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassadors of the French Republic and the Republic of Belarus
04 October 2019, 19:54
Over 98% of needy citizens received government support measures to reduce debt burden
04 October 2019, 18:59
Government session to be held Oct. 7 in Ukimet Uyi
04 October 2019, 17:20
Berdibek Saparbayev gets acquainted with work of Compulsory Social Health Insurance and mobile call centers in Karaganda region
03 October 2019, 19:06
Alikhan Smailov holds personal meetings with citizens at Nur Otan Republican Party’s Public Reception
03 October 2019, 17:33
Deputy Prime Minister Roman Sklyar participates in republican environmental hour
03 October 2019, 11:19
Deputy Prime Minister Berdibek Saparbayev criticizes Ministry of Sports for results at the world championships
02 October 2019, 19:10
Updating budget for 2019, providing Internet access and introducing 5G — how Government session took place
02 October 2019, 18:43
Prime Minister Askar Mamin pays working visits to Shymkent and Turkistan
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