Kostanay region is located in the center of the consumer market of more than 25 million people. The region has a favorable economic and geographical location thanks to the neighboring advanced industrial areas such as the Urals in the west and the Central Kazakhstan in the south-east. Kostanay opens the market of more than 25 million people.Development indicators in the region
In the international ranking of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation Doing Business in 2013 Kazakhstan ranked 49th in Ease of Doing Business, including "Protection of investors" - ranked 10th, "Taxation" - ranked 7th", "Registration of companies" - ranked 25th.
Gross regional product for the last 10 years has increased in 4.2 times and amounted to 4.8 bln. USD.
Such companies as Toyota Motor, Peugeot, Iveco and Ssang Young Motor successfully do thier business in Kostanay region
Population: 880.7 thousand
Economically active population is 75.7 %
The average monthly salary per employee in September 2013 amounted to 540 USD
8 higher education institutions with 24,980 students
48 technical and professional education organizations with 31,168 students
The region contains 92.6% of iron ore (4% of the world's reserve), 98.2% of bauxite, 81.2% of cobalt, 51.6% of nickel, 4.6% of titanium, 3.1% of gold of the total balance reserves of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
About 400 mineral deposits have been explored.
Such companies as ENRC and Arcelor Mittal successfully do their business in Kostanay region
Attracting investment is a priority of Kostanay region. Foreign investors can get professional support in the Investment attraction and innovation support center of JSC "SEC" Tobol" designed to facilitate investments and business in Kostanay region during selection of places for business accommodation.Development indicators in the region