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Reasons to invest in Kostanay region

Удобное географическое расположение Convenient geographical location
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 region borders on four regions of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Aktobe, Karaganda, Akmola and North Kazakhstan) and the three regions of the Russian Federation (Orenburg, Chelyabinsk and Kurgan). Kostanay opens the market of more than 25 million people.
Благоприятный бизнес-климатFavorable business climate
The evidence of the favorable business climate is an international rating of the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation Doing Business-2016 which allows objectively estimate the legislation dealing with the regulation of business and is used in 185 countries. According 2015 ranking, in the ease of doing business Kazakhstan ranked 41th, including " "Taxation" - ranked 18th", "Registration of companies" - ranked 21th.

Gross regional product for the last 10 years has increased in 5 times and amounts to 6.22 billion USD.

In 2016 the regional enterprises output amounted to 1.75 billion USD.
In 2016, the total investment amounted to more than 0.52  billion USD.

At present the foreign economic relations of the regional enterprises include more than 80 states.

The regional products are mainly exported to China, Russian Federation, Switzerland, Uzbekistan and other countries. The products have been imported from 66 countries, the largest of which are the Russian Federation, Japan, China, Germany, Ukrain and others.
Car production in Kostanay region are implemented with partnership of Peugeot, Iveco, Ssang Young, Hyundai, Jac and Geely.
Наличие высококвалифицированных трудовых ресурсов Availability of highly skilled labor source
  • Population: 883.9 thousand
  • The number of hired employees at the enterprises of the region is 188627
  • Economically active population is 74 %
  • The average monthly salary per employee in 2016 amounted to 315 USD 
  • 8 higher education institutions with 20.1 students 
  • 41 technical and professional education organizations with 23.8 students
Богатые природные ресурсыRich natural resources

Kostanay region has 32 kinds of mineral resources known and studied. About 400 mineral deposits have been explored, including: building materials - 234 deposits, iron - 18, bauxite - 22, gold - 7, titanium - 2, coal - 10,1 deposit for each of silver, nickel and zinc. The region is a unique iron-ore and bauxite base of the country. 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.

In Kostanay region the largest mineral resources management companies are:

  • JSC "SSGPO" (underground mining of iron ore, production of iron ore rolls and concentrate were started);
  • JSC "Varvarinskoye" (production of copper concentrate and "Dore" alloy);
  • Branch of JSC "Aluminum of Kazakhstan" Krasnooktyabrskoye bauxite radio control (bauxite mining);
  • JSC "Kostanay minerals" (mining and dressing treatment of chrysotile asbestos);
  • Lisakovsk branch of LLP "Orken" (mining and dressing treatment of iron ore)

Поддержка инвестиционной деятельности Investment activities support

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.
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.

The administration of Kostanay region guarantees to investors:

  • to create optimal conditions for successful implementation of investment project
  • maximum support at all stages of the project
  • •operative solving of problems, process transparency, and open dialogue.

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