As of January 2019, the share of manufacturing industry from industrial production as a whole amounted to 32.9% (0.7 trillion tenge, -10.8% year-on-year). In 2017, the production output of the manufacturing industry was 0.8 trillion tenge, the share from the industry is 36.5%.
The largest share in the industry is mining industry and quarrying – 60.3% (production output — 1.3 trillion tenge).
Over the current year, the investments in the country’s manufacturing industry has decreased. Thus, as of January 2019, the volume of investments in the industry amounted to 51 billion tenge decreasing immediately to 72.7% in comparison with the same period in 2018. In 2018, the figure was 186.4 billion tenge with an annual growth of 157.2%.
The foreign investors have become less interested in financing the manufacturing sector. Thus, in January–September 2018, the volume of FDI* in the industry amounted to $ 2.8 billion. US dollars – 26% less than a year before. In 2018, the volume of the foreign investments reached 3.8 billion US dollars at the annual growth of 30.5%.
* Foreign direct investments.
The largest volume of investments in the manufacturing industry by region in January 2019 falls on the Karaganda region: 16.8 bln tenge The share of the total investment in the industry is 33%. Shymkent possesses the second place: 13.5 bln tenge (share — 26.5%). Almaty region closes the top three: 5.7 bln tenge (share — 11.2%).