GRP Akmola region in 2018 amounted to 1 trillion. tenge (the share of regional GRP in the GRP of the Republic of Kazakhstan is 2.7%). Among the regions of Kazakhstan in terms of GRP Akmola region is in 13th place.
In the structure of the GRP of the Akmola region, services account for 53.2% or 838 billion tenge, for goods - 39.2% or 433.5 billion tenge. At the same time, in GRP by goods, the largest volume fell on industrial production - 62% or 268.5 billion tenge, the share of agricultural products was 37.9% or 165 billion tenge.
Akmola region is one of the main agricultural regions of Kazakhstan, 38% of the working population of the region are employed here. The region's share in the gross agricultural output of the republic is on average about 10%. The region plays the role of the food belt of the city of Astana.
The gross agricultural output in 2018 amounted to 397 billion tenge, including crop production - 259 billion tenge, livestock products 137 billion tenge. The volume index was 101.7%.
The share of gross output of agriculture in the region was 9.88% in the total gross volume of the country's agro-industrial complex.
Due to the fact that the region is located on the territory of a sharply continental climate, the yield of agricultural crops fluctuates depending on the weather conditions of the corresponding year.
In 2018, in the region, crops were placed on an area of 4.9 million hectares, of which wheat — 3.6 million hectares, grain crops — 4.6 million hectares, fodder crops — 369 thousand hectares, oil crops — 279 thousand ha, potatoes, corn for fodder, vegetables, melons - 18 thousand ha.
The total grain harvest (including wheat) was 53.6 million centners with an average yield of 11.6 centners per hectare, potatoes - 2.8 million centners with a yield of 149.9 centners per hectare, oil crops - 2.1 million centners with yield of 8.3 centners per hectare, vegetables - 546 thousand centners with a yield of 161.1 centners per hectare, corn for feed - 540 thousand centners with a yield of 112.4 centners per hectare, melons - 1.5 thousand centners with a yield 135.9 centners per hectare.
In the livestock industry, the index of physical volume of livestock products amounted to 103.4%.
According to the results of 2018, there are 7.5 million heads of poultry in the region, 521.5 thousand heads of sheep and goats, 439 thousand heads of cattle, 169 thousand heads of horses, 117.9 thousand heads of pigs.
The volume of industrial production in 2018 amounted to 268.5 million tenge, which is 0.2% higher than the 2017 level. The industry of the region employs 12.3% of the total employed population of the region. The industrial complex of the region, which accounts for about 21% of the gross regional product, is represented mainly by enterprises of the mining industry, mechanical engineering, non-ferrous metallurgy, the chemical and food industries, the construction industry.
In the mining industry, represented mainly by gold mining companies, in 2018 products worth 32.5 million tenge were produced. The physical volume index was 105%, the growth was associated with an increase in the extraction of gold ore (7.7%) and iron ore (17.2%).
Manufacturing enterprises produced products worth 214.2 million tenge, which is 29% more compared to the same period in 2017.
In the production of food products produced in the amount of 36.2 billion tenge. IPV amounted to 109.9%. Compared with 2017, the production of meat and by-products increased (in natural terms) by 21.9%, vegetable oil 2 times, flour - by 22.1%.
During this period, in the engineering industry, including in the repair and installation of machinery and equipment, products worth 24.8 billion tenge were produced. In engineering (114% IFO), the leading enterprises are EPK Stepnogorsk JSC (bearing production for railway rolling stock), KAMAZ-Engineering JSC (KAMAZ truck assembly), Atbasar Electric Locomotive Plant, a branch of Kamkor-Lokomotiv LLP (overhaul electric locomotives).
Growth was observed at the enterprise of EPK Stepnogorsk JSC, where the bearing volume was about 12 thousand tons (an increase of 1.2 times compared to the level of 2017).
A reduction was made by the branch of AERZ LLP Kamkor-Lokomotiv - by 3.2%. KZ "Vector" LLP assembled 153 combines (for the same period in 2015 - 222 units). KAMAZ-Engineering JSC assembled 604 trucks, or 83.8% of the 2017 level.
In the chemical and related industries produced products worth 11.9 billion tenge. In the chemical industry (IFO 109.3%), the production of ethyl alcohol decreased by 13.9%, pesticides by 14.6%. Sulfuric acid production amounted to 136.7 thousand tons, with a 3.4-fold increase compared to the 2015 level. The processing volume of chemical concentrate of natural uranium by SGHK LLP was 2.4 thousand tons (an increase of 20.7%).
In the production of non-metallic mineral products (brick, mortar, prefabricated concrete structures, etc.) products worth 12.9 billion tenge were produced. Ifo made up 126.7%, the production of mortar increased by 7.9 times, concrete concrete by 58.7%, and ceramic brick by 3%.