Mineral and raw potential
Variety of minerals:
Significant reserves of common salt, mirabilit and tenardin are explored.
Deposits of lead and zinc are explored, works are done by “ShalkiyaZinc” LLP.
Deposits of uranium: “NAK KazAtomProm” JSC.
Deposits of vanadium ores: “Balausa” LLP, receipt of vanadate amonium.
23 companies execute their activities on deposits of hydrocarbon raw materials.
Development of energy sector
More than 300 sunny days a year in Kyzylorda create vast opportunities for projects in the energy sector:
Kyzylorda - native land of rice!
Favorable climatic conditions for cultivation of vegetables, watermelon, melon as well as rice, use of pastures as year-round forage resources facilitate development of the livestock sector.
General land fund: 24035.9 thousand hectares.
12 947.9 thousand hectares: agricultural land, or 13.5% from general land area of the region.
Soil and vegetation
10% from general land area are located in the valley of Syr Darya river, 25% in the zone of semi deserts, and 65% in deserts.
According to its thermal and solar resources, the conditions of Kyzylorda region are favorable for cultivation of many cultures.
Rice is an important crop in the world agriculture. According to areas under crops and croppage, rice takes the second place in the world after wheat.
Kyzylorda region is the leading rice-growing region of Kazakhstan where 90% of Kazakhstani rice is grown.
At present, rice fields occupy 77.4 thousand hectares.
As a whole, more than 283 thousand tons of rice were gathered in the region in 2012.
Rice industry of the region possesses a necessary potential for its further development.
Development of tourism sector
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