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East Kazakhstan region

East Kazakhstan region is a subnational entity of the Republic of Kazakhstan. East Kazakhstan region shares border with China and Russia. Also it has a common border with Pavlodar, Almaty and Karaganda regions. The area is 283,3 thousand of square km. The region has significant resource reserves including polymetallic ores, light and rare metals and others.

The number of population is 1 395 324 people as of the census of 2016 (8% of total population of Kazakhstan). The city of Ust-Kamenogorsk is the capital of the region (population is 316 699 people).

East Kazakhstan region is the most industrially developed region in Kazakhstan. About 600 large and medium enterprises are functioning in the region. Non-ferrous industry, machine building, power industry, food and consumer goods industries are the key industries in East Kazakhstan region. Agricultural sector includes grain growing and animals breeding.

Symbols of the Republic of Kazakhstan


Flag of Kazakhstan


Emblem of Kazakhstan

Investment attractiveness of East Kazakhstan region

East Kazakhstan region is one of the leading industrial and agricultural regions possessing huge economic potential. This region is the center of large industrial enterprises including the non-ferrous industry, machine building, power industry, food and consumer goods industries. The world largest plant producing fuel for nuclear power plants is located in the region.

“Kazzink”, LLC is the largest integrated producer of zinc, lead, gold, silver in Kazakhstan.

“Ulba Metallurgical Plant”, JSC is one of the world leaders in production of beryllium, tantalum, and niobium, as well as uranium-based fuel bricks for nuclear power stations.

“Ust-Kamenogorsk Titanium and Magnesium Plant” JSC is the largest titanium and magnesium plant in the world. It supplies products to such companies as Boeing and Airbus .

“Asia-Auto”, JST is a car assembling and manufacturing company. Investment amount for the last 5 years is 436,5 billion tenge.

Traditions and Holidays

New Year in Kazakhstan