Markets

Markets

According to statistics, the foreign trade of Aktobe region amounts to 4 billion US dollars. Export prevails in the region’s commodity turnover structure - 76% or $ 3 billion.

In terms of export volumes, Aktobe region, among other regions of Kazakhstan, is in 5th place and occupies 7.9% of the share.

Export structure of the region:

  • 48.6% ($ 1.4 billion) of mineral products (oil and oil products, copper ores and concentrates, chrome ores and concentrates, liquefied propane, zinc ores and concentrates, quartzite), sales markets: Russia, the Netherlands, China, Italy, Lithuania, Sweden, Spain, Tajikistan, Finland, Poland, France;
  • 46.5% ($ 1.3 billion) - metals and products from them (ferroalloys, waste and scrap of ferrous metals), sales markets: China, Japan, South Korea, USA, Germany, Netherlands;
  • 3.5% (101.2 million USD) - products of the chemical industry (chromium oxides and hydroxides, sodium dichromate, sulphates, medicines), sales markets: Belgium, Great Britain, Germany, Hong Kong, Russia;
  • 1.1% (US $ 30.5 million) - foodstuffs (wheat, sunflower seeds, sunflower oil, wheat flour, barley, pork), markets: Uzbekistan, Russia, Turkey, Afghanistan;
  • 0.3% ($ 9.5 million) - machinery, equipment, devices and apparatus (switchboards and bases for electrical equipment, instruments and tools for surveying, pumps), sales markets: China, Russia, United Kingdom;
  • 0.02% ($ 0.7 million) - the remaining product groups (cement products, furniture, prefabricated building structures, etc.).

In the structure of exports of processed goods, the main share is made up of intermediate consumption goods (99% of all processed goods), the share of consumer goods and means of production is 0.7% and 0.2%, respectively.

Exports of finished goods in 2018 amounted to $ 128.1 million, a decrease of 16% compared with 2017. The largest exports were chromium oxides and hydroxides ($ 70.3 million), sodium dichromate ($ 18.7 million), sulphates ($ 8 million), sunflower oil (5.7 million .), metal structures from ferrous metals (2.7 million dollars), wheat flour (2.5 million dollars. USA), medicines (2.1 million dollars. USA), electrical generating plants ( 1.7 million USD), switchboards and bases for electrical equipment (1.4 million USD), etc.

The export geography of the region under review in 2018 consisted of 48 countries. The largest volume of exports accounted for China - 29.3% (ferroalloys, oil), Russia - 13.6% (copper ores, chrome ores, zinc ores, oil, quartzite), the Netherlands - 12.2% (oil, ferroalloys), Japan - 11.3% (ferroalloys) and Italy - 4.4% (oil, ferroalloys). The total share of these countries is 70.8%.

Exports to the EEU increased by 5.2% from $ 381.7 to $ 401.4 million, mainly due to an increase in supplies of copper ore and oil.

Country

millions 
USА dollars

main export goods

China

847,7

ferroalloys $ 580.4 million, oil $ 156.8 million, copper ore $ 77.6 million

Russia

394,0

copper ores of $ 112.3 million, chrome ores of $ 105.3 million, zinc ores of $ 52.4 million, oil of $ 43.8 million, quartzite $ 39.9 million United States

Netherlands

354,1

oil 285.7 million dollars, ferroalloys 67 million dollars

Japan

327,9

ferroalloys $ 327 million

Italy

128,3

oil 105.4 million dollars, ferroalloys 22.8 million dollars

South Korea

108,7

ferroalloys $ 107.5 million

Lithuania

91,6

oil $ 91.2 million

Germany

89,6

ferroalloys 68.5 million dollars, salts of oxometallic acids 15.8 million dollars, oil 4.8 million dollars

Sweden

75,9

oil $ 58 million, ferroalloys $ 17.9 million

USA

74,4

Ferroalloys $ 74.4 million

Spain

53,5

oil $ 53.5 million

Tajikistan

49,3

petroleum gases $ 47.9 million

Finland

43,6

oil $ 43.6 million

Poland

42,7

oil $ 42.5 million

France

41,6

oil $ 40.2 million

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