In 2018, investments in fixed assets in the amount of 469.8 billion tenge were disbursed, the volume index was 120.6%.
In the structure of investments, the largest volume is directed to industry (68.9%), operations with real estate (9.5%), transport and warehousing (8.8%), agriculture (3%), wholesale and retail trade (2% ), education (1.9%), healthcare and social services (1.7%).
Over the past 5 years, investments in the mining industry increased 2.2 times, in the manufacturing industry - by 18%.
The main source of financing investments in fixed assets in 2018 was the enterprises' own funds - 73.1%, the share of budget funds amounted to 14.5%, borrowed funds - 10.3%, bank loans - 2%.
A council has been created and is functioning in the region to attract investment and improve the investment climate in the region. The Council included investors, representatives of business, development institutions and government agencies.
In the region, on the basis of “one-stop shop” principles, an entrepreneurship service center is functioning, which houses consultants for a population service center, an investor service center, a Karaganda branch of KazAgroGarant JSC, an operator for investment subsidies for agricultural cooperatives of the Karaganda region, FRP Damu JSC, and representatives of service providers in the field of energy, water, heat supply.
In addition, a room was created for meeting and negotiating with investors (Show Room).
In order to regulate work with investors, the Procedure for supporting investment projects in the territory of the Karaganda region was developed and approved. The procedure provides for escorting investors from the initial stage to bringing the launch of full production.
A specialized investment site of the region (www.investinQ.kz) operates in the region, where there is all the necessary information for the investor, according to the requirements for the Internet portal of local executive bodies regarding investment attraction.