In October 2020, enterprises of the Republic of Kazakhstan produced 1.05 million tons of cement, which is 14.4 % more than in October last year. The volume of cement production in January-October 2020 increased by 7.5 % compared to January-October 2019, amounting to 9.40 million tons.
The production of concrete prefabs in October decreased by 22.2 % YoY, (down to 88,540 tons), and by 3.6 % YoY in January-October, (down to 812,790 tons).
At the end of May, the Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan announced its intention to commission 28 enterprises for the production of building materials.
The cement industry of the republic is represented by 17 integrated enterprises. At the end of last year, a plant with a capacity of 1 million tons per year was commissioned in the Shieli district of the Kyzylorda region in the south-west of the country. The investor was a Chinese company.