The socio-economic development of Balkhash town remains stable and dynamic, as evidenced by the results of the first quarter of this year.
The main index-forming indicators of GRP are fulfilled. The share of the town in the GRP region is on average 14%.
The volume of commodity production amounted to 135.7 billion tenge. IFO industrial products have developed at 110.1%. IFO manufacturing industry -114.3%, mining - 97.8%.
The share of manufacturing industry accounts for 78.1% of industrial production.
Over the past period, copper ore extraction volumes have increased by 80.4%, while copper concentrate production has decreased by 3.7% and copper concentrate in copper concentrate by 19.7% due to lower production requirements.
Gold increased by 39% in the corresponding period of 2018, steel casting services by 2%, steam, hot water (thermal energy) by 1.2%, and electricity generation at the level of the previous year.
The decrease is observed for silver production - by 10% due to the low content of precious metals in raw materials. The volume of copper refined output - by 1% due to a decrease in supplies of raw materials from LLP Vostoktsvetmet Corporation Kazakhmys to PO "BTsM", respectively sulfuric acid - by 2.7% due to a decrease in copper production.
The share of enterprises of the Corporation "Kazakhmys" accounts for 93.2% of the volume, other industrial enterprises - KZT8,694.7 million or 6.8% of the total volume of industrial products. The share of production of other industrial enterprises was increased by 8% compared to the same period in 2017.
The volume of output of the enterprise Industrialization Map was
KZT 6,055.3 million, or 4.7% of the total volume of industrial production, which is 2% more than the level of the same period last year.
The volume of investment in fixed assets amounted to KZT1,730.9 million, or 71.7% against the same period of the previous year, budgetary - KZT71.2 million (4.3%), private - KZT1658.8 million (95% , 7%).
In the investment structure, 67.5% of the investment is made in the mining and manufacturing industries.
The total turnover of retail trade amounted to 6 050.3 million tenge, or 103.5% to the level of the corresponding period of 2017.
The volume of gross agricultural production amounted to 88.9 million tenge, IFO to the level of 2017 - 101.1% achieved due to the growth of livestock products. The production of meat of all kinds of livestock and poultry in peasant farms and subsidiary farms of the population (1.8%), milk production (0.7%) increased. The production of eggs decreased by 1.3%. The increase in the gross output of agriculture is provided by peasant farms.
In March 2018, prices for 7 food products were allowed to increase from 2.3% to 27.8%, including: butter 9%, kefir (2.5%) 27.1%, onion 27 , 8%, carrots 2.3%, potatoes 12.3%, beets - 3.4%, cabbages - 22.8%.
decrease by 6 items: rice by 2%, flour of 1st grade by 2.6%, buckwheat by 13.6%, egg by 4%, sugar by 1.8%, sunflower oil by 1.7%.
At the same level - 6 items: beef, chicken, cottage cheese, horns, bread, milk 2.5%.
In order to stabilize prices and ensure food safety for vegetable products, memorandums with commodity producers and wholesale suppliers have been concluded.
For the 1st quarter of 2018, 7 agricultural fairs were held, where 51.5 tons of meat, 3.4 tons of fish and fish products, 2.5 tons of groceries, 1.75 tons of dairy products and other socially significant food products for the amount of about 97.4 million tenge at prices below market prices by 10-15%.
The volume of construction works amounted to 175.7 million tenge, or 16.3% to the level of the corresponding period of 2017.
The main construction and installation works are planned from the 2nd quarter of this year. The planned target for 2018 in terms of construction work will be fulfilled and secured through the implementation of budgetary investment projects for the construction of housing, current and capital repairs of communal property, as well as repairs of technological equipment, buildings and facilities of industrial enterprises of the city, including the Corporation " Kazakhmys ".
Housing commissioning for the first quarter of this year amounted to only 172 sq. M. Or 59.7% against the same period of the last year. The planned target for 2018 is determined in the volume of 11,404 square meters and will be provided through the reconstruction of 2 48-sq. Km. residential buildings in the municipality of Konyrat (total area of 2 houses is 4140 sq. m.), construction of 2 45-sq. m. residential buildings No. 20 and No. 21 in No. 10 (the total area of 2 houses is 5 329.6 sq. m.) according to the system of housing construction and individual housing construction.
As of April 1, 2018, the number of operating small and medium-sized businesses decreased by 32 units. and amounted to 4,084 units, or 99.2% of the corresponding period in 2017 (4116 units), of which legal entities - 470 units, IP - 3582 units, 27 peasant (farmer) households.
The decline in SMEs was due to the introduction of a simplified liquidation and re-registration procedure.
The volume of products, works performed and services rendered in the sphere of small and medium business amounted to KZT3,439.5 million, 117% to the level of the corresponding period of the previous year.
The number of employed in this sphere of the economy was 12 705 people, or 100.8% to the level of the previous year.
Within the framework of the Unified Program DKB-2020, in the implementation of 29 projects on subsidizing the interest rate for the amount of credit funds, KZT 1,853 million and 16 grant projects for the amount of KZT 47 million.
Execution of the budget for revenues was 115.9% (under the plan - KZT1,257.1 mln, incoming - KZT1,085.1 mln).
Execution of the city budget by expenditure was 100% to the plan (plan - 1417.6 million tenge, execution - 1 417.4 million tenge). The balance of underutilized funds from the bank is 0.1 million tenge due to rounding.
The number of officially registered unemployed as of April 1, 2018 was 156 people. or an increase of 5 people compared to the corresponding period last year.
In January-March 2018, 563 people applied for employment. 522 unemployed citizens are employed. The share of people employed from the total number of people applying for employment was 93%. 130 persons participated in public works or 85.5% in comparison with the same period of the last year.
As of 01/04/2018. 14 families (64 people) with incomes below the poverty line were registered in the database (11 families for January-March 2017).
The network of preschool institutions comprises 24 organizations, including: 14 kindergartens with a coverage of 3,041 children; 10 mini-centers on the basis of ten comprehensive schools with coverage of 1021 children.
The total coverage of children with preschool education is 4062 people, the coverage rate is 96.4% from 1 to 6 years of the total number of children (4,215 children), from 3 to 6 years, coverage is -100%.
In schools, 11,067 people study. The number of students per computer was 5 people.
For January - March of the current year, the birth rate increased by 2% (January-March 2017 - 15.72 cases, January-March 2018 - 16.03 cases per 1000 population).
The death rate decreased by 15.2% (January-March 2017 -10.48 cases, January-March 2018 - 8.89 cases per 1000 population).
There were 2 cases of infant mortality, conditionally preventable losses due to perinatal reasons, the indicator was 4.8 or 6% growth to the level of the previous year (January-March 2017 - 2 cases, indicator -4.5).
The number of registered crimes increased by 7.9% and amounted to 191 cases (in January-March 2017 - 177 cases), including. grave and especially grave cases - 28 cases or 17.6% lower than the corresponding period of the previous year (34 cases). The severity of serious and particularly serious crimes decreased somewhat (82.8% on 01.04.2017, 71.4% on 01.04.2018).