The Mangystau region is the western gate of Kazakhstan with access to world commodity markets. The region borders on 5 states of the Caspian region.
The main branches of the economy:
- The region is positioned as oil and gas: it produces 25% of crude oil and gas condensate to the total republican volume
- Every year the region produces 18 million tons of oil and 3 billion cubic meters. meters of natural gas
- For 2018-2022, it is planned to implement 17 projects with the participation of foreign capital of $ 6 billion, with the creation of more than 5 thousand new jobs
World technology leaders and multinational companies that are on the Forbes Global-2000 list (CITIC Group, CNPC, HeidelbergCement, Tenaris, Shlumberger, Halliburton OMV Petrom, Arcelor Mittal, Maersk Oil, Saipem, etc.) work in Mangistau
- 11 thousand historical monuments are taken under state protection, the country is thousands of rock poems - drawings
- The region of unique religious buildings and mosques Beket-Ata, Shakpak-Ata, Shopan-Ata, Masat-Ata, where the endless stream of pilgrims go not only from Kazakhstan. but also from Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Russia and the Caucasus, Iran and Turkey
- Beach tourism is actively developing on the Caspian Sea coast
- An infrastructure project is being prepared in the region. On the instructions of the President, a “warm beach” zone is developed, 27 km long, near Aktau.
In the Gulf of the Caspian Sea is a recreation area "Kenderli" - a modern architectural complex, located 210 km from the city of Aktau
The region has a powerful transit and transport and logistics potential of international importance between Europe and Asia.
The region borders with five states of the Caspian region, the international transport corridors "TRACECA" and "North - South" pass through its territory, connecting Eastern Europe with Central Asia and Northern Europe - with the countries of the Persian Gulf.
The road “Beineu - Akzhigit - the border of the Republic of Uzbekistan” gives the business community of Uzbekistan direct access through the port of Kuryk to Europe and the countries of the Persian Gulf.