At the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration, they reviewed the semi-annual results in the economy of the region

5 August 2014 10:09  3775872 076761
At the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration, they reviewed the semi-annual results in the economy of the region

The Director of the Economic Development and Trade Department of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Yuriy Huzynets told about the results of the economic development of the region in the first half of 2014, including the strategic sectors of the regional economy.

According to the official, the main indicators of the regional economic complex in January-June 2014 indicate a partial improvement of economic and social development. Thus, during the reporting period, the volume of industrial production fell compared with the same period in 2013 by 0.1% (while throughout Ukraine, the decline is 4.7%). In the mining industry and the development of quarries, there has been a growth by 47.7%, 0.2% decrease in production has been recorded in processing industry of the region, 5.3% - in companies that supply electricity, gas, steam and conditioned air.

High growth rates of output have been recorded in such manufacturing industries as metallurgy, manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment manufacturing (by 1.3 times), manufacturing of wood products, paper, printing (7.6% ), machinery except repair and installation of machinery and equipment (3.2%), textile industry, clothing, leather, leather goods and other materials (2.4%).

The total volume of sales in the selling prices for the six months amounted to 4898.9 million hryvnias versus 4348.8 million hryvnias in the corresponding period of 2013. That is, it has increased by 550.1 million hryvnias. 

Index of agricultural production in all categories for the first half of this year was 101.4%, including agricultural enterprises - 106.1%, households - 101.2%.  

 

In January-March 2014, 648,3 million hryvnias of capital investments has been invested in the economy of the region, compared to the same period of 2013 they grew by 22.6%. In the total amount of investments, 99.6% were investments in tangible assets. 

During January-March 2014, 135.5 thousand square meters of housing was commissioned, which is 42.0% more than that for the same period last year.

Between January and June 2014, companies and organizations of the region performed construction works at 126.9 million hryvnias, representing 81.1% of that in 2013, Yuriy Huzynets, the Director of Economic Development and Trade Department of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration said.

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