In Transcarpathia, growth in industrial production has been recorded
In January - September 2014, the index of industrial production Transcarpathia increased compared to the same period last year by 3.1%. Throughout the country, for the same period, 8.6% decline was recorded.
The total volume of sales in selling prices for 9 months was 7.5 billion hryvnias against 6.7 billion hryvnias in the corresponding period of 2013, i.e. it has increased by 844.7 million hryvnia.
Slight increase has been recorded in agriculture at 0.5%. Substantial growth has been recorded in the commissioning of new housing in the region - 284.3 thousand square meters of housing, which is 7.6% more than that for the same period last year.
Retail trade turnover has also increased - 101.3%. The average monthly salary of Transcarpathians has also increased this year by 7.6% and now it is 2837 UAH.
However, the index of construction activity in the region fell by 19%. The level of investment in the region has significantly decreased - by 82%. In January - September 2014, there has been a negative foreign trade balance amounting to 280 million U.S. dollars.