27 December 2011, Tuesday, 9:44

For 11 months of 2011 the volume of gross regional product in Bashkiria made up almost one trillion rubles

author: news agency "Bashinform"

The Prime-Minister of the Government RB Azamat Ilimbetov  has summed up the results of 2011 yesterday during the operative gathering of the Government.

"In a whole this year turned out to be quite successful. But its final results will be summed up at the beginning of 2012" — the Prime-Minister said — "At the same time the main indices and tendencies can be clearly seen already today. The rates of growth of the gross regional product made up 109,2% for 11 months. The Republic is approaching the figure at one trillion rubles".

The index of industrial production made up 109,7% for 11 months of 2011 — two times higher than the average Russian index. The dynamics in machine building, metallurgy and processing productions also looks promising. At present time about 20 big projects are either found in the process of development or on the final stage of readiness in the industrial sector RB for the overall sum about 110 billion rubles: such as the all-Russian gas chemistry center at JSC "GASPROM NEFTEHIM SALAVAT", the metallurgical plant JSC "BELSTAL", the plant for production of polycrystal silicone and solar modules, the techno-park of energy-efficient technologies of ALSTOM/RUSHYDRO, the wood processing plant "Selena" and others.

Positive tendencies can be observed in Bashkir agriculture too. The grain harvest-2011 exceeds 3,2 million tons with the average crop capacity 21 centners from one hectare. The program "500 milk farms in Republic of Bashkortostan in 2012-2016" is also launched in the Republic.

Azamat Ilimbetov called the problem of wage rise by 15% by the end of the next year one of the prior ones. The wages of budget employees were increased twice in 2011 — by 6,5% since January 1 and October 1. Wages of teachers were raised by 30%. The level of official unemployment dropped to 1,4%, as compared with 2%, registered at the beginning of the year, the press-service of the Government RB reported.