29 January 2013, Tuesday, 18:10

Ufa is among leading million-cities

author: Luboth Kolokolova

Ufa was included into number of leaders among million-cities of the Russian Federation on the main social and economic indexes. Results of 2012 testify to stable development of real sector of economy, steady functioning of municipal economy branches and social sphere.

The deputy head of Ufa administration Albina Yusupova said about it at the press conference in the City Council.

“One of the main branches of the city economy — industry — finished the year of 2012 positively in general. The industrial production index made 103,6 percent. Industrial enterprises shipped owned production, executed works and rendered services for 549,5 billion rbl., that makes 54,4 percent from the republican volume,” Albina Yusupova marked.

Ufa still retains leadership among the oil refining centres of the country on volume of oil raw materials processing, manufacture of light-oil products.

As initially estimated, investments into the fixed capital for 2012 are amounted to the sum of about 90 billion rbl.  The growth to the previous year level in established prices is 15 percent. The significant influence on increase in volume of investments was made by good rates of housing construction growth. It is constructed 766,9 thousand square metres of habitation in the city, that is by 9,2 percent exceeds volumes of 2011. In total more than 20 billion rbl were directed to housing construction, including private one. It is approximately the fifth part from the predicted volume of investments.