29 October 2014, Wednesday, 16:49

Investment in fixed assets for the first time exceeded 100 billion rubles in Ufa


UFA, 29 October 2014. /Bashinform News Agency, Arina Rakhimkulova/. In Ufa, the first year of the city investment strategy implementation is marked with good financial performance. This issue was discussed at a meeting of deputies at the City Council.

In 2013 the volume of investments in fixed capital in the city territory for the first time exceeded 100 billion rubles and amounted to 101.9 billion. This is by 10.4 percent more than in 2012. The share of Ufa in republican investments amounted to 38.3 percent in 2013.

According to the deputy head of the city administration Ildar Hasanov, the volume of investment in fixed assets of large and medium-sized enterprises of the city grew by 14.2 percent in 2013 and amounted to 67 billion rubles. With this indicator Ufa took the ninth position among mega-cities of the country.

Foreign investments in large and medium enterprises grew significantly in 2013. They increased by 6.5 times and amounted to 167.8 million dollars. For this indicator, Ufa also won the ninth position among megacities of the country.

Many activities in the framework of the investment strategy are connected with holding the SCO and BRICS Summits in Ufa. Among them, there is construction and reconstruction of the airfield at Ufa International Airport, reconstruction of the road Ufa — Airport and Zaki Validi Street, construction of traffic junction near Chesnokovka village, construction of the bridge over the river Belaya, construction and reconstruction of flood protection embankment along Belskaya Street. At the moment, the implementation of these activities is funded by 7.2 billion rubles.

As the chairman of the City Council of Ufa Eugene Semivelichenko marked, the deputies plan to review the investment strategy in April — May 2015.