30 January 2015, Friday, 18:39
UFA, 30 January 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Elvira Latypova/. Bashkortostan manufacturers of industrial production at year-end 2014 shipped goods of own production, performed works and rendered services for 1.2 trillion rubles, providing 2.8 percent of Russia's total output (seventh place). In 2013, the region reached the same position with 2.7 percent. According to Rosstat regional body (Federal State Statistics Service), the industrial sector of the republic is characterized by outperformance: the industrial production index in the Republic of Bashkortostan was 103.2 percent in the last year, the national average — 101.7.
As for the output of a number of major industrial products our republic occupies the leading position in the Russian market. In particular, the results of Bashkortostan in 2014 maintain its lead in the oil primary processing (10.2 percent of Russia's total) and production of light oil products (14.1 percent of all Russian gasoline and 13.2 percent — diesel fuel). Bashkortostan is the country's only supplier of concrete trucks, major producer of soda ash (57.2), benzene (18.5), twisted wire (25.9), high-discharge mixers (60).
Republic occupies the second place among the subjects of the Russian Federation in 2014 on production of plastics (12.7 percent of Russia's total), ethylene (17.3), xylene (33.3), styrene (24), synthetic rubber (17.2), flat glass (20.4), roofing and waterproofing materials (16.1), steel wire (20.4), machine tools (11.7) and universal motors (25). Bashkortostan takes the third place in Russia on production of caustic soda (16.2), buses (1.4), helicopters (3.7).