Sunday, December 17, 2017

Yekaterinburg's industrial sector posts positive gains in first half of 2014

The Yekaterinburg Committee of Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship announced on Monday that the city's industrial sector has shown steady growth in the first five months of 2014.

Production and subsequent shipments of non-metallic mineral products increased 130 percent in the first five months of the year, compared to the same period in the previous year. Food production increased 122 percent, and paper production increased 103.6 percent, Ekburg.ru reports.

Indicators further show job growth in Yekaterinburg's industrial sector, as well as an increased demand for food products among Yekaterinburg residents.

By the end of the year, the committee said even more increases will be seen in the production of machinery and equipment, as well as specialized mining vehicles, according to Ekburg.ru.