The industrial production index of Tyumen Region in January–March 2021 rose by 7.8% in comparison with the same period in 2020, as preliminary reports of state statistics bodies say.
The regional industry growth is mostly provided by the development of processing industries with 121.6%, which allows Tyumen Region to rank sixth among all the Russian constituent regions. The highest growth rates were recorded in production of chemicals and chemical products – 175.7%, paper and paper products – 166.7%, furniture – 144.6%, electrical equipment – 139.6%, medicines and materials used for medical purposes – 136.9%, rubber and plastic products – 126.5%, repair and installation of machinery and equipment – 111.3%, and wood processing and making of wood products – 111.2%.
The industrial production index is one of the most important indicators characterizing the state of regional economy, Alexander Moor, Governor of Tyumen Region says.“Industrial growth means, first and foremost, increased tax revenues to budgets at all levels, new workplaces, increased welfare and better quality of life for all residents of Tyumen. We continue the constructive dialog with the business community to make sure we work even more actively and efficiently on support of Tyumen Region’s industry,” the head of the region said.
Source: Press service of the Governor of the Tyumen region