The economic sanctions practically did not influence on Yamal
8:04 30 сентября 2014
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The structure of economy of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug is represented with such kinds of economic activity as industry, building, trade, transport and communication, agriculture and forestry.
As it is noted in the department of economy of Yamal, the biggest specific weight is on industrial production – 62.3 percent. Its basis is formed with extraction of hydrocarbon raw materials – gas, oil and gas condensate. Trade takes 25.8 percent of the whole turnover of organizations, building – 3.4 percent, transport and communication – 5.1 percent, about 3.4 percent is on agriculture and forestry and other kinds of economic activity.
As we should note, the authorities of Yamal operatively organized monitoring to collect information about enterprises of fuel and energy complex, which work on territory of Yamal and interests of which were impacted by the economic sanctions from the side of the European Union and the USA. The list of equipment, technologies, materials and systems, delivery of which was stopped in connection with the sanctions against Russia imposed in 2014, is being formed within this work. Besides, data about enterprises and organizations working on the territory of Yamal in spheres of health protection, education transport, road economy, building, energy, housing and communal complex and other spheres are collected on the issue of appearing of additional expenses in connection with use of the economic sanctions of the EU and the USA.
According to the received information, the economic sanctions had very little influence on activity of enterprises of the region. As for the issue of import substitution for the arctic region towards the market of food products, then for Yamal it is, first of all, providing of the internal market with food products of own production. In the region measures directed to providing of food security are fulfilled within the state program «Development of agro-industrial complex, fishery and regulation of markets of agricultural products, raw materials and foodstuff in 2014-2020». The whole row of enterprises on processing of milk, venison, fishing and fish-processing, greenhouse economy became the basic objects on development of import substitution in agro-industrial complex. With the aim of fulfillment of policy of import substitution the region actively participates in exhibition activities, which are conducted in Russia and beyond its limits, thus assisting to production and advancement of competitive domestic products on the internal and external markets. Also measures on creation of conditions for setting, extending and keeping of mutually profitable trade and economic relations are taken within agreements concluded with other subjects of the Russian Federation. Fulfillment of activities within such agreements is directed to assistance to development of interregional deliveries of industrial and food goods from the side of participants of the relations, assists to exchange of experience on fulfillment of programs and activities, including, directed on support and development of small and medium business.
Speaking about influence of the sanctions on socio-economic development of the region, the governor of Yamal Dmitriy Kobylkin notes that one should not dramatize the situation. Any challenges only help to go forward. History demonstrates it very vividly. Science will develop, new and, as it is very important, own modern technological elaborations will be introduced. In the given aspect, the sanctions stimulate the region, and they would not have the planned effect, as Dmitriy Kobylkin underlines.