Yamal is included to three leaders on key economic indexes
16:04 18 сентября 2017
Категории: News in English
By the results of the first half-year Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug was included into the number of regions-leaders at once on three key economic indicators: the amount of investments in the basic capital per capita, the amount of industrial output per capita and the lowest inflation level.
By the amount of investments in the basic capital, Yamal takes the second place in the country and the first in Ural Federal Okrug with the index 815 thousand rubles per capita. The main inflow of funds, in the opinion of experts, is ensured with fulfillment of key projects on the territory, including building of the plant for liquefying of natural gas “Yamal LNG”. The total amount of investments in the basic capital during the first six months of this year made more than 436 milliard rubles, as the press-service of the governor of Yamal informs.
Industrial production in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug grows in high tempos: the corresponding index during the first half-year grew on 14.5 percent, while the national figure is two percent. The amount of industrial production per capita in Yamal is 2 million and 78 thousand rubles, what puts the region to the first place in Ural Federal Okrug and the second in Russia.
Analysts note that for the first time in 12 years growth in oil production is registered in the region, it took place due to the scheduled beginning of operation of new oil, gas, condensate fields: Yarudeyskoye, Novoportovskoye, Vostochno-Messoyakhskoye and Pyakyakhinskoye and also owing to offloading of fuel started in May of 2016 through the terminal “Vorota Arktiki”. The amount of extraction of oil and gas condensate in the first half-year increased on a quarter and gas – on 14 percent.
The rate of inflation is one more important indicator of economic development of the region. In Yamal growth of the index of consumer prices became one of the lowest in the country, three times less than in Russia as a whole. Yamal’s 0.3 percent is the best figure in Ural Federal Okrug. Among regions of the Russian Federation Yamal takes the third place, only Nenets Autonomous Okrug and Primorsky Krai are ahead of it.
The registered rate of unemployment is Yamal also has one of the lowest levels – the fifth place in the country. In addition, the region remains one of not many subjects, where natural growth of population is registered. In the first half-year the growth in the region made nine people per thousand of population.