Investment in Sverdlovsk Region goes up 10% in first half of year

August 27, 2014. In the first half of 2014, the amount of investment in the Russian economy went down by 2.8% and came to 4.8 trillion RUR. At the same time, the investment volume was actually up in 48 federal constituencies; together, their share in the total volume of fixed capital investment reached 55.7%, Russia’s Ministry for Regional Development reports.

Investment volume was the highest in Chechnya (+76.2%), Khakasia (+69.1%), Zabaikalye Territory (+56.3%), and Adygeya (+39.3%).

If we look among the country’s top ten federal constituencies responsible for 48% of the national volume of investments, the biggest growth in the amount of investments was registered in Yamalo-Nenetsky Autonomous Region (+28.8%), Saint Petersburg (+24.9%), Sverdlovsk Region (+9.9%), and Nizhniy Novgorod Region (+8.5%).

Most of these investments stem from the local companies’ own funds (52.5% of overall investment volume). This is what the structure of attracted resources looks like: budget funds amount to 12.4% (including 6% of resources coming from the national budget and 5.5% and 0.9% coming from federal constituencies budgets and local budgets, respectively) and 10.3% of funds are obtained through bank loans.

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