The decline of industrial production in Russia for the year will amount to approximately 3.3%


Moscow. December 29. The decline in industrial production in Russia in 2015 will amount to approximately 3.3%, in processing – about 5%, said the Minister of industry and trade of Russia Denis Manturov.

“In the different branches of the picture is completely different. But if we are talking about total numbers – of course, this will be done after receiving all the statistical figures by the middle of January, but preliminarily we can say that the decline in production will constitute approximately 3.3% and that for manufacturing industries – some more, about 5%”, – he told in interview to TV channel “Russia 24”.

At the same time, a number of industries like agricultural machinery industry showed growth, said the head of Ministry of industry and trade.

“As with other industries, on pharmaceuticals – a growth of about 12% of the market, and production volume, that is, it’s all quite harmoniously develops. Also you can say from a positive point of view on the chemical industry – this sector by about 7%. And, of course, the military-industrial complex in each of the areas of different figures, but in General, if we are talking about aviation, the growth was there about 13%, shipbuilding is also about 13%,” – said Manturov.

The Minister also said that the government took the decision to extend the programs of state support of demand for cars in the first half of 2016 in the amount of about 20 billion rubles.