The region took first place in the block "Economic development of the region" in the rating of the effectiveness of the implementation of industrial policy in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation.
The results of the rating for 2021 were presented today by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia as part of the INNOPROM International Industrial Exhibition in Yekaterinburg.
“The high appraisal of the relevant ministry indicates that we are making effective decisions to support industry and exports. A database of industrial parks has been created in the Leningrad Region, where exporting industrial enterprises are located. All possible types of tax support work in the region, including our largest exporters receive specific subsidies for trading activities. From the very beginning, in our work on the development of exports of our small and medium-sized enterprises, we focused on friendly countries in Central Asia, the Caucasus, the Middle East and Africa. Today, our building materials, chemistry and food products are in demand there, and we continue business missions and exhibitions focused on these sectors and countries,” commented Alexander Drozdenko, Governor of the Leningrad Region.
At the end of 2021, the industrial production index of the Leningrad Region amounted to 107.6%. The volume of shipped goods for all main types of industrial activity is 1,699 billion rubles. In terms of export deliveries, the region consistently ranks among the top 15 exporters among all subjects of the Russian Federation. In 2021, with the help of the Export Support Center of the Leningrad Region, 78 entrepreneurs entered the export market - the total volume of supported exports amounted to USD 44.9 million.
In the overall rating of the rating, the Leningrad Region ranks 11th, in 2021 the region ranked 14th.
The rating of the effectiveness of the implementation of industrial policy in the constituent entities of the Russian Federation was first presented in 2021. It was developed by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia to analyze the implementation of regional industrial policy, determine the effectiveness of the state support tools used and determine best practices.