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Penza region industrial production index amounted to 118.9% in November

17:42 | 11.12.2014 | Economy

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Penza, 11 December 2014. PenzaNews. The index of industrial production of the Penza region reached 118.9% in November 2014 compared to November 2013.

It climbed to 106.5% for the period from January to November.

The highest rates are found several areas: 159.9%, for non-metallic products, 137.7% for pulp and paper industry, 122.7% for textile and clothing, and 110.4% for food products.

Commenting on these results, Mikhail Torgashin, head of the department of industry and transport of the Penza region, reminded that the beginning of the year was difficult enough, and the index of industrial production, which dropped below 100%, placed the region on the 11th place in the Volga Federal District.

“We were able to make a breakthrough at the expense of investment enterprise programs and increase of production in the defense industry, which brought the region to the third place in the Volga Federal District,” the press service of the department of industry and transport of the Penza region quoted Mikhail Torgashin.

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