28 Jan '08
In 2007 the Chelyabinsk region received $4.5bn of investment, up 17% from 2006. In 2008 regional authorities plan to increase the region’s investment attractiveness, In 2007, GRP of the Chelyabinsk region grew by 11.5% while its industrial output grew by 12.5%, twice as high as the Russian average indicator.
The region’s foreign trade turnover reached $9bn, up 33.9% from the previous year. The share of imports was $6.5bn while exports from the region were $2.5bn.
The investment goal for 2008 is $6.7, officials reported.