The Ministry of Economy of Yakutia is optimistic. According to the Ministry, in 2018 production will continue to grow, which will allow fulfilling social obligations of the state.
"Macroeconomic indicators point to further economic growth. In 2018, the social direction will be stably maintained,” said Economy Minister of Yakutia Maya Danilova at a public hearing in the parliament of the republic.
According to her, an increase in the wages of public sector employees is expected. In general, the growth of the gross regional product is projected to 3.5%, industrial production – to 2.7%, investment in fixed assets - 20%.
Maya Danilova specified that the results of the previous year showed that the main macroeconomic indicators exceed the average Russian macro indices. GRP exceeded 2.2%, which amounted to 914 billion rubles. The growth of industrial production is also estimated at 2.2%. The volume of investments in fixed assets in comparable prices increased by 35.4% and amounted to 384.9 billion rubles, this is one of the highest rates in the country.