The growth of the industrial production index in Yakutia for 10 months of the current year amounted to 6.6% due to an increase in the volumes of oil, coal and non-ferrous metals. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic Vasily Desyatkin.
Earlier, the Institute of Economic Policy and the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration named Yakutia among the regions with the highest industrial growth rates.
“According to the results of January-October of the current year, the growth of the industrial production index by 6.6% was noted in Yakutia. Positive dynamics developed due to the intensive growth of the mining industry. Thus, the index of crude oil production was 116.9%, coal and brown coal production - 104.8%, unstable gas condensate - 115.6%, gold concentrates - 116.5%,“ noted Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic Vasily Desyatkin.
In particular, according to the ministry, the growth rate of crude oil production was 16.9%. “This was achieved owing to the growth of production by Taas-Yuryakh Oil and Gas Production LLC (Rosneft subsidiary) 2.3 times due to the removal of infrastructure restrictions on oil production and an increase in the stock of wells, as well as by Surgutneftegaz PJSC in Lensky district," said the deputy minister.
The growth of coal production by 4.8% is associated with a significant increase in production of Elgaugol LLC. “In addition, due to the growth of production in Kolmar Management Company LLC: Denisovsky Mining and Process Plant - the introduction of the Denisovskaya concentrator in 2018, Inaglinsky MPP JSC,” added the TASS agency source.
The growth in mining of gold concentrates was 16.8%, the ministry said. In particular, the growth of gold production at the Neryungri Metallic enterprise amounted to 53%. The company commissioned the Gross mine at the Tyomny Taborny deposit.