The volume of investments in the economy of Primorye decreased almost four percent as compared to the same period last year.
VLADIVOSTOK. August 3. VOSTOK-MEDIA – In the 1st half of 2010 from all funding sources as many as 56.168 billion rubles of investment in fixed assets were utilized for the region`s economic and social development, which is 3.9 % down from the same period last year.
Primorye Statistics Service reported that investments in buildings and facilities accounted for 77.4% of the total fixed capital investments, while the share of investments in vehicles, equipment and transport accounted for 14.5%. Proportion of housing investment accounted for 6.4%, while other investment (land improvement, formation of productive livestock and draught animals, expenditures for planting and growing permanent crops) was 1.7%.
The investments of large and medium-sized organizations in Primorsky Krai totaled 51.68 billion rubles and accounted for 92% of the total fixed capital investments, down from 96.4% in the first half of 2009.
An analysis of the structure of investments in fixed capital by types of economic activity showed that investment in transport made the largest percentage in the total volume of investments (52.9%) and is followed by education (13%), production and distribution of electricity, natural gas and water (12%), manufacturing activity (3.9%), communications (3.3%), real estate transactions, lease and provision of services (3.2%).
The share of attracted funds in the total volume of investments of large and medium-sized organizations accounted for 87.3%. In addition, 24.345 billion rubles was allocated from budget funds, including 22.227 billion from the federal budget, 2.018 billion from the region’s budget and 100m from the local budgets.
In the period January-June 2010, 3.199 billion rubles was allotted for environmental projects, which makes 6.2% of the total volume of investments of large and medium-sized organizations in Primorye.
The foreign investments in fixed assets reached 274.5 million rubles, which accounted for 0.5% of the total investment volume of large and medium-sized organizations.