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Annual average rate of 2007:
1 USD ($ USD)   = 29.39 rub.
1 EUR (€)           = 41,42 rub.

Currencies exchange rates (as of 11.06.2010): 
1 USD ($ USD)  = 31.5742 rub.
1 EUR (€)          = 38.0217 rub.

15.01.2010  
Inflation
                      0.7% . 0%
Gold and currency reserves        441.4 bln. USD
Oil Brent (ICE)         71.62
                          USD/ barrel
GDP               II 2009 9 326,4 bln. Rub.
Exports            24,5 1,8 bln. USD
Imports           15.5 . 1.6 bln. USD
Fixed asset
investments
   01.07.09. 621,7 . -49.4 bln. Rub.
Consumer price index
(as of 01.8 / 31.08.2009)
  100 . 0% - for food
commodities
              99.1 . - 1.5%
- for non-food
products
                   100.6 . - 0.2%
- for paid services rendered to the population         100.4 . - 0.4%
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Ulyanovsk Region

Area, km2:
37 300
Time zone:
GMT+3
Federal District:
Volga Federal District of Russia
Administrative center (city):
Ulyanovsk
Population (inhabitants):
1 316,96
Largest cities of the region (inhabitants):
Ulyanovsk - 650,000
Dimitrovgrad - 130,000
Share of urban population (%):
73,1
Income per capita (USD):
457
Income per capita 2007/2006 (%):
147,9
Gross regional product, 2005 (million rubles):
101 314.1
Gross regional product per capita, 2005 (rubles):
76 243.9
Fixed capital investment, 2006 (million rubles) :
21766
Foreign direct investment, 2006 (thousands USD):
30690
Ulyanovsk Region is situated in the very heart of the Volga middle reaches. The river Volga, one of the largest and most beautiful of Russian rivers, is 42km wide as it passes by the region's territory. Kuybyshev Reservoir is also located in the region.
The network of specially protected natural areas includes 132 sites. Among them are the Sengiley Mountains, Volga Forest-Steppe Reserve, and about 14 wildlife sanctuaries.
Ulyanovsk Region is not only a land with rich history, but also a region having a high educational and scientific potential. According to Expert RA rating agency, the region comes 23rd among Russian regions in terms of its potential for innovation.
The region has 19 research institutions, 5 higher education institutions, 10 branches of higher education establishments and 39 secondary vocational education institutions.
Fixed capital expenditures increased in 2007 by 147%, and in 2006 the region ranked first among Russian regions in terms of foreign investment growth.
Oil, peat, glass, cement, silicates and carbonates, and raw materials for course ceramics production constitute the regions mineral resources base.
Key industry sectors include:
- machine building; car manufacturing and aircraft engineering (56% of total industrial output). 60% of Russian buses are manufactured in the region. One of the largest aircraft manufacturing plants in Europe is also located there.
- building materials production;
- woodworking;
- food industry (13.7%);
- power generation (12.5%);
- glass industry (6%);
- light industry.
Ulyanovsk Region is a large transportation junction. The Druzhba oil pipeline, a federal highway and the Kuybyshev railway pass by its territory. Ulyanovsk has 2 airports, with Ulyanovsk Vostochnyi Airport servicing international flights. The region also has passenger and cargo river ports. In 2009, the largest bridge in Russia, crossing the Volga River, will be built in Ulyanovsk.
  Contact information
Region's website
Governor
Sergey Morozov
Tel./Fax:
+7 (8422) 41-22-04 Dmitriy A. Ryabov, Minister of Investments and External Relations of Ulyanovsk Region
E-mail
invest_ulgov@inbox.ru

Investment projects of the region:



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