About Russian Industry
Currently Russian consists of the following competitive industries: oil and gas, mining, processing precious stones and metals, aircraft building, aerospace production, weapons and military machinery manufacture, electric engineering, pulp-and-paper production, automotive industry, transport, road and agriculture machinery production, light and foodstuffs industries.
Machine building is the leading industry in Russia, which is concentrated mostly in Moscow, St. Petersburg, the Urals, Volga region, and Westerns Siberia. It provides all other industries with equipment and machinery.
Chemical and Petrochemical Industry
Russian chemical industry plays an important role in the economic development of the country. Chemical industry provides chemical raw materials mining (apatites and phosphorites, common and potassium salts, sulfur and several other products), basic chemistry and chemistry of organic synthesis.
Fuel and Energy
Fuel and energy complex supplies fuel and electricity to all sectors of economy and ensures economy development. Products of fuel and energy complex are currently the main export of Russia.
Metallurgical Complex of Russia includes the extraction of metal ores, their enrichment, metal smelting, production of roll stock. This industry includes ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy.
Agro-industrial complex of Russian Federation consists of industries specializing in production of agricultural products, their processing and storage, as well as the ones supplying agriculture and processing industry with the means of production.