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Industry

The city of Kaliningrad is an industrial center of the region. The leading role in the city's industrial structure belongs to the fuel industry, machine building, food processing industry and electric power industry (80.7%). The city has shipbuilding and ship repair enterprises, enterprises of machine building complex, food processing companies, furniture companies, an assembly production of television, video, radio, household appliances and cars is developing.

In the food industry the leading role belongs to fish and meat processing.

During the last decade a furniture cluster was formed in the city.

 

Volume of shipped goods, works and services produced by large and medium-sized enterprises in 2010



2010 year,
mln.rubles
As % of
2009
Share in regional production, %
Mining of fuel and energy raw materials 11845,7 99,1 99.5
Food production, including drinks and tobacco 13301,7 105,8 28.7
Textile and clothing manufacturing 395,0 68,6 14.3
Wood processing and manufacturing of wood products 445,2 104,0 71.3
Pulp and paper industry;
publishing and printing
159,8 104,6 11.8
Chemical production 31,6 105,5 2.8
Manufacture of rubber and plastic products 73,8 130,3 21.1
Metallurgical production and fabricated metal products 4251,7 175,7 96.1
Machinery and equipment 5246,4 319,9 70.6
Manufacture of electrical, electronic and optical equipment 18558,2 171,4 81.3
Transport vehicle and equipment production 86784,8 177,2 99.3
Production and distribution of electricity, gas and water 15394,2 114,8 86.8

 

Construction

Kaliningrad is an advantageous area in terms of capital investment in construction. In the pre-crisis years the sector of housing, office, hotel, shopping and entertainment complexes construction was rapidly growing in the city.

Amount of work completed by type of activity "Construction", in 2010 amounted to 16.3 billion rubles, or 66.6% as of 2009.

 

Executed construction works by large and medium enterprises and organizations in January – August, 2011

Administrative territorial entity Works executed
in January – August, 2011
thous., rub
January – August 2011 as of
January – August 2010, %
August 2011
as of
July 2011 August 2010, %
Total for the Region 7050810 119.2 97.3 132.6
Kaliningrad 6139336 129 96.3 152.4

 

Residential construction

170 residential houses or 5246 new comfortable apartments with total area of 362,4 thous. square meters were put into service in 2010, that is 4.9% less than in 2009.

69,0% of the total residential area built in the Kaliningrad Region is constructed in the city of Kaliningrad.

 

The dynamics of residential construction

The year of construction Actually put into service residential areas, thous. sq.m. Amount of constructed housing (sq.m.) per person
2006 369,1 0,87
2007 468,9 1,11
2008 483,5 1,13
2009 380,8 0,9
2010 362,4 0,84
2011 (Jan-Aug) 152,0