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Economics

Gross regional product of
 Ulyanovsk Region for 2005-2008
 doubled (billion roubles)

Powerful industrial complex and research and innovation structure

Top region in Russia for civil aviation production

2nd region in Russia for the share of machine building in the total production volume

5th region in Russia for car production

The main industry in Ulyanovsk Region is machine building


Main areas

  • Aviation production
  • Car production
  • Machine tool building
  • Heavy power and vehicle engineering
  • Electrical engineering industry

Ulyanovsk Region is the top region in Russia for civil aviation production. The largest aircraft plant in Russia Aviastar SP CJSC produces different models of the Tu-204 passenger aircraft.

UAZ JSC is the largest off-road vehicle producer in Eastern Europe.

Ulyanovsk Region is a large transport hub. The region is crossed by

air, train and vehicle routes to all places in Russia, international airlines connecting the Volga region with Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and China. Ulyanovsk has two river ports on both banks of the River Volga. Ulyanovsk is the only city in the Volga Federal District with two A class airports. Ulyanovsk-Tsentralny and the international airport Ulyanovsk-Vostochny are equipped with state-of-the-art radio-electronic navigation systems which make it possible to receive all types of aircraft regardless of weight, including An-124 Ruslan and Boeing-747. The largest airlines in the region, Volga-Dnepr and Polet carry passengers and freight.

GRP structure for Ulyanovsk Region in 2009

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For 2009 the leading industries in GRP have not changed

The leading contribution into Ulyanovsk Region GRP comes from industrial production, 30%.



Industry structure for Ulyanovsk Region in 2009

Manufacturing – 79%,

including:

  • Transport machine and equipment production – 31%
  • Foodstuff production, including beverages – 21%
  • Timber and construction material production – 13%

Production and distribution

  • Electricity, gas and water – 17%
  • Mining – 4%
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Aviation cluster

Centre of the Russian Aircraft Industry

A region which works closely together with global leaders and where competitive internationally known class 1 and 4 aircraft are produced, with significant added value.

Management company

OGU Development of Ulyanovsk Region aviation cluster

Production and maintenance

  • Aviastar-SP CJSC
  • Ulyanovsk Instrument Manufacturing Design Bureau JSC
  • Volga-Dnepr Technics Ulyanovsk LLC
  • Aerokompozit CJSC
  • Utes JSC
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Special economic port zone

Air transport and airports

  • Airlines: GK Volga-Dnepr, Polet, AviaNova, YuTair, Region-Avia, Gazpromavia
  • Nikolai Karamzin Ulyanovsk Airport
  • Ulyanovsk-Vostochny international airport

Science and education

  • Branch of Tupolev Design Bureau
  • Ulyanovsk research centre branch of the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Aviation Materials
  • Ulyanovsk Higher Civil Aviation College
  • Institute of Aviation Technology and Management of the Ulyanovsk State Technical University
  • Ulyanovsk State University
  • Volga-Dnepr international training aviation training centre

History

  • Main museum of Russian civil aviation history.

Car cluster

Design and production

Car production

  • UAZ JSC
  • Joint venture assembly of BAW Chinese lorries
  • Ulyanovsk Machine Plant No. 2 JSC

Car parts

  • Avtodetal-Servis JSC
  • Ulyanovsk Motor Plant JSC
  • Avtokontakt LLC
  • Dimitrovgrad auto parts plant (DAAZ) JSC
  • Simbirsk window plant LLC
  • Dimitrovgrad ZhgutKomplekt LLC
  • Dimitrovgrad valve plant LLC
  • Nomateks LLC
  • Utes JSC
  • Takata (Europe) GmbH car parts plant (launch 2012)

Science and education

  • Ulyanovsk State Technical University
  • Dimitrovgrad technical college
  • Ulyanovsk automotive technical college
  • Ulyanovsk automotive technical college
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Nuclear-Innovation cluster

Cluster structure

Main projects

Foundation of a branch of the National research nuclear university MePhI

Departments:

  • Technology
  • Mechanics
  • Energy
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Supplementary education

Property complex

Campus (57 thousand sq. m)

  • 1,500 places for training specialists with higher education
  • 900 places for students with secondary vocational education
  • Student accommodation for housing 1,200 students from outside the city
  • Sports complex
  • Federal boarding school for children from distant regions

Construction of a multi-purpose fast research reactor MFRR

  • Investment – 25 billion roubles
  • Work force – 300
  • Completion date – by 2020

Construction of a lead-bismuth prototype fast neutron reactor

  • Investment – 13 billion roubles

Production of fuel rods and fuel rod arrays for fast neutron reactors (MOX – project)

  • Investment – 3 billion roubles
  • Work force – 450
  • Completion date – 2012

Federal Hi-Tech Centre Of Medical Radiology FMBA Russia

  • Investment – 14 billion roubles
  • Work force - 2 225
  • Inpatients – 18 000 per year
  • Outpatients – 115 200 per year
  • Diagnostic research – 17 000 per year
  • Therapeutic procedures – 15 000 per year
  • Completion date – 2012

International centre for collective use Radiation – materials science – research centre

Goal:

  • Increase the efficiency of using research complexes;
  • Integration and expansion of international cooperation;
  • Increase the provided services 5–10 fold by 2020 (to 3–6 billion roubles)

Radiopharmaceutical production plant Radioisotope classification

  • Molybdenum – 99
  • Strontium – 89
  • Iodine – 131
  • Tungsten – 188
  • Phosphorous – 33
  • Gadolinium – 135
  • Curium – 244 – 248
  • Tin – 177m
  • Lutetium – 177m
  • Americium – 241 - 243

Production of molybdenum – 99

  • Investment – 398 billion roubles
  • Work force – 50
  • Completion date - 2010
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Transport-logistics cluster

New transport hub

  • Centre of the European part of Russia
  • The region's new transport and distribution hub makes it possible to reduce transport costs
  • Volga transit. Volga harbour. Two ports, two airports, two bridges
  • Distribution centres for plants in the Zavolzhye industrial zone
  • Special economic port zone
  • Volga-Dnepr

The Volga transport-logistics hub is crossed by the most convenient and shortest route from the Urals to Central Russia

The Presidential Bridge is the longest bridge in Russia

  • 2 class A airports able to take all types of aircraft regardless of take-off weight, one of them international
  • Internal and international freight services
  • 2 cargo ports in Ulyanovsk, which can take sea-river vessels (navigation period – 200 days, guaranteed depth – 4.5 m)

Agro-industrial cluster

Agriculture provides 11% of the gross regional product

The region produces and grows:

  • wheat
  • sunflowers
  • sugar beet
  • soya
  • corn
  • veal
  • mutton
  • pork
  • poultry
  • milk and eggs

Total agricultural area 2,083 thousand ha (over half the area of the region)

Leading food industry companies:

  • SABMiller RUS LLC
  • Mars LLC
  • Confectionery union SladKo JSC
  • Volzhanka Undorovsky mineral water plant
  • Volzhanka
  • Simbirsky Bacon LLC
  • Simbirskmuka JSC
  • Ulyanovskkhlebprom JSC
  • Dikom JSC

Construction material production cluster

  • Cement production
  • Dry construction mix production
  • Concrete products, wall materials and concrete mixes
  • Glass production
  • Roofing materials production
  • Brick production
  • Diatomite production
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