The volume of an industrial output in January, 2009 in comparison with January of last year decreased by 25,9%. Decline in production is noted in all main types of industrial activity.
In a mining industry the volume of production decreased by 50,4%, in production and electric power distribution - for 32,3%, in processing industry - for 21,5% - reports head department of statistics in the Nikolaev area.
The total amount of production of agriculture for January, 2009 in comparison with January, 2008 increased by 13,8%, including in the agricultural enterprises - for 44,8%, population farms - for 1,6%.
The total amount of realized agrarian production the agricultural enterprises (except small) increased by 2,9 times, including plant growing production - by 4 time, animal husbandry production - by 18,2%. The average prices of sale of agrarian production fell by the agricultural enterprises for all channels of realization by 26,6%, including for plant growing production - for 32,6%, and for animal husbandry production - increased for 6,8%.
For February 1, 2009 in the agricultural enterprises (except small) and the enterprises which carry out storage, processing of grain crops there were available 735,8 thousand tons of grain (57,3% more against February 1, 2008), including 415,8 thousand tons of wheat 55,3% more). The average purchase price of grain crops offered by the enterprises which are engaged in storage and grain processing, in January of this year made 856,8 UAH for ton (in January, 2008 - 1144,5 UAH), wheat - 860,5 UAH for ton (1136,4 UAH).
For January, 2009 by the enterprises of area it is executed construction works for the sum of 24,8 million UAH that is 62,4% less, than in January of previous year. Amounts of works were reduced by all types of construction activity. Essential influence on speed of construction had considerable reduction of volumes of construction works by the enterprises of the cities of Nikolaev (for 63,3%) and Yuzhnoukrainsk (for 56%) as they executed 94,3% of all-regional volume.
For January, 2009 the motor and water transport of area transported 271,8 thousand tons of freights, thus goods turnover made 57,9 million.ткм that is, respectively, 21,4% less and 28,2% are more, than for January of last year. On moorings of trade ports, and also other enterprises 1,8 million t of freights are processed that for 0,5% exceeded level of January, 2008. Since the beginning of year it is processed 167 суден, from them 152 - foreign and инфрахт.
Automobile, water and electrotransport 11 million passengers used services, the passenger turnover made 144,7 млн.пас.км that is, respectively, 15,4% less and 6,2% more in comparison with January of the past year.
For 2008 the volume of export of goods made 1649,8 mln. dollars of the USA and increased in comparison with 2007 by 49,4%, import - 915,3 mln. dollars of the USA and increased by 1,7 times. The volume of export of services increased by 42% and made 186,8 mln. dollars of the USA, import - for 29,2% and equaled 46,5 mln. dollars of the USA. The positive balance of foreign trade in goods made 734,5 mln. dollars of the USA, services - 140,3 mln. dollars of the USA, and covering coefficients import export - 1,8 and 4 respectively.
The turn of retail trade (taking into account retail commodity turnover of the enterprises of retail trade, volumes of sale of goods in the markets and natural persons - businessmen) for January, 2009 made 717,5 million UAH and against level of January of previous year was reduced by 4,2%. The turn of restaurant economy was reduced by 14,4% and made 21,9 million UAH
The consumer price index in January, 2009 across Ukraine made 102,9%, on the Nikolaev area - 102,7%.
For the first month of year in the consumer market of area food rose in price for 3,4%. Most vegetables - for 12% and fruit - for 9,7%, fish and fish products - for 6%, meat and meat products - for 3,4% grew in price.
In the nonfood consumer market the payment for hot water, heating increased by 2,1%, the cost of services of water supply and a drainage system - for 0,6% and 1,2%, respectively. Besides, pharmaceutical production rose in price for 10,4%, services of hospitals (sanatorno - resort institutions) - for 28,3%, gasoline - for 10%, household appliances - for 7,1%, kitchen ware and household goods - for 4,7%.
According to preliminary data, for 2008 the balanced financial result from usual activity to the taxation of subjects of managing of area (without statistically small enterprises, banks and the budgetary establishments) made 800 million UAH of profit that is 48,2% less, than in 2007.
The nominal average monthly salary of one permanent member of staff occupied in economy of area (without hired employees of statistically small enterprises and taken from natural persons - businessmen), in 2008 made 1620,81 UAH, and for 34,8% exceeded an indicator of 2007, and also by 2,4 times - level of the living wage established for able-bodied persons (669 UAH). Real wage level (taking into account a consumer price index on goods and services) for 2008 in comparison with 2007 grew by 5,3%.