Goskomstat of Ukraine summed up the results socially - economic development of regions of Ukraine for January - August, 2009.
As reports a press - regional state administration service, delay of recession of industrial production in 19 regions is observed.
The Nikolaev area in size of an index of industrial production moved from the ninth position on the second.
Positive shifts in an industrial complex of area influenced improvement of payment discipline. So, on level of payment for the consumed natural gas the Nikolaev area moved from the fourth on the first place among regions of Ukraine.
The gain of foreign investments testifies to the beginning of an exit of economy from recession as a whole across Ukraine in the second quarter almost twice more, than in the first quarter (the gain of total volume of the foreign capital made 1,5 bln. dollars of the USA).
Positive dynamics is traced and in a regional section. If in the first quarter the gain of direct foreign investments was inherent in only 12 regions (across Ukraine - for 2,6%), in the first half of the year - already to 24 regions (across Ukraine - for 6,6%).
So,in the Nikolaev area the gain of direct foreign investments as of July 1 compared with the beginning of year made 14,2 mln. dollars of the USA.
In size of an index of export of goods the Nikolaev area wins first place(except the first quarter 2009 when the area took the second place). Excess of volumes of export over import provided positive balance of foreign trade. The covering coefficient import export in January - July made 2,05 that correspondsto the eighth place among country regions.
Recently the tendency of delay of inflationary processes is traced. In January - August growth of consumer prices as a whole across Ukraine made 8,2%, and reduction of the prices in August for 0,2% became the greatest August decrease since 2003. Similar situation and in regions - in August of the current year in eleven areas of Ukraine the consumer price index was lower, than in July, and in three - was equal to average value across Ukraine (99,8%).
So,the consumer price index in August on the Nikolaev area made 99,4%.