manufacturing industry

Structural Differences in the Industry of the Volga Region

The article raises the question of complementarity of economic structures of a number of the Volga and Ural regions within the supraregional formation, which can be the Volga economic region or the Volga-Ural macro-region. The degree of changes in the structure of the manufacturing industry of the Volga regions over the decade is estimated, including taking into account the dynamics of the production of innovative products.

Structure of Export of Regions of the Lower Volga Region and Prospects of Their Industry

The issues of connection of manufacturing industry of the region and the structure of its exports are considered. Features of export of some regions of the Middle and Lower Volga region during the last two years are analyzed. An assessment of the effectiveness of export activities is given. On the example of the Saratov region shows a change in the structure of exports for the period 2013-2017. The question of possibilities of import substitution in the Saratov region is raised.

The Spatial Issues in the «Strategy for Socio-economic Development of the Saratov Region till 2030»

The key points of the Strategy for socio-economic development of the Saratov region till 2030 against primarily the spatial organization of а manufacturing industry are discussed. The proposed typology of districts is annalysed.

Growth Points and Development Nodes of Saratov Region

The categories of growth and development are being considered for transformation of the Saratov region’s economy during the last years. The assess of investment projects from the standpoint of quality of economic transformations has given, and also the spatial pattern of development of the region has shown.