The industrial sector
The City’s economy is characterized with a diversified industrial sector.The industrial sector is represented by enterprises of machine building, metalworking, woodworking, light and food industries. Building industry is dynamically developing as well. There are over 500 manufacturing companies in the City, with 150 of them having the status of “corecompanies”. Industrial enterprises are located along the perimeter of the city, and socio-cultural institutions, administrative and banking institutions – in its central part. The industrial sales are dominated by food, beverages and tobacco products, energy supply and engineering. More than 80% of foreign investments are directed into the industrial sector.