Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation Anton Siluanov mentioned the significant contribution of the Ulyanovsk region to the country's gross domestic product

On 22 September, the head of the Federal Ministry of Finance arrived in the region to participate in a meeting of the State Council Presidium on the comprehensive development of passenger transportation in Russian regions, which was chaired by the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin. The Governor Sergey Morozov also participated in the event.

  “The Ulyanovsk region is one of the leading regions, which is working to develop innovations and to create new jobs. Such centers that include various productions are very important. New high-tech jobs are created here. We visited one of the enterprises where revenue of just one employee makes about 30 million rubles. This is a very high indicator and it shows that there are jobs of high quality, which provide an additional increase in the gross regional product. They also supply the budget of the Ulyanovsk region. We can see that the Ulyanovsk region rapidly develops its own income every year. It is a very good sign. We always notice the region's contribution to the gross domestic product of the country. That is why it is necessary to transmit the positive experience to other regions of the Russian Federation to achieve a positive impact on the whole economy. We are looking forward to it”, - Anton Siluanov noted.

Over the eight months of 2017, the consolidated budget of the Ulyanovsk region received more than 31 billion rubles of own income, of which 26.5 billion rubles made revenues of the regional treasury and 4.6 billion belong to municipalities.

“For the first eight months the Ulyanovsk region transferred 22.5 billion rubles of tax revenues to the federal budget. It is by 8.4 billion rubles more than for the same period of last year. At the same time, from the budget of the country in regional treasury received 6.7 billion rubles from the means of national budget. It is a great pleasure and honor for the Ulyanovsk region to provide whatever assistance we can to our government in order to ensure its financial stability”, - said the Governor of the Ulyanovsk region Sergey Morozov.

According to the regional Ministry of Finance, the greatest revenue to the federal budget was provided by the value-added tax for the goods sold in the territory of the Russian Federation – 9 billion 622.8 million rubles, recycling fee – 7 billion 89.9 million rubles, as well as excise taxes on alcoholic products with a.b.v. of more than 9% – 2 billion 45.6 million rubles.

In 2014, the gross regional product totaled 278 billion 808 million 163 thousand rubles, in 2015 - 301 billion 424 million 652 thousand rubles. According to preliminary estimates by the experts of the Center for Strategic Studies, in 2016 it can make about 318 billion rubles.