Rosstat published official statistics on industrial production in the country.
Russia continues economic recovery: after rising by 8.2% in 2010, industrial production rose by 4.7% in 2011.Proizvodstvo oil production increased by 0.8% in relation to last year's data. The development of natural gas increased by 2.9%. In turn, the production of cars — another significant sector of the economy — grew by 44.5%.
In 2009, the index fell by 10.8% — while the crisis has hit Russia. In 2011, the black stripe almost passed, GDP grew by 4.2%.