According to the Ministry of Economics of the Penza region in the first nine months of the year in the region increased cheese production — by 42 percent, meat and meat products — by 30.4 percent, dairy products — by 15, 9 percent, cocoa, chocolate and confectionery products — 11.3 percent, machinery and equipment — by 8.8 percent. 7.3 percent increase the volume of textile and garment production.
Also in the Penza region rapidly evolving food production, rubber and plastic products, electrical and optical equipment.
This year we came in 1525 new small businesses, among them — 33 agricultural consumer cooperative. 345 peasant farms were created, and 4629 people have registered as individual entrepreneurs.