In recent years, among the top 25 gold mining regions of Amur region stably takes 6th place in terms of gold production. In addition, specific gold production per unit area of the territory of the Amur region on the subject takes 2nd place in Russia in the intensity of gold. According to preliminary estimates, total industrial production in the region in 2003, the share of non-ferrous metallurgy accounts for 23.1%. About 70% of profits in industrial production of the Amur region is derived from gold mining. Gold sales in 2003 reached 4.5 bln. Rubles were produced 13 tons and 112 kg. The industry according to preliminary data transferred to the regional budget 477 million. Rubles, which is 7.3% of tax revenues territory.
In this population of the region decreased from 1990 at 16.13% and reached 894.1 thousand. Most residents of the Amur region to eke out a miserable existence, but, despite this, the Kremlin arrive triumphant on the growth of the regional economy. Perhaps one is not related to the other? Maybe. But how long can corrupt the tip of the swing state of extreme natural wealth of the border region, where people are doomed to be hostages of power and eternal exiles? After all, the fact of the permanent presence in the region, the N-th number of citizens of Russia and is a guarantee of the Amur region in the Russian Federation. And if, in spite of such vast wealth of this region, living conditions for its people become truly unbearable, then this question is not idle. Predatory plundering of the national heritage means neglecting modern environmental standards. Thus, we observe large-scale environmental changes, which undoubtedly is