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Kazanorgsintez chemical plant
Korston-Kazan (ru) with local World Trade Center
Mil Mi-17 middle helicopter built by Kazan Helicopters
Mil Mi-14 amphibious helicopter built by Kazan Helicopters
Mil Mi-38 intermediate helicopter built by Kazan Helicopters
Kazan Ansat light helicopter built by Kazan Helicopters
Kazan Aktai ultralight helicopter built by Kazan Helicopters

Kazan is one of the largest industrial and financial centres of Russia, and a leading city of the Volga economic region in construction and accumulated investment.[1] Total banking capital of Kazan banks is third in Russia.[citation needed] The main industries of the city are: mechanical engineering, chemical, petrochemical, light and food industries. An innovative economy is represented by the largest IT-park in Russia which is one of the largest of its kind amongst Eastern Europe science parks.[2][3] Kazan ranks 174th (highest in Russia) in Mercer’s Worldwide Quality of Living Survey.[4]

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MacroeconomicsEdit

Main indicators of 2008[5][6]
Indicator Value Gross to 2007
Total output volume, rub 123,6 bln. 107,4 %
Employed, inh. 565 000
GRP, rub 271,3 bln 105 %
Average income, rub 17 300 [7] 134 %
Retailing turnover, rub 211 bln 120,5 %
Investions, rub 102 bln [8]
Expenditure, rub 18,361 bln
Revenue, rub 17,76 bln
Deficit, rub 0,601 bln

Plant facilitiesEdit

Several Top-500 Russian companies[9] are headquartered within city boundaries:

  • TAIF (192,10 bln rub. annual receipt)
  • Tatenergo (47,13 bln rub.)1
  • Kazanorgsintez (21,19 bln rub.)
  • Transtechservice (14,87 bln rub)
  • Vamin (9,7 bln rub.)

There are 151 large- and middle-scale enterprises in Kazan city, 98 of them are JSCs. Main industries are: machinery construction, chemicals and petrochemicals, light and food industries. Factory shipments in 2008 year total 94,8 bln rub.

Main enterprises of the city:

"Kazanorgsintez" JSC produces 38% of Russian polyethylene. It also produces a large variety of petrochemical and chemical products.

KAPO currently produces the Tu-214 passenger plane and the Tu-160 strategic bomber. There are also plans to start producing Tu-334 regional airliners and Tu-330 freighters.

Produces "Mi" helicopters.

Founded in 1788.

Produces a large variety of cleaning agents

Is a proper of EFES group.

BanksEdit

Largest banks of Kazan city are:

  • Ak Bars Bank — net wealth for 01.10.08 — 190 bln rub.[10]
  • Tatfondbank — 40 bln rub.
  • "Kazansky" bank — 10 bln rub.
  • "Spurt" bank — 9,4 bln rub.
  • Energobank — 9,0 bln rub.
  • Intechbank — 5,6 bln rub.
  • "Ipoteka-invest" — 3,6 bln rub.
  • "Zarechye"
  • Tatecobank
  • Tatinvestbank
  • Akibank
  • BTA-Kazan
  • Alfabank

TourismEdit

A unique combination of historic city and modern megalopolis attracts tourists to Kazan. More than 1,000,000 tourists visited Kazan in 2010.[11] Kazan Kremlin attracts more than 200,000 tourists per year.[12] There are more than 83 hotels (5700 accommodations) in the city,[13] including:

 
Riviera resort hotel
 
Grand hotel
Stars Hotel name
* * * * * Mirage
* * * * Courtyard-Marriott Kazan
* * * * Bon Ami
* * * * Grand Hotel
* * * * Giuseppe
* * * * Corston Hotel (ru)
* * * * Riviera resort
* * * * Suleiman Palace
* * * * Shalyapin Palace
* * * * Park Inn
* * * Ryan Johnson
* * * Amax-Safar
* * * Bulgar
Stars Hotel name
* * * Ibis
* * * Volga
* * * Gulfstream
* * * Derbyshky
* * * Dusliq
* * * Kolvy
* * * Novinka
* * * Teatral'naya mansion
* * * Premium
* * * Prestige House
* * * Polyot
* * * Regina (network)
* * * Hayall
* * * Tatar Inn

ConstructionEdit

Apartment house construction (thousands m²)[14]
Year Value
2000 541.8
2003 611.3
2004 874.7
2005 632.0
2006 729.6
2007 742.3
2008 902 [15]
2009 723 [16]
2010 770

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Основные социально-экономические показатели городов 2008
  2. ^ В строительство IT-парка вложили 3 миллиарда
  3. ^ Инновационный технопарк Идея Archived 2011-02-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ NZ cities excel in quality of living - Mercer worldwide survey finds Archived 2011-07-25 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ (in Russian) Отчёт мэрии Казани за 2008 год
  6. ^ (in Russian) Об основных итогах социально-экономического развития г. Казани за 2008 год и перспективах на 2009 год
  7. ^ (in Russian)Среднемесячная зарплата в Казани в 2008 году достигла 17,3 тысячи рублей
  8. ^ (in Russian)Комитет экономического развития
  9. ^ Топ-500 крупнейших компаний России
  10. ^ (In Russian)Рейтинг РБК: крупнейшие банки
  11. ^ (RUS) В 2010 году Казань посетил миллионный турист
  12. ^ (RUS)Депутаты Казани признали программу развития туризма на 2006—2007 гг. выполненной
  13. ^ В 2009 году Казань посетили 900 тысяч туристов
  14. ^ (RUS)ВВОД В ДЕЙСТВИЕ ЖИЛЫХ ДОМОВ ПО СТОЛИЦАМ РЕСПУБЛИК, КРАЕВЫМ, ОБЛАСТНЫМ ЦЕНТРАМ
  15. ^ [1]
  16. ^ (RUS) В Казани кризис прошел малозаметно