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“The development of the Far East is our national priority for the entire 21st century.”
“The Russian Far East has created unprecedented conditions for the economic development of the region.”
“It is a great honour and a great responsibility to develop our Far East.”

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Economy of the Far East

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№11, December 2017 г.

Far Eastern hectare

Far Eastern Federal District

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Administrative centre
Khabarovsk
Area (km²)
6 215 900
Population (people)
6 293 100
Subjects
9
Main industries
Mining
Gold mining
Fisheries and Forestry
Non-ferrous metallurgy
Shipbuilding
Natural resources
Metals
$0,1 trillion
Precious metals and diamonds
$0,4 trillion
Bio- and forest resources
$1,4 trillion
Coal and iron ore
$1,9 trillion
Oil and gas
$2,0 trillion
Amur Oblast
Area (km²)
0
6th in the District
Population (people)
0
4th in the District
Density (people/km²)
2,22
4th in the District
Fixed investment
2016 year
128,5 billion rubles
Advantages
Border with China
Substantial and diverse natural resources
Vast agricultural lands
Good infrastructure
Innovative industries: aerospace industry, gas-chemical complex
Territory
The region has
of farmland of the District
38%
of hydropower resources of the District
67%
of arable cropland of the District
more than 50%
Jewish Autonomous Oblast
Area (km²)
0
9th in the District
Population (people)
0
7th in the District
Density (people/km²)
4,52
3rd in the District
Fixed investment
2016 year
12,9 billion rubles
Advantages
Favourable location
Raw materials potential
Arable farmland
The region is rich in
  • coal
  • iron
  • manganese
  • tin
  • gold
  • graphite
  • talc
  • brucite
Territory
are covered in forest
2 108 million hectares
пашни, пастбища, сенокосы и др
2 108 million hectares
Kamchatka Krai
Area (km²)
0
4th in the District
Population (people)
0
6th in the District
Density (people/km²)
0,68
6th in the District
Fixed investment
2016 year
33,3 billion rubles
Advantages
Substantial water and mineral resources
Tourism and recreation resources
Favourable geographical position
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Share of the District’s fisheries sector
more than 32% in the District
more than 32% in Russia
Magadan Oblast
Area (km²)
0
5th in the District
Population (people)
0
8th in the District
Density (people/km²)
0,32
7th in the District
Fixed investment
2016 year
38,9 billion rubles
Advantages
Substantial water and mineral resources
Good mineral potential
Hydropower resources
29 potential petroleum reservoirs on the Sea of Okhotsk shelf
More than 29 billion KWH
Share of Russia’s resources extracted in the region
Mineral resources, 6%
Placer gold deposits, 11%
Gold ores
Silver, 50%
Primorsky Krai
Area (km²)
0
7th in the District
Population (people)
0
1st in the District
Density (people/km²)
11,68
1st in the District
Fixed investment
2016 year
129,5 billion rubles
Advantages
Modern infrastructure
High science and technology capacity
Effective training system for qualified workforce
Favourable location
Substantial natural resources
Diversified structure of the economy
The region has
30 tin deposits
100 coal deposits
15 polymetallic ores
Territory
forest
80%
Sakhalin Oblast
Area (km²)
0
8th in the District
Population (people)
0
5th in the District
Density (people/km²)
5,59
2nd in the District
Fixed investment
2016 year
248 billion rubles
Advantages
Rich natural resource base
Unique biological resources
Favorable location
Favourable location
Compared to other subjects of the Russian Federation, the region is ranked
Other facts
Khabarovsk Krai
Area (km²)
0
2nd in the District
Population (people)
0
2nd in the District
Density (people/km²)
1,69
2nd in the District
Fixed investment
2016 year
115,1 billion rubles
Advantages
Fast-growing economy
Diversified range of productive capacities
Well-developed infrastructure
Availability of natural resources
Share of the District’s resources extracted in the region
gold
1/10
platinum
1/4
copper
1/2
Industries in relation to the Disrtict
Oil refining and ferrous metallurgy
100%
Mechanical engineering
80%
Forest industry
56%
Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
Area (km²)
0
3rd in the District
Population (people)
0
9th in the District
Density (people/km²)
0,07
9th in the District
Fixed investment
2016 year
9,7 billion rubles
Advantages
Substantial water resources
Seaports along the Northern Sea Route
Substantial mineral resources
Water transportation
Region’s reserves
22% of the District’s proven tungsten reserves
10% of Russia’s proven gold reserves
Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
Area (km²)
0
1st in the District
Population (people)
0
3rd in the District
Density (people/km²)
0,37
8th in the District
Fixed investment
2016 year
275,3 billion rubles
Advantages
Hydropower potential
Fast-developing economy
Human resources
Well-developed export-oriented industry
High resource base
Yakutia’s reserves
22% of the District’s proven tungsten reserves
95% of Russia’s proven gold reserves
10% of Russia’s proven gold reserves
Mineral reserves
Diamonds
82%
Gold
17%
Uranium
61%
Antimony
82%
Coal
40%