Krasnodar region had set a course for diversification of economy long time ago. However in real life the majority of the municipalities strongly depend on one or two branches. Slavyansky district is an exception. Local economy is based on industry, agriculture, oil refining, and trade. Sanatoriums and resorts section also have a big potential for growth. Head of the Slavyansky district speaks about some achievements of the district.
Last year was successful for rice growers – 34% of all Kuban rice was harvested in Slavyansky district. There are 8 rice growing territories in the region. Krasnoarmeysky and Slavyansky districts produce the biggest volumes. The objective for next year is to at least repeat last year’s record.
The flagship enterprise in the district is Sad Gigant, which last year harvested 103 thousand tons of fruit (compared to 80 thousand the year before)
The number of farm enterprises is constantly growing. People understand that the agricultural segment is very promising and generating income . At the moment there are 125 farming enterprises in the district, mostly oriented towards fruit and vegetable growing.
In general 2.5 billion roubles of investment are planned to be disbursed in 2017 – 2018. Almost all the investors are currently operating companies, which means that the projects will be realized and will not just remain on paper.