Machinery construction, Industry of Russia

Machine Building in Russia

Machine building is the leading industry in Russia, which is concentrated mostly in Moscow, St. Petersburg, the Urals, Volga region, and Westerns Siberia. It provides all other industries with equipment and machinery. The share of machine building in Russian economy is almost 30%. Machine building industries have a rather quite complex structure consisting of over 70 branches. The most important are electronics, computers, robotics, instrument building, agricultural and transport machine building, railway cars manufacture, aircraft building, ship building etc.