Industrial output in Novosibirsk region grew 9% in 2003

Novosibirsk regional committee of state statictics reported economical and social indicators of Novosibirsk region in 2003. Industrial output grew 9% -- 2% greater than the average growth of Russia. Leading industrial areas in Novosibirsk are food industry (24.5% of the total regional product and service output), engineering and metal-working (22.2%) and power industry (16,6%).