Over 50% of Arkhangelsk goods for Arctic zone have no analogues in Russia
Sixty percent of the goods from the Arkhangelsk Region presented in a catalogue of high-tech industrial products and services for the needs of Russia’s Arctic zone have no analogues on the Russian market, the regional administration’s press service reports.
The State Commission for Arctic Development has published a catalogue of high-tech industrial products and services for the needs of Russia’s Arctic zone. The catalogue consists of eight volumes totalling roughly 450 pages. Each volume includes a list of products and services from one of Russia’s federal districts.
“The register of goods manufactured in our region contains more than 30 items ranging from the products of defence industry enterprises to foods with enhanced biological value. Our products are unique: 60% of the goods presented have no domestic or foreign analogues on the Russian market, while another 40% have no analogues in the world”, TASS news agency quoted Arkhangelsk Region Governor Igor Orlov as saying.
Examples of such items are the Prirazlomnaya offshore ice-resistant stationary platform and other drilling platforms that can be installed on the shelf of the Arctic seas. The list includes foods based on medicinal plant extracts that are part of the diet of Russian astronauts working on the International Space Station. The list also includes pharmaceutical products, medical devices, cosmetics, motorized towing vehicles, and boats.