As many as 180 industrial enterprises based in Mogilev Region (82.6% of their total number) increased their production volumes in January-August 2008, Interfax learnt from the economy committee of the regional administration.
According to the source, the output of 204 out of 320 most essential goods has grown in Mogilev Region.
In January-August there were 85 state-owned companies operating in Mogilev (39), which produced 34.1% of the total industrial output in the region.
Private companies with a state shareholding (85) produced 57.6% of the total industrial output in the region.
Mechanical engineering companies of Mogilev Region boosted output 26.6% on the year, producers of construction materials - 21.5%, forestry and wood processing companies - 21.8%, food sector - 16%, light industry - 7.6%, chemical and petrochemical industry - 9.6%.
Newly-launched goods accounted for 23.1% of the total output.