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The purpose of our center is to stimulate and involve SMEs in the Kostroma region in export activities and to facilitate entry into foreign markets.

Kostroma Region is located in the central part of the East European Plain.  Borders: in the south with the Ivanovo region, in the west - with the Yaroslavl region, in the north-west and north - with the Vologda region, in the north-east and east - with the Kirov region, in the southeast - with the Nizhny Novgorod region.  The length of the Kostroma region from north to south is 260 km, from the west to the east is 420 km.  and is 60.2 thousand km ².

There are 2632 rivers along the territory of the region with a length of up to 10 km, 535 rivers with a length of more than 10 km, 22 rivers with a length of more than 100 km.  The most important rivers of the region are the Volga, as well as the rivers of Kostroma, Unzh, and Vetluga entering its basin.  The length of the Volga (the site of the Gorky reservoir) in the region is 89 km.  The largest lakes of the Kostroma region are Galich and Chukhlomsky.  Water resources of surface water bodies are 50.7 km³.

The region is located in the central part of the East European (Russian) plain.  In the center there is the Galich Upland (height up to 293 m), in the northeast.

Macroeconomic indicators of social and economic development and living standards of the population of the Kostroma region in comparison with the all-Russian indicators

Indicators

              2017 year

January-March 2018

Kostroma region

Russian Federation

Kostroma region

Russian Federation

The index of industrial production, in% to the same period of the previous year

108,0

101,0

99,4

101,9

The index of production of agricultural products, in% to the same period of the previous year

91,9

102,4

91,7

102,6

Index of physical volume of retail trade turnover, in% to the same period of the previous year

100,1

101,3

102,9

102,2

The consumer price index, the reporting month in% to December of the previous year

102,1

102,5

100,8

100,8

Commissioning of residential buildings, thousand square meters of total area

310,2

79 200

43,9

15 723

Volume of investments in fixed assets, billion rubles

20,6

15 966,8

The level of registered unemployment, in% of the economically active population

0,62

1,0

0,64

1,0

Average per capita monetary income of the population, rubles

24 898

31 486

21 150*

27 477

Average monthly accrued wages of employees of organizations, rubles

24 297

39 144

26 674*

39 913