Particularly rapid growth was observed in the chemical industry , where production growth was 40.5 percent in the corresponding period last year. This was facilitated by the expansion of export supplies of basic products , which amounted to 5.8 million U. S. dollars, or more than half of total exports in the country. Particular attention is focused on the question of reforming of housing and communal services, primarily – the termination problem of so-called ” cross-subsidization ” . This issue is of particular importance due to the fact that the Chuvash Republic joined the six subjects of the Russian Federation – Program participants reforming public finance management system . One of the main directions of the Program is to reduce the costs of heat budget organizations and public housing .
Success of economic development could not affect the welfare of citizens. According to statistics of cash income in the first quarter increased by 9.5% , improved the state of the consumer market , the retail trade turnover increased by 10.3% and the total volume of paid services – by 5.1%. However, the situation remains difficult in the forest and wood industry, admitted the decline in production in the food industry . In addition, for the first quarter of this year in the country, as well as in Russia as a whole , inflation is almost twice more than the envisaged level that can have a significant impact on the dynamics of economic growth in the short term . In the farms production of meat , eggs, milk .