The Republic of Buryatia today is a region with a rapidly developing industrial potential. With a favorable investment climate it is one of the most attractive regions in Russia.
Our strategic goal is to raise the quality of life in this region. In order to attain this goal, we build a competitive economy; develop and modernize the industrial, transport and social infrastructure; create big production complexes; and set up the tourism and recreation special economic zone “Baikal harbour”.
Buryatia has everything for the development of investment cooperation, and I invite you to get aquainted with it.
Distance to Moscow
Moscow—Ulan-Ude — 6 hours 45 minutes
0.98 million people
3.30% english speaking population
Area of the Region
351,3 thousand sq km
Gross Regional Product₽ 177,69 billion₽ 182,65 thousand per person
Foreign Direct Investment$ 7,30 million$ 7,50 per person
Fixed investment₽ 36,07 million₽ 36 945 per person
Unemployment rate8,40 %
Percentage of profitable companies68,80 %
Average cost of living₽ 8 263
Average monthly wage₽ 27 739
Geographical location and climate
416 K people
25,3 K people
24 K people
20 K people
|Sunny days||Average annual rainfall|
|Average January temperature||Average July temperature|
|Agricultural period||Snow cover duration|
|5.5 months||6 months|
- 217 thousand t
- 40 thousand t
- 8.5 million t
- 128 million t
- Brown coal
- 584 million t
Water resources The main body of water in the region is Lake Baikal. Its total volume of water is 23389 cubic km. Each year an eco-friendly water withdrawal from the lake amounts to 50 million cubic meters.
Forest resources The total forest area in the Republic of Buryatia is 29.6 hectares. This area provides all the necessary conditions for the development of the wood processing industry. The total timber volume is 2.2 billion cubic meters.