INDUSTRY IS THE BASIS OF THE REGION'S ECONOMY
In 2012 overall industrial production reached 172,4 billion rubles.
The highest share of 26% in the structure of industrial production is attributed to production and distribution of electrical power, gas and water, the share of chemical production is 10%, food production, including drinks and tobacco is 9,1%, electrical equipment production is 9,8%, jewelry production is 7,2%.
Large manufacturing and process industries:
Some of the region's large manufacture and processing businesses are: ОАО "Dorogobuzh", ОАО "PO Kristall", FSUE "SPO "Analitpribor", SUE of Moscow "Casting and rolling mill", OAO "lzmeritel", OAO "Roslavl car repair plant" and other.