Sverdlovsk Region is one of the most future-oriented, dynamically developing and successful regions of the Russian Federation.
According to the basic socio-economic indicators, Sverdlovsk Region is one the top 10 regions of Russia. Sverdlovsk Region is ranked second in the Forbes list "The best regions for business-2011".
The development of the industrial system determines the present-day appearance of the region (metallurgy, machine-building industry, chemical industry, scientific and research capacity and innovative manufacturing methods).
In 2011 the industrial production index of Sverdlovsk Region amounted to 105.5% as compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.