The Ministry of Industrial Policy of Ukraine forecasts the growth of the industrial production in 2006 by 9%.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, Industrial Policy Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Shandra claimed this to journalists in Kyiv today.

“I guess that on the results of the year we should achieve 109% on the industry”, he said.

V.Shandra stressed that the indexes of the industrial growth in 2006, in any case, will exceed the forecasts of IMF and the Ministry of Economics.