The 2006 level of industrial production reached the 1990 level, First Vice Prime Minister, Finance Minister Mykola Azarov said, according to Ukrinform.

According to him, industrial output reached 100.8% in 2006 versus the level of 1990. Still, he said, the level of agricultural production is rather low. In 2006 it constituted 63% of the 1990 figure.

According to the State Statistics Committee, in December 2006 Ukraine`s industrial production grew by 12% versus December 2005 and grew by 6.2% over eleven months of 2006, comparing to the 2005 relevant period.