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is a major Russian investment forum thumb left Power Machines plant building on Sverdlovskaya embankment in Saint Petersburg (File:Power Machines building SPB.jpg) Saint Petersburg is a major trade gateway, financial and industrial centre of Russia specialising in oil and gas trade, shipbuilding yards, aerospace industry (aerospace), radio and electronics, software and computers; machine building, heavy machinery and transport, including tanks and other military equipment (military technology and equipment), mining, instrument (Tool) manufacture, ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy (production of aluminium alloys), chemicals, pharmaceuticals (Drug), medical equipment, publishing and printing, food and catering, wholesale and retail, textile and apparel (clothing) industries, and many other businesses. It was also home to Lessner, one of Russia's two pioneering automobile manufacturers (along with Russo-Baltic), Lessner; founded by machine tool and boiler maker G. A. Lessner in 1904, with designs by Boris Loutsky, it survived until 1910. G.N. Georgano ''Cars: Early and Vintage, 1886–1930''. (London: Grange-Universal, 1985) 10% of the world's power turbines are made there at the LMZ (Leningradsky Metallichesky Zavod), which built over two thousand turbines for power plants (power station) across the world. Major local industries are Admiralty Shipyard, Baltic Shipyard, LOMO, Kirov Plant, Elektrosila, Izhorskiye Zavody; also registered in Saint Petersburg are Sovkomflot (Sovcomflot), Petersburg Fuel Company and SIBUR among other major Russian and international companies. Saint Petersburg has three large cargo seaports (ports of the Baltic Sea): Bolshoi Port Saint Petersburg, Kronstadt, and Lomonosov (Lomonosov, Russia). International cruise liners (cruise ship) have been served at the passenger port at Morskoy Vokzal on the south-west of Vasilyevsky Island. In 2008 the first two berths were opened at the New Passenger Port on the west of the island. commons:Category:Saint Petersburg WikiPedia:Saint Petersburg Dmoz:Regional Europe Russia Administrative Regions Saint Petersburg


oil industry, increasing government revenue tremendously (and sparking intense protest from the French (France) government). He then put the soaring oil and gas resources—enhanced by the oil price shock of 1973—into building heavy industry, hoping to make his country the Maghreb's industrial centre. His years in power were in fact marked by a reliable and consistent economic growth, but after his death in the 1980s, the drop in oil prices and increasingly evident inefficiency

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