Donetsk, Dec 15 - DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic plans to increase production by five billion roubles in 2021, DPR Head Denis Pushilin said during the Direct Line call-in session with the Republic’s residents on Tuesday.

“We have ambitious plans for the next year; I believe we’ll have them implemented,” Pushilin said. “We have to attract 98 percent of industrial companies and six research institutes which represent all the branches of the industrial sector. This will help boost the production volume by five billion rubles.”

New companies in the DPR will create thousands of jobs, wages will rise and tax deductions will increase by approximately 400 to 500 million rubles a year, he added.*jk