Donetsk, Dec 30 – DAN. DPR launched 24 industrial enterprises in 2016, the Ministry of Industry and Trade said.

"In the period the Ministry worked, 24 enterprises were re-launched."

Three of them process metals, six are engineering companies, five deal with chemistry industries, one is pharmaceutical, six operate in food industry, three produce construction materials.

A lot of enterprises were destroyed or had to wind down operation in wake of Kiev offensive in 2014-2015. As of today DPR actively restores its industrial and miming facilities looking for new export opportunities.