Donetsk, Dec 28 – DAN. DPR economy has grown 52 percent in 2016, the Republic Head Alexander Zakharchenko said.

"In 2015, unfortunately, we had to close a lot of enterprises. 2016 has become the year of stabilization. Our economy has stabilized. We have seen 52 percent boost"

Zakharchenko added that in 2016 a lot of enterprises started exporting to Russia, adding to the Republic's budget. *ot