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Russia's military-industrial complex grows by 30-40% in 2023 compared to 2021 — EC

BRUSSELS, February 23. /TASS/. The growth of key sectors of the Russian military-industrial complex in 2023 reached 30-40% compared to 2021, the European Commission recognized in a document on the adoption of the 13th package of EU sanctions against Russia.

"Rapid growth observed in 2023 was recorded mainly in sectors associated with the military industry complex (metals, transport equipment, computers, electronics, optical devices). The output of these three branches in the 2023 was around 30-40% higher than in 2021," the statement said.