Industry and Agriculture under Stalin


Industry And Agriculture under Stalin, 1928-1953

  • Introduced first five year plan in 1928, three of them from 1928-1941
  • They greatly improved heavy industry, electricity from 5% in 1928 to 48% in 1940 
  • Transport also improved, Moscow Metro line opened in 1935 
  • Productivity of workers increased, 51% increase in productivity of electricity form 1936-1940
  • Rearmament, by 1940 one third of government spending was spent on weapons and defence 
  • Very inefficent, in some factories 40% of produced materials was


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