Industry and Agriculture under Stalin


Industry and Agriculture under Stalin 

Heavy Industry 

  • First three five year plans 1928-1941(first 1928-1932, second 1933-1937, third 1938-1941) 
  • Production increased massively, coal from 35,4-165 million tons during this time
  • New factories built such as Magnitogorsk
  • Fourth five year plan, 1945-50, 88% of investement went into heavy industry
  • Led to industrial output of 80% increase 

Light Industry

  • Continual shortages of clothes, shoes and furniture 
  • Could only produce raw materials not consumer good, often 40% of raw materials wasted
  • 1928-1941 consumer goods were rationed


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