Industry is the leading field of economy of the Republic of Buryatia. The main industries of the fuel and energy complex, machine building and metalworking, forestry and timber industry, non-ferrous metallurgy and production of construction materials, as well as food and light industries. Mechanical engineering and metal production are presented helicopters and spare parts for aviation equipment, AC motors, automation equipment, bridge steel. The enterprise employs highly qualified specialists, providing high quality products exported to many countries around the world. 
The priority direction of industrial development of the Republic of Buryatia is the formation of the timber industry, because of the significant reserves of wood available in the region. The total forest area of the Buryat Republic, 84% of the total land area. Total timber stock is 2.2 billion m
3 with an annual allowable volume of seizures 10.6 million m3. Timber enterprises produce timber, lumber, pulp, paperboard and other products supplied to the domestic market and for export. 
Building materials industry specializes in the production of cement, wall materials, precast concrete building bricks, dry mixes, crushed stone, gravel, and other products. For further development of the industry Buryatia necessary to create new industries of cement, ceramic bricks and other building materials. 
For industrial enterprises in the Republic of Buryatia created favorable economic zone, where investors are provided with incentives to lease land and preferential taxation in accordance with applicable law. In Ulan-Ude Projects for the development of industrial park for small and medium-sized enterprises, the private industrial park for manufacturers of building materials, Technopark high medical, information, and energy-efficient technologies. On data exchanges can implement projects in their respective industries. 
For projects in the industry already offers furnished land on the territory of the city of Ulan-Ude and regions.