Belarus to sell electric buses to Moscow

Negotiations are in progress on selling the first batch of Belarusian electric buses to Moscow, Chairman of the State Science and Technology Committee of Belarus Alexander Shumilin reported on June 29. The Russian side demonstrates a strong interest in Belarusian electric transport, said the official. “We have already supplied some buses for test runs. Their…

Turkmenistan: Ashgabat and Ankara discuss interstate cooperation

Turkmenistan’s Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov met with Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Yildirim Tugrul Turkes in Ashgabat, the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said in a message. The two sides discussed the topical issues of interstate cooperation, and expressed their mutual interest in further development of the dialogue in trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres. The parties noted…



Ukraine: grain stocks up in May 2017

According to the current information of the State Statistics Service, Ukraine’s reserves of grains and pulses totaled 8.84 MMT as of June 1, up by 10.8% YoY (7.98 MMT). Wheat stocks decreased by 22.3%, to 3 MMT against 3.87 MMT reported as of June 1, 2016. Corn stocks are up by 49.5% YoY, amounting to…

Turkmenistan buys Boeing 737-800

Turkmenistan has bought another Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The purchase was carried out in line with the contract signed in April 2014. The range of non-stop flight of Boeing-737-800, which reaches 5,660 kilometers, allows using them for passenger flights to Almaty, Ankara, Istanbul, Delhi, Dubai, Kazan, Minsk, Moscow, St. Petersburg and other cities of the Eurasian…

Belarus: MAZ to ship 400 vehicles to Vietnam in 2017

The Belarusian automobile engineering company MAZ will ship 400 vehicles to Vietnam this year, Belarusian Industry Minister Vitaly Vovk declared. The industry minister said: “This year we will get 400 automobiles shipped to Vietnam”. Vitaly Vovk explained that MAZ would sign the relevant agreements during the visit of Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang to Belarus.…