Georgia: 20% of population under absolute poverty line

About 20.1% of Georgia’s population is under the absolute poverty line, shows the latest data of 2018 poverty indicators published by the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). Georgia’s population has slightly decreased, reaching 3,723,500 people as of January 1, says another data from Geostat. Most people under absolute poverty line live in the country’s…

Kyrgyzstan: 79,400 unemployed registered in Q1 2019

In January-March at least 74,900 unemployed people were officially registered in Kyrgyzstan, the National Statistical Committee reports. About 99,500 people are registered with the State Employment Service as searching for a job. Compared with 2018, the figure increased by 19.2%, while the number of unemployed increased by 28.3%. Most of the unemployed live in Jalal-Abad…

Ukraine: Skywell to start producing electric buses

The Chinese company Skywell will launch the production of electric buses in Ukraine, the company’s press service reports on Facebook. “Today we have met honored guests from China – specialists in the development of electric bus technologies. We discussed the possibility and technologies of organizing SKD assembly of the electric buses Skywell in Ukraine. So…