Ukraine: state debt up in July 2019

As of July 31 Ukraine’s state and government-guaranteed debt amounted to $82.40 billion, or UAH 2,066.9 billion, the Finance Ministry has reported. “As of July 31, the state and government-guaranteed debt of Ukraine amounted to UAH 2,066.92 billion or $82.40 billion, including the state and government-guaranteed external debt in the amount of UAH 1,246.01 billion…

Tajikistan: revenue from electricity exports up in January-July 2019

The creation of a unified energy system in Tajikistan, connecting the country’s southern and northern energy systems, has significantly increased the accessibility of the population of Tajikistan to the generated electricity as well as simplified electricity exports procedure. In January-July Tajikistan gained over $58 million from electricity supplies to neighboring countries. The amount of electricity…

Ukraine: state banks profit in H1 2019

Profits of Ukraine’s state-owned banks in January-June amounted to UAH 19.5 billion ($775.04 million), which was 65% of the profit of the entire banking sector. The Ministry of Finance of Ukraine said, at the same time, almost 60% of all profits in terms of assets were generated by Ukraine’s largest PrivatBank (UAH 18.3 billion, or…

Estonia: average wages up in Q2 2019

The average monthly wage rose to EUR 1,419 per month in the second quarter of 2019, figures released by Statistics Estonia showed. Compared to the same time period last year the average monthly salary increased by 7.4%. The average hourly gross wage was EUR 8.22 euros, up by 9%. The average monthly gross wages and…