Kazakhstan: cargo transportation up in January-July 2019

Cargo transportation in Kazakhstan in January-July made 339.306 billion t-km, up by 1.7% YoY. According to the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of National Economy, road cargo transportation jumped by 8.1%. The volume of commodity transportation made 2.295 billion tons (+3.8%). Passenger transportation in the reporting period reached 167.564 billion p-km (+4.7%). Movement of passengers…



Armenia: chocolate exports up in H1 2019

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan revealed in a Facebook post that export of chocolate from Armenia grew by 30.3% in the first six months of 2019. It was reported earlier that alcohol production saw double-digit growth in January-June. The production of brandy expanded by 44%, while that of vodka, wine and beer grew by 37%, 43%…