Ukraine: economic growth down in Q3 2019

The State Statistics Service of Ukraine has lowered the estimate of real GDP growth in the third quarter to 4.1% in annual terms from 4.2% announced earlier. The estimate of growth compared with the previous quarter, taking into account the seasonal factor, has deteriorated to 0.6% from 0.7%, according to the report. The agency says…

Georgia: tangerines exports up in 2019

Exports of Georgian tangerines amounted to 21,333 tons from the middle of October to December 19, up by 6.2% YoY, announced the Ministry of Agriculture. New export destination countries are Lithuania (120.9 tons), Slovenia (158.2 tons), Qatar (0.4 tons) and Singapore (0.1 tons). The leading export destination countries are Russia – 13,075.3 tons, Ukraine –…



Ukraine: UAH 5 coins put into circulation

On December 20 the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) put into circulation new UAH 50 banknotes, as well as UAH 5 coins that would gradually replace the relevant paper banknotes, the press service of the central bank wrote on its official Facebook page. “First of all, the National Bank intends to put into circulation 5…