Estonia: retail turnover up in February 2021

Retail turnover rose by 4% YoY in February, to a figure of EUR 594 million, state agency Statistics Estonia said. This represented a slight slow-down on the previous month’s figures. Jaanika Tiigiste, Statistics Estonia leading analyst, said in January the figure was 7% (both figures cite constant prices). Tiigiste said: “While turnover increased in stores…



Belarus: agricultural export to Tajikistan up in 2020

Export of Belarusian agricultural products to Tajikistan rose 1.4-fold YoY in 2020, the press service of the Agriculture and Food Ministry reported after Agriculture and Food Minister Ivan Krupko met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Tajikistan to Belarus Mahmadsharif Haqdod. Belarus-Tajikistan trade in agricultural products and food totaled $9.8 million in 2020. Belarus’ food…

Kyrgyzstan: flour prices up in 12 months

Results of daily monitoring of average consumer prices for basic socially significant products showed that the cost of premium grade flour on average reached 48.45 soms in the republic and grew by 13.2% YoY. The National Statistical Committee of Kyrgyzstan provided such data. The most expensive premium flour is in Osh city (61.11 soms), Nookat…

Ukraine: average salary up in February 2021

In February, the average nominal salary in Ukraine amounted to UAH 12,549, up by 15.7% YoY, according to the State Statistics Service. The average nominal salary of Ukrainians in February was 2.1 times higher than the minimum wage (UAH 6,000). Compared to January, the average nominal wage rose by 1.7%. The highest average nominal salaries…