Ukraine: electricity price highest in EU in Q2 2020

The average electricity price in Ukraine in the second quarter was higher than in European Union member states. That is according to the European Commission’s Quarterly Report on European Electricity Markets. It particular, over the period under review, the highest electricity rates in Europe were registered in the Burshtynska Energy Island – the area of…



Estonia: retail trade turnover up in October 2020

According to Statistics Estonia, in October, the turnover of retail trade enterprises was EUR 665 million. Compared to October 2019, turnover increased by 6% at constant prices. Jaanika Tiigiste, leading analyst at Statistics Estonia, said turnover increased in enterprises engaged in the retail sale of automotive fuel as well as in grocery stores and in…

Turkmenistan: socio-economic development of Afghanistan to be promoted

Turkmenistan is committed to promoting the socio-economic development of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of reports. Turkmenistan’s commitment is shown in infrastructure projects initiated by Turkmenistan, including the construction of social facilities on the territory of Afghanistan on a gratuitous basis. The construction of the TAPI gas pipeline, electric power and communication lines along…