Kazakhstan: meat production up in 2018

Meat production in Kazakhstan in 2018 made 270,550 tons, up by 8% YoY, the Statistics Committee of the National Economy Ministry reported.

Milk production was 535,501tons (+10%).

The volume of flour made 4,036,460 tons (+0.7%), sugar – 283,134 tons (-23.9%) and cereals – 81,327 tons (+15%). (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)

Armenia: TAROM to connect Yerevan and Bucharest

Romanian flag-carrier TAROM is entering the Armenian market after earlier reports of the company’s interest in the country. A presentation celebrating the launch of the airline’s activity in Armenia is slated for January 18. Representatives of the General Department of Civil Aviation, the Ministry of Transport, Romania’s Embassy in Yerevan, as well as some 80…

Georgia: new construction regulations come into effect

New technical regulations for the production of cement products, steel frames, electric cables and plastic pipes came into effect on January 15. The updated technical regulations have been based on the best practices of the developed countries of the European Union, says the Technical and Construction Supervision Agency of Georgia. The new construction regulations are…

Tajikistan: electricity production to increase

The Tajik Government plans to increase electricity production 2.5-fold in the next 11 years. According to the country’s energy sector, until 2030, the country’s energy potential will be increased from the current 18 billion to 45 billion kWh per year. This figure will increase the export of environmentally friendly electricity to neighboring countries up to…

Estonia: Centre to expand free public transport

Public transport in Tallinn is currently free for all registered residents of the capital city. The coalition Centre Party, however, intends to expand free public transport in Tallinn to all Estonian residents, part of a broader effort to ultimately provide free transport throughout Estonia. According to Centre Party board member Toomas Vitsut, the time has…

Ukraine: eggs in shell exports up in 2018

Ukrainian producers in 2018 boosted exports of eggs in shell by 21.3%, to almost 107,500 tons, while shell egg exports in monetary terms increased by 37.1%, to $94.1 million. Imports of eggs in shell in 2018 decreased by 40% in physical terms and by 32% in monetary terms, to 3,400 tons and $13.1 million, respectively,…

Azerbaijan: president allocates funds for road construction in Zardab

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order regarding measures to construct Zardab-Garavalli road in Zardab.

Under the presidential order, the Azerbaijan Highway State Agency is allocated 3.9 million manats for the construction of the road connecting six residential areas with a total population of 7,000 people. (AzerNews/Business World Magazine)