Ukraine: labor migrants’ remittances up in 2018

The volume of remittances through digital services and PrivatBank offices in 2018 grew by 25% YoY, to $2.6 billion. Over 60% of remittances were received exclusively via digital services, according to the bank’s press service. Referring to the statistics of the National Bank of Ukraine on $5.67 billion of money transfers through official channels, PrivatBank…

Ukraine: cheese exports down in Q1 2019

Cheese exports from Ukraine in January-March totaled 1,600 tons, down by 14% YoY. The shipments of Ukrainian cheese abroad in monetary terms over the period under review shrank by 19%, to $5,800 million, according to customs statistics reports posted by Ukraine’s State Fiscal Service (SFS) on its website. Cheese imports in Q1 increased by 43%,…

Kazakhstan: Almaty to build 10 ski resorts

“It is planned to build 10 ski resorts in Almaty to boost mountain skiing tourism,” deputy head of the Almaty city tourism department Kalibek Akylbekov said. “Mountain skiing tourism development will embrace three clusters in Almaty and Almaty region until 2025. Last year the Austrian company developed the Almaty and Almaty region alpine tourism cluster.…

Uzbekistan: Uzkimyosanoat manufactures products worth over $193 million

Enterprises of Uzkimyosanoat JSC manufactured marketable products in the amount of 1.636.8 trillion soums ($193.736 million) in January-March, up by 20.6% YoY. Chemical enterprises produced 334,960 tons of mineral fertilizers, including 252,170 tons of nitrogen fertilizers, 37,770 tons of phosphate fertilizers and 45,020 of tons potash fertilizers. During the reporting period, 1,276.5 million tons of…