Ukraine: oil output down in January 2017

Oil production in Ukraine decreased by 4.4% YoY in January, to 129,400 tons. The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry reported that gas condensate production for the period increased by 7.6%, to 58,100 tons. Naftogaz Ukrainy enterprises in January cut oil production by 4.6%, to 127,000 tons, gas condensate output – by 3.5%, to 38,800…

Kyrgyzstan: gold – most exported commodity

Gold remains the main export commodity of Kyrgyzstan, and Switzerland is its main buyer. This European country accounts for 42% of total exports of Kyrgyzstan, website of the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic reported. According to the ministry, in general, Kyrgyzstan carries out deliveries to more than 80 countries. Several countries account for…

Ukraine to boost gas production in 2017

The Ukrainian government published a concept for development of Ukraine’s gas production sector approved at the end of 2016. The document envisages the increase of gas production from 18.7 billion cubic meters in 2016 to 20.3 billion cubic meters in 2017 and 27.6 billion cubic meters in 2020. According to government resolution No. 1079 dated…

Uzbekistan: GDP exceeding 199 trillion soums in 2016

In 2016, according to preliminary data of the State Statistics Committee, the volume of gross domestic product (GDP) in current prices amounted to 199325,1 billion soums, while the growth in comparison with January-December 2015 made up 7.8%. GDP growth was mainly influenced by the following economic activities: construction (112.5%), trade, accommodation and food (113.4%), transportation…