Kazakhstan to create the agricultural export center

Kazakhstan plans to found the agribusiness export center, which will realize the promotion of domestic agricultural products on foreign markets, the press-service of the Ministry of Agriculture declared. The center will be formed on the basis of JSC National Company Food Contract Corporation within frames of the State program for development of the agro-industrial complex…

Kazakhstan: grain crop net weight up

Kazakhstan’s total crop of grain after conditioning reached 21.5 MMT, agriculture vice-minister Gulmira Isayeva said. In addition, she said, the nation was going to export 9 MMT of grain. With regard to the outlet markets, according to her, they are the traditional ones: Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Russia, Iran and China. “Together with the Kazakh Railways we…

Moldova: bad credits up in October 2016

Bad credits in the banking system of Moldova amounted to 16.29% as of the end of October, up by 0.52% MoM. Compared with October 2015, it increased by 6.48% or 1.7 times from 9.81%, NBM reports. The biggest shares of bad credits were recorded by Victoriabank – 33.82% (against 32.92% in September and 11.15% in…

Ukraine: seaports grain exports up in late November 2016

On November 26 – December 2, Ukraine exported 922.5 thousand tons of grains from the seaports, against 836.3 thousand tons on the previous week.

In particular, wheat shipments reached 403.9 thousand tons, corn – 456.4 thousand tons, and barley – 62.2 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Armenia: Fitch rates Yerevan “B+”

Fitch Ratings has assigned Armenian capital city of Yerevan Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) of “B+” and a Short-Term Foreign Currency IDR of “B”. The Outlooks on the Long-Term IDRs are Stable. The ratings reflect Yerevan’s status as Armenia’s capital, satisfactory budgetary performance, supported by steady transfers from the central government,…

Azerbaijan and Pakistan mulling joint production

Azerbaijan is ready to create necessary working conditions for Pakistani companies in the country, Shahin Mustafayev, Azerbaijani minister of economy, said. “Pakistani companies show interest in activity in such fields in Azerbaijan as industry, production of agricultural equipment, accumulators, as well as pharmaceutics”, the minister said. He added that pharmaceutics was of special interest for…