Estonia: Regional Jet revenue up in 2018

Estonian carrier Regional Jet, which is owned by Estonian state-owned airline Nordica and LOT Polish Airlines, achieved a better than expected zero result for 2018, with turnover increasing by 80% YoY, to EUR 68 million. “I am really impressed with how our organization has developed all these new businesses in such a short period of…

Azerbaijan: electricity exports up in H1 2019

Azerbaijan exported 1.2 billion kilowatt-hour of electricity in January-June in comparison with 1.1 billion kilowatt-hour in the same period of 2018, the State Customs Committee reported. The cost of electricity exported during the mentioned period amounted to $51.9 million compared to $54.6 million. The main producer of electricity in Azerbaijan is Azerenergy. The capacity of…

Kazakhstan: investments economy up in 2018

The value of investments attracted to the economy of Kazakhstan amounted to 11.179 trillion tenge in 2018, up by 17.5% YoY, the Committee of Statistics reported. “In the reporting period Shymkent city was the leader by attracted investments, the volume of which increased by 162.2%. It is followed by Atyrau and Kyzylorda regions of Kazakhstan,…

Ukraine: new Vilkha-M MLR system tested

Ukraine has tested the Vilkha-M (“Alder”) multiple launch rocket system, a high-precision upgrade of the Vilkha complex, which in turn is a deeply modernized version of the Soviet “Smerch”. “Another stage of factory tests of the Vilkha-M high-precision MLR system took place on July 24. During the tests, more tasks for checking and improving a…