Azerbaijan: August 2017 inflation at 0.2%

Prices for consumer goods and tariffs for services in Azerbaijan increased by 0.2% MoM in August, the country’s State Statistics Committee reported. Prices for foodstuff increased by 0.3%, while the prices for non-food goods – by 0.1%. The cost of paid services increased by 0.2%. In January-August prices for consumer goods and tariffs for services…

Ukraine: export prices for soybean oil increase

In the current week the Ukrainian export market of soybean oil demonstrated some increasing of selling prices, due to rather high demand for the product. As of September 13 selling prices for hydrated soybean oil usually varied within the range of $770-775/ton FCA, crude soybean oil – $730-750/ton FCA, up nearly by $10-20/ton compared with…

Latvia disagrees with proposal to reduce cod and herring fishing volumes in the Gulf of Riga

Minister Janis Duklavs met with NGOs at Agriculture Ministry’s Fishing Advisory Council meeting and discussed with them European Commission’s proposal for fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea in 2018. EC’s proposal for fishing opportunities would affect Latvia the most negatively in relation to eastern cod (project suggests a 28% reduction) and herring (7%). There is…