Ukraine: Kyiv gets new low-floor trams

The Kyivpastrans municipal enterprise has received a batch of new low-floor trams with a high degree of passenger comfort, the enterprise has reported on its Facebook page. “Kyivpastrans once again received a batch of new Electron T5B64 low-floor trams with a high degree of comfort, a reduced level of vibration and noise, an air conditioning…

Belarus: BelAZ exports up in Q1 2018

BelAZ, the managing company of BelAZ holding company, increased its exports by 80% YoY in Q1, the company reported. In January-March the company exported about 96% of its products. The company sold to 24 countries. Russia, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan made up the top three customers of the Belarusian factory. BelAZ increased supplies to Russia by…

Kyrgyzstan: international reserves decrease

Despite the absence of interventions, Kyrgyzstan’s gross international reserves are decreasing, the National Bank reported. Following the results of March, Kyrgyzstan’s reserves amounted to $2,118.65 billion. Over the month, they reduced by $3.61 million. But since the beginning of the year the figure has increased by $32.19 million. The National Bank uses international reserves to…

Ukraine: direct passenger flights to Iraq resumed

On April 3 a plane of the Iraqi Airways, which made the first flight on Baghdad-Kyiv route, landed at the Boryspil International Airport. “The flight was carried out by Boeing 737-800 with registration number YI-ASV,” the Center for Transport Strategies reports. As specified, the flight lasted for almost four hours. The Boryspil International Airport representatives…

Azerbaijan: Ganja Automobile Plant produces 10,000th Belarus tractor

The Ganja Automobile Plant has produced 10,000th Belarus tractor, the plant reported. Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko, Azerbaijani Deputy Prime Minister Yaqub Eyyubov, Ambassador of Belarus to Azerbaijan Gennady Akhramovich, Director General of the Minsk Tractor Plant Fyodor Domotenko, Director General of the Minsk Automobile Plant Dmitry Katerinich, Head of the Ganja Executive Power…

Tajikistan: flights of Russian airlines banned

Russia’s Ural Airlines, Utair, S7 Airlines and Nordwind Airlines will not be able to operate flights to Tajikistan’s Dushanbe and Khujand starting from April 2 since the Tajik state aviation structures have recalled their flight permissions. The measure applies to 11 destinations. Flights from Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Yekaterinburg, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, St. Petersburg, and Samara to Dushanbe,…

Azerbaijan: power trade agreed with Iran

Iran has concluded an agreement with Azerbaijan for the purchase of 150 megawatt of power, a senior official said. Iran’s Energy Minister Reza Ardakania said that the agreement on his country’s power purchase from Azerbaijan was made during the recent visit of President Hassan Rouhani to Baku. The minister added that the two countries currently…