Moldova: electricity tariffs to increase

According to the National Energy Regulatory Agency, on December 12, the requests by RED Union Fenosa and Gas Natural Fenosa Furnizare Energie to raise the electricity tariffs were posted on the ANRE official web site as Law No 107 dated May 27, on electricity requires and the civil community has been given 15 days since…

Ukraine: logistics problems affecting grain exports

In the current season of 2016/2017 Ukraine’s grain market has faced a shortage of rolling stock for transporting grain freights. However, while the transport shortage was previously associated with a lack of railcars, the availability of trucks has also become an acute problem now. The logistical difficulties in Ukraine have already caused changes in the…

Ukraine: flour production not modernized due to low marginality

Low marginality of flour production does not allow Ukrainian companies-processors to realize significant investments in reconstruction of their enterprises, and denies the opportunity to improve qualitative characteristics of the final product, and reduce its production costs, the co-owner of the group of companies Ukr-Agro-Product LLC, Khlebodar and GFS Group Boris Shestopalov declared. According to him,…

Ukraine ready to buy Russian gas

Although Ukraine has confirmed its readiness to buy 1.5-4 billion cubic meters of Russian gas this winter and Moscow said it was ready to ensure exports to Ukraine and the E.U., no final deal was reached during the talks, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak reported. “The Ukrainian side has expressed its readiness to buy 1.5-4…