Azerbaijan: four bridges constructed

Four bridges have been constructed in Azerbaijani Agstafa district, Azeravtoyol OJSC reported. Three bridges were built on the Agstafa-Poylu-Georgian state border highway and one bridge on the Agstafa-Poylu-Duzgishlag-Gazakh highway to ensure comfortable and safe movement of the citizens. New bridges were built across Agstafachay, Ajiderechay and Kura rivers, as well as over the railway. The…

Ukraine: Kyiv International Airport most popular international directions in October 2017

Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany) has informed that the most popular international directions in October were Minsk, Dubai, Budapest, Ankara, and Warsaw. “The most popular international directions in October were Minsk (Belarus), Dubai (UAE), Budapest (Hungary), Ankara (Turkey), Warsaw (Poland). Among domestic flights, Odessa, Zaporizhzhia and Lviv are in the lead,” according to a press release…

Turkmenistan: new port to open huge opportunities for optimizing transport flows

President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov inspected the construction of a new international sea port in Turkmenbashi on the Caspian shore. The project is being implemented by Turkey’s Gap Insaat. The project is an important part of Turkmenistan’s complex industrialization, said Berdimuhamedov, adding that its implementation would create more than 2,500 jobs. It was noted that…

Latvia: approximately 4,000 km of roads unused

There are approximately 4,000 km of roads in Latvia that are practically unused for transport, said Latvian Transport Minister Uldis Augulis on November 9. He says most of those roads are local and municipal roads. With that, maintenance intensity will be reduced for those roads. “It would be nice if we could maintain roads leading…

Turkmenistan: production of mineral fertilizers up

Providing Turkmenistan with efficient mineral fertilizers is of great importance for increasing the yield of cultivated crops to ensure the country’s abundance in food and development of fodder supply for livestock and poultry farming. In particular, the commissioning of a carbamide plant under construction in Garabogaz city (Balkan district, Turkmenistan) is scheduled for June 2018,…

Belarus: EBRD revises 2017 growth forecast

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has revised upward the forecast for Belarus’ GDP growth to 1.5% in 2017, according to the Bank’s website. In 2018 the Belarusian economy will expand by 2%. The EBRD also revised Russia’s GDP forecast up to 1.8% in 2017. The bank also revised Russia’s GDP growth forecast…