Ukraine looking for Chinese investments in economy

Ukraine expects that Chinese investors will help Ukraine develop future technologies, including the creation of the so-called smart cities in Ukraine. Deputy Presidential Administration Head Dmytro Shymkiv stated this during an opening ceremony of Ukraine Silk Road International Forum held in Kyiv. “We very much welcome the prospect of attracting Chinese investors to the Ukrainian…

Ukraine: seaports grain exports down in early November 2016

On October 31 – November 6, Ukraine exported 835.9 thousand tons of grains from the seaports, against 851.5 thousand tons on the previous week.

In particular, wheat shipments reached 221 thousand tons, barley – 63.5 thousand tons, and corn – 551.4 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Kyrgyzstan: demand for wheat growing

In terms of constant increasing of the demand for wheat in Kyrgyzstan, the country reduces the planted areas of grains almost every year, the Committee of flour millers under the Entrepreneurs Union of the Kyrgyz Republic declared. In 2015 the planted area under grains decreased by 23 thousand ha, while in the current year –…

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia hold joint “Clear Sky 2016” military exercise

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia conducted the joint “Clear Sky 2016” International command-staff exercise. Central Asian military pilots are currently carrying out joint exercises to repel missile strikes over the region. The main purpose of this exercise is to achieve interoperability between the staff that are interested in obtaining military assistance and assistance to other states.…

Ukraine: government approves of procedure for moving spent nuclear fuel across border

Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved of a procedure for moving spent nuclear fuel and radioactive materials across the state border. The procedure is approved in the government resolution No. 772 dated September 27, posted on the government’s website. The procedures sets requirements and organization basis for moving spent nuclear fuel from Ukrainian nuclear power…

Turkmenistan: Ashgabat and Tashkent discuss co-op prospects

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has discussed topical issues of cooperation at the meeting with Uzbekistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Ulugbek Rozukulov. “Uzbekistan attaches great importance to the development of a full-scale dialogue with Turkmenistan, which, based on the mutual goodwill of the parties, is getting filled with new specific content year by year”, a high-ranking representative…

Argentina and Russia sign export deal

Argentina and Russia spent the last two weeks negotiating export and trade terms. In February, exports of soybean meal and flour from Argentina to Russia were suspended due to export condition discrepancies of genetically modified products. On November 1, Jorge Dillon, president of Argentina’s National Health Service and Food Quality Organization (SENASA), along with Sergey…