Bulgaria: corn harvesting in October 2016

According to Bulgarian Ministry of Agriculture, as of October 20, nearly 371thousand ha of corn were threshed, which was 88% of the intended area (423 thousand ha). 1973.1 KMT were harvested with the average yield of 5.32 MT/ha. Harvesting is 16.1% faster than in 2015. As of the reporting date, average corn productivity was 0.2%…

Kazakhstan: inflation hits 6.2% since early 2016

Inflation rate in Kazakhstan hit 6.2% in January-October, Statistics Committee of the Ministry of National Economy of Kazakhstan reported. Food prices have increased by 5.7%, non-food items’ prices have gone up by 7.6%, and paid services’ prices have increased by 5.4% since early 2016. Kazakhstan’s inflation rate over the 12 months ending in October amounted…

Ukraine: gas production up in January-October 2016

Natural gas production in Ukraine in January-October increased by 0.9% (by 151.8 million cubic meters) YoY, to 16.661 billion cubic meters. According to PJSC Ukrtransgaz, in October gas production amounted to 1.713 billion cubic meters, up by 0.5% YoY. In October, in particular, gas extraction by PJSC Ukrgazvydobuvannia amounted to 1.23 billion cubic meters, PJSC…