Kazakhstan: Kazatomprom interested in developing NFC cooperation with Ukraine

Kazakhstan’s National Atomic Company Kazatomprom is interested in developing cooperation with Ukraine in various areas of the nuclear fuel cycle (NFC), including production of nuclear fuel in Kazakhstan for Ukrainian nuclear power plants (NPP), Kazatomprom has said. The Kazakh Ministry of Energy and Kazatomprom plan to meet with the Ukrainian Ministry of Energy and Coal…

Kazakhstan: Aktau port to increase capacities

Kazakhstan has almost completed realization of the project to expand the sea port of Aktau in the northern direction, which will increase the carrying capacity from 16.5 million tons to 19.5 million tons, the press-service of the port declared. The project consists of three stages: construction of protective hydraulic engineering structures, dredging and construction of…

Moldova: over 1.2 million tons of wheat harvested

General production of wheat in Moldova reached 1.283 million tons, which exceeded the expected rate by almost 300 thousand tons, the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry declared. According to the announcement, the harvested areas under wheat in the country totaled 371 thousand ha with the average yield of 3.1 t/ha. In particular, milling wheat…

Belarus: Belshina seeking equipment supplier

Belshina (Bobruisk, Mogilev Region) has announced a tender to choose an equipment supplier for its high-bay warehouse. The company plans to spend Br2.3 million ($1.163 million). The closing date for applications is September 15. Belshina wants to have the equipment supplied in the period from April 1 to June 30, 2017. The state-owned tyre manufacturer…

Belarus: BUCE accredits first non-resident broker

Nordic Industries (Lithuania) received trader and broker certificates of Belarusian Universal commodity Exchange (BUCE) on August 9, BUCE spokesman Roman Yaniv said. “Besides participation in exchange auctions Nordic Industries is expected to bring new Lithuanian companies to BUCE’s trading platforms and will promote commodity exchange services on the Lithuanian market. BUCE and Nordic Industries are…

Belarus: India to partake in potash production

India is ready to take part in the production of potash fertilizers in Belarus and their long-term purchase, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India to Belarus Pankaj Saxena said. The diplomat stressed that the potash sector was important for the Belarusian-Indian cooperation. “Belarus is a big producer of potash fertilizers. India should ensure food security…

Uzbekistan and China discuss trade-economic ties

On August 9, the Ministry of foreign economic relations, investments and trade of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting with Advisor on trade and economic issues of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Uzbekistan Jin Yulong.

During the meeting, the sides discussed current state of bilateral trade-economic, investment and financial-technical cooperation. (UzDaily/Business World Magazine)

Kazakhstan: new ferry complex to start cargo transshipment by December 2016

A new ferry complex in Kazakhstan’s Kuryk port will start cargo transshipment by the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence, the country’s Prime Minister Karim Massimov wrote on Twitter on August 9 Kazakhstan will celebrate 25th anniversary of Independence on December 16. As of today, ferry transportation from Kazakhstan to other Caspian littoral states is possible…

Kyrgyzstan: agreement with Russia on construction of Uppernaryn cascade and Kambarata HPP-1 cancelled for good

Kyrgyzstan completely broke the agreement with Russia on the construction of Uppernaryn cascade and Kambarata HPP-1, National Energy Holding Company JSC reported. The agreement signed on September 20, 2012 expired on August 9. Currently, Kyrgyz and Russian parties are negotiating to resolve all economic issues that have arisen in the period of the agreements, including…

Uzbekistan: KT Corp. to produce electric meters

On August 9, Vice President of business development, global business projects of the company KT Corp. Lee Baek-hee held negotiations at the Ministry of foreign economic relations, investments and trade of Uzbekistan. During the meeting, the sides discussed issues on creation of joint venture and start of production of electronic meters under the project “Implementation…