Uzbekistan: Capstone Turbine Corporation to supply microturbines

Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, will supply two C1000 Signature Series microturbines for a flare gas utilization project in Uzbekistan. The US-based company said that it was planning to ship microturbines to Uzbekistan in the second quarter. BPC Engineering, Capstone’s largest distributor in Russia, released the order,…

Belarus: 1 million tons of grain harvested

Belarusian agrarians have cropped the first million tons of grain, the Agriculture and Food Ministry said. As of July 25, Belarus’ grain harvest exceeded 1.1 million tons. Gomel Oblast harvested 383,600 tons, Brest Oblast – 296,700 tons. Minsk Oblast and Mogilev Oblast harvested 259,900 and 72,900 tons respectively. The harvest of Grodno Oblast agrarians reached…

Kazakhstan: 94 countries to participate in Expo 2017

Ninety four countries have officially confirmed their participation in International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017, to be held in Kazakhstan’s capital Astana, the Kazakh National company “Astana EXPO-2017” said on July 25. As many as 56 countries have already signed contracts on participation. The latest contracts have been signed by Italy and South Korea. The World’s Fair…

Ukraine: wheat qualitative indices to go up

The ratio between milling wheat and feed wheat in the grain production structure for the harvest-2016 in Ukraine is estimated at 55% and 45% respectively, which exceeds the similar indices of 2015, the State Enterprise State Research and Information Center for Monitoring International Commodity Markets (Derzhzovnishinform) declared. According to market operators, in 2015 the ratio…

Ukraine: fish catch up in H1 2016

The State Fishing Agency reports a rise in fish catch in Ukrainian water basins (inland water basins and seas) in January through June by 19.4% YoY, to 22,900 tons. The agency said in a press release that total fish catch in the Azov and Black seas grew by almost 20.5%, to 16,000 tons, including a…

Azerbaijan: talks on WTO accession held in Geneva

Another round of talks on Azerbaijan’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) started in Geneva, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said. According to the ministry, at the negotiations the Azerbaijani delegation was headed by Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev. Earlier, Chidu Osakwe, director of the WTO office of accession, said the changes taking place in…

Ukraine interested in Chinese investments

Ukraine is interested in strengthening cooperation with China, particularly in attracting Chinese investment and broad access of the Ukrainian goods and technologies to the Chinese market. Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing Hennady Zubko said this during a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of China to Ukraine Du Wei, the…

Ukraine: 68.4% of rapeseed harvested

By July 21, Ukrainian farmers had threshed 312.0 thousand ha of rapeseed, which was 68.4% of the plan (456 thousand ha). 805 KMT was harvested with average productivity of 2.58 MT/ha. Despite the fact that harvesting progress is behind the last year`s pace, productivity is higher. By the same date in 2015 nearly 414 thousand…

Ukraine: grain exports from seaports set new record

In the 2015/2016 season Ukrainian seaports set a new grain exports record, surpassing the previous one by nearly 10%.

Grain shipments from Ukrainian seaports reached 37.9 MMT, up by 9.5% more than in the previous record year (34.6 MMT). (UkrAgroConsult/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: Nika-Tera transshipment in H1 2016

In January-June the seaport Nika-Tera (Mykolaiv, part of Group DF) shipped 669.5 thousand tons of grain cargoes, which is nearly 46.94% of the general cargo turnover (1.42 million tons), the press-service of the company declared. Also, the terminal shipped 236.7 thousand tons of mineral fertilizers (16.6%). In June, Nika-Tera transshipped 291.7 thousand tons of cargoes.…

Russia: 75 oil and gas fields found on Sakhalin

75 hydrocarbon fields were discovered on the Sakhalin Island, including 13 offshore ones. Almost all fields are located in the northeastern part of the island, the regional Ministry of Natural Resources said. “The majority of onshore oil and gas fields are at late development stages. Regional onshore oil production may be increased in the near…