Uzbekistan: GM Asaka plant starts maintenance works

Annual planned maintenance works were started at the automobile plant of GM Uzbekistan in Asaka city (Andijan region) on August 8, the press service of the company said. GM Uzbekistan underlined that the company would carry out maintenance of main and additional technological equipment, tools, facilities and engineering-communication networks. It is also planned to carry…

Belarus: inflation up in July 2016

Belarus saw a 0.4% inflation growth in July and 7.8% in January-July, the National Statistics Committee (Belstat) said. In January Belarus’ consumer prices grew by 1.9%, in February – by 2.9%, in March – by 0.8%, in April – by 0.7%, in May – by 0.5%, in June – by 0.4%. In July Belarus’ consumer…

Belarus: oil refineries output up H1 2016

Belarusian oil refineries processed 11.937 million tons of crude in January-June, up by 0.5% YoY, Belneftekhim reported. In H1 Belarusian oil refineries increased output of the AI-95 petrol by 30%, kerosene – by 40%, bitumen – by 43.9%, compound fertilizers – by 52.4%, ethylene polymers – by 3.1%, truck and bus tyres – by 52.4%.…

Belarus: manufacturing output up in H1 2016

State support helped the companies affiliated with the Industry Ministry increase output, Belarus’ Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said. “Support provided to the companies of the Industry Ministry during this complicated period helped them increase the output by 0.7% over 2015 and 1.4% in January-July 2016. Backlog of inventories was reduced by almost Br2 trillion (non-redenominated)”,…

Ukraine: grain quality improvement determined by new information environment

Ukrainian grain business pays more and more attention to the latest information technologies and their role in competitiveness improvement on the global market. Information on grain quality, reputation of supplier/country of origin becomes the main factor of competitiveness and securing a foothold in markets. The new approach to market data interpretation will provide the expansion…

Russia: troops alerted in Far East in practice drills

Large units and formations of Russia’s Eastern Military District have been alerted in training drills in four regions of the Trans-Baikal Territory in East Siberia and the Russian Far East, district spokesman Alexander Gordeyev said. “The headquarters of two combined armies and their subordinate large units and formations stationed in the Trans-Baikal and Khabarovsk Territories,…

Korea: Seoul confirms Russian carrier rocket to put satellite into orbit in 2020

Seoul’s aerospace research institute confirmed that the Russian Angara-1.2 carrier rocket would put the South Korean KOMPSAT-6 satellite, also known as the Arirang 6, into orbit in 2020. Earlier this month, Roscosmos space corporation said in a statement that the KOMPSAT-6 multipurpose satellite would be launched using Russia’s Angara-1.2. “The ILS Angara 1.2 vehicle was…

Russia: Erginskoye oilfield to be auctioned

The Russian Natural Resources and Environment Ministry plans to auction the Erginskoye oilfield in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District until the end of 2016, an official said. Media reported earlier that the auction had been suspended as foreign investors had not decided on their participation in the auction. The ministry earlier offered to set a requirement…

Russia: Ilyushin Finance Co number of ordered CS300 down

The leasing company “Ilyushin Finance Co”. (IFC) has reduced the number of ordered Bombardier CS300 from 32 to 20 aircrafts. The delivery is expected in late 2018. The parties explain this adjustments differently. According to Bombardier’s opinion Russian customers consider new market’s demands, but IFC refers to the Canadian export agency, which hasn’t provided cheap…