Kazakhstan: oilseed stocks total 260 thousand tons

As of July 1, the registered carry-over stocks of oilseeds in Kazakhstan totaled 260.465 thousand tons, including 21.298 thousand tons in farming households, the Statistics Committee at the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan reported. In particular, sunflower seed stocks totaled 104 thousand tons, flaxseed – 84.3 thousand tons, soybeans – 30.821…

Russia: agricultural production up in H1 2016

In January-June the volume of agricultural commodities production in Russia totaled 1.554 trillion RUR in current prices, an increase of 2.6% compared with the same period last year, the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) declared. At the same time, in June the growth of production in the agricultural sector reached the level of 2.1% compared…

Russia: grain exports to break a new record

In 2016/2017 MY, the export volumes of Russian grains will exceed 36.1 million tons, which will become a new historical record for the country, the General Director at LLC ProZerno Vladimir Petrychenko declared. As a reminder, in 2015/2016 MY the export volumes reached 34.6 million tons of grains. Therefore, Russian wheat can keep its leading…

Georgia and Turkey mull issues of strategic partnership

Georgia and Turkey agreed to support extending the strategic partnership during the first meeting of the Strategic Cooperation Council between the two countries in Ankara, the Georgian government press office said. The one-day High Level Strategic Cooperation Council between Georgia and Turkey kicked off July 19 with participation of Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and…

Turkmenistan: fuel and energy complex reformed

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov made a decision to abolish the country’s Oil and Gas Ministry to further improve the management of the oil and gas sector, the industry and regulate the flow of funds, the Turkmen government said. A department of the Cabinet of Ministers, which is subordinate to Turkmen Deputy Prime Minister Yagshygeldy Kakayev,…

Kazakhstan: car manufacturing down in H1 2016

Car manufacturing dropped by 62.2% YoY in Kazakhstan in H1 2016, to 2,980 cars, said the Kazakh Statistics Committee. Minibus production decreased by 23.7%, to 71 minibuses. During the period, the truck manufacturing in Kazakhstan increased by 16.6% and totalled 718 trucks. Three large car plants: Azia Avto, SaryarkaAvtoProm and Agromashholding – operate in Kazakhstan.…

Kazakhstan: Nexia R3 presented

GM Uzbekistan presented an automobile Nexia R3 under the brand of Ravon in Kazakhstan. It is worth to mentioning that Nexia R3 is a modified Chevrolet Aveo of the second generation (T250). Nexia R3 is equipped with a gasoline engine with a volume of 1.5 liters. The power unit is paired with a five-speed manual…

Ukraine: Turkey to build subway in Dnipro

Turkey has agreed on a contract for building subway in the city of Dnipro, City Mayor Borys Filatov has said. “Turkish colleagues have brought an agreed contract for subway construction”, Filatov wrote on his Facebook page. He also published his photo with a weighty bookbinding in the hands, which was signed in the following way:…

Kyrgyzstan: Toktogul water reservoirs up

Toktogul water reservoir has currently accumulated 15 billion cubic meters of water, which is 4 billion more than in 2015. This was announced today at a meeting of the Republican head office on preparation for the heating season. At least 133.163 million kW-h of electricity have been imported from Kazakhstan in 2016 for uninterrupted power…

Tajikistan: aluminum exports up

Tajikistan has reportedly increased primary aluminum exports. The head of the Customs Service under the Government of Tajikistan, Abdufattoh Ghoib, noted that Tajikistan had exported about 73,500 tons of primary aluminum over the first six months of this year, an increase of 20% YoY. Tajikistan exported 61,200 tons of primary aluminum in January-June 2015, up…

Ukraine: UIA introduced Business Smart fares

Ukraine International Airlines introduce Business Smart fares and offer early bookers, departing from the cities of Ukraine, to purchase Business Class tickets at attractive prices. Planning their trips in advance and purchasing Business Class tickets for UIA services on UIA website www.flyuia.com, at UIA Contact Center, as well as at UIA and partner ticket offices,…

Kyrgyzstan: Kochkor-Ata Mayor’s Office to spend over 14 million soms on road repair

Kochkor-Ata Mayor’s Office intends to spend over 14 million soms on repair of three roads.

Mayor’s Office budget will provide 1, 756.8 million for the widening of Pioneer Street. Reconstruction of Pioneer and Sadovaya Streets will cost 12,353.4 million soms. (24.kg/Business World Magazine)

Kazakhstan to launch new flights to Mongolia

Kazakhstan and Mongolia may launch new flights, PM Karim Massimov said. At the government’s meeting the PM tasked the Ministry of Investments and Development to consider the issue of launching Bayan-Olgii-Almaty and Bayan-Olgii-Ust-Kamenogorsk routes. The Ministry of Agriculture was entrusted with a task to consider an opportunity of delivering meat to Semipalatinsk Meat Processing Plant…