Ukraine: Kyiv International Airport names most popular destinations in 2018

The most popular international flights from Igor Sikorsky Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany) in 2018 were Minsk, Warsaw, Sharm el-Sheik, Ankara, Dubai, and Antalya, the airport’s press service wrote on Facebook. “And domestic flights – Odesa, Zaporizhzhia, and Lviv,” reads the report. In January-November Kyiv International Airport serviced 2.606 million passengers, up by 53.7% YoY. “The…

Ukraine: gas stocks down

Natural gas reserves in Ukraine’s underground storage facilities (USFs) have shrunk by 9.6%, or by 1.65 billion cubic meters, to 15.5 billion cubic meters since November 7, when Ukraine started pumping out gas from its stocks. As of December 8 gas reserves in the country’s USFs were estimated at 15.542 billion cubic meters, down by…

Azerbaijan: trade with Serbia up in 2018

The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Serbia has grown by 33% this year, Economy Ministry reported. The ministry was commenting on the fifth meeting of the Azerbaijan-Serbia intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation. Prior to the meeting of the intergovernmental commission with the participation of delegations led by co-chairs of the commission – Azerbaijani…

Armenia: financial system stable

Armenia’s macroeconomic performance has been satisfactory, and the financial system has been stable in 2018, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its Financial System Stability Assessment (FSSA) of the country. Armenia’s financial system has expanded further since the 2012 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP). According to the IMF, Armenia’s banking…

Kyrgyzstan: electricity consumption up in November 2018

Electricity consumption is increasing in Kyrgyzstan, National Electric Network of Kyrgyzstan reported.

In November this figure reached 1,673 billion kilowatt-hours.

According to the central dispatching department of NENK, in November 2017 electricity consumption was 1,356 billion kilowatt-hours. (24.kg/Business World Magazine)