Belarus: 2 million tons of grain harvested

Belarusian agrarians have already cropped over 2 million tons of grain, the Agriculture and Food Ministry reported. As of August 6, Belarus’ grain harvest exceeded 2.1 million tons. Brest region harvested 684,700 tons, Gomel region – 480,800 tons. Minsk region and Mogilev region cropped 427,400 and 185,900 tons each. The harvest of Grodno region reached…

Kyrgyzstan: electricity consumption up in July 2017

Electricity consumption increased in Kyrgyzstan in July, the National Electric Networks of Kyrgyzstan JSC reported. According to it, the electricity consumption in the country’s power system for July amounted to 813.03 million kilowatt-hours, and the daily maximum power consumption reached 1,521 megawatts. For comparison, in July 2016, this figure was 751.96 million kilowatt-hours, the daily…

Ukraine: Stiletto Systems and MAGNUM to build new ammunition plant

British-based Stiletto Systems Ltd. jointly with Canadian-based MAGNUM and its division Waterbury Farrel are considering the possibility of participating in a tender of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade to create a new manufacture of shooting and artillery ammunition in Ukraine. Head of Stiletto Ukraine Roman Karpenko said the British-Canadian alliance had practical experience…

Ukraine: India buys 300,000 tons of wheat

Traders have bought about 300,000 tons of Ukrainian wheat to be delivered to India in September and October as the country imports wheat for a second year to meet a domestic shortfall. Seven ships carrying roughly 300,000 tons of milling wheat with a 11.5% protein are expected to load this month in Ukraine for India,…

Belarus not importing eggs from Europe

Belarus does not import eggs from Europe, the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry reported. “Belarus does not import eggs. The country is self-sufficient in this product. Moreover, we export approximately 60% of eggs we produce,” the ministry noted and added that Belarus did not export eggs to Europe. Therefore there are no Belarusian-produced eggs among…

Belarus: 1.5 million tons of grain harvested

Belarusian agrarians have already cropped over 1.5 million tons of grain, the Agriculture and Food Ministry reported. As of August 4, Belarus’ grain harvest exceeded 1.5 million tons. Brest region harvested 541,000 tons, Gomel region – 404,200 tons. Minsk region and Mogilev region cropped 263,500 and 100,800 tons each. The harvest of Grodno region reached…

Latvia: retail trade growing in June 2017

Latvia’s retail trade volume this June, as compared with the same month of 2016, grew by 3.2%, which is slightly more than the average in the European Union, according to data from Eurostat. The most rapid retail trade growth in June was registered in Slovenia (+10.2%), followed by Croatia (+8.2%) and Slovakia (+8.1%). Estonia’s retail…

Belarus: Belneftekhim exports up in H1 2017

The Belarusian state petrochemical concern Belneftekhim increased the export of goods by 8.2% in H1 2017, the concern reported following the meeting of its council to review the performance of the national petrochemical sector. According to Belneftekhim Chairman Igor Lyashenko, the concern met all the targets for foreign trade in goods and services in H1.…