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…

Uzbekistan: Chinese company to create food hub

Xinjiang Silu Changlong Investment Co., Ltd (China) is planning to create a food transport-logistic center in Bukhara region of Uzbekistan. Currently, the Chinese company is developing the project in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy of Uzbekistan. Within the project, it is planned to create a modern logistics center, two plants for processing of fruits…

Belarus: laser technologies for ICRANet studies

Belarusian laser technologies will be used for research projects of the International Center for Relativistic Astrophysics Network (ICRANet), Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) Sergei Kilin said. On July 18 Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov and ICRANet Director…

Belarus: companies urged to advance cooperation with Chinese partners

Belarusian companies should step up efforts to advance cooperation with Chinese partners, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to China Kirill Rudy said. The Ambassador believes that it is essential to build production chains with Chinese partners. Speaking about the inflow of Chinese investments to Belarus, Ambassador Kirill Rudy said about the preparation of amendments…

Kyrgyzstan: basic foods price up

Basic foods grew in price in Kyrgyzstan, the Ministry of Economy reported. Bread has risen in price by 0.19 soms (1.05%), rice – by 1.77 soms (2.33%), beef – by 0.92 soms (0.33%), sugar – by 1.54 som (2.94%), vegetable oil – by 0.19 soms (0.21%), potatoes – by 4.93 som (34.71%), beans – by…

Germany: ATB Financial sends one of the world’s first real-time payments using blockchain technology supported by SAP

ATB Financial, the largest Alberta-based financial institution, has collaborated with SAP SE, financial technology start-up Ripple Labs Inc. and ReiseBank AG in Germany to send the first real international blockchain payment from Canada to Germany. ATB successfully transferred CA$1,000 (667 euro) to ReiseBank using a network built on SAP technology and Ripple’s pioneering network of…

Azerbaijan: assets of State Oil Fund up

Assets of the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) increased by 4.6% and amounted to $35.1 billion as of July 1, as compared to $33.57 billion in early 2016, SOFAZ said in a report. SOFAZ’s revenues totaled almost four billion Azerbaijani manats during the H1 2016, and expenditures were almost at 2.256 billion manats. During…

Ukraine: UkrOboronProm cooperation with Azerbaijan establishes model of working relationship with other countries

Cooperation between Ukraine and Azerbaijan in AN-178 production will establish the model of UkrOboronProm working relationship with other countries. This was stated by Director General of the State Concern Roman Romanov, commenting on the statement of the President of Ukraine in his briefing in Baku in the framework of the official visit to Azerbaijan. “One…