Ukraine: 4.3 million tons of grain exported

Ukraine since the beginning of the 2017-2018 marketing year (MY, July-June) and as of August 16 has exported 4.265 million tons of grain. According to the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, the country exported about 1.82 million tons of wheat, 1.44 million tons of barley, and 995,000 tons of corn. In addition, 39,200 tons…

Turkmenistan stands for sustainable and equitable access to energy resources

One of the main directions of Turkmenistan’s foreign policy strategy is cooperation in the energy sector, ensuring sustainable and equitable access to energy resources. Turkmenistan will strictly and unswervingly implement the provisions of relevant resolutions of the UN General Assembly aimed at ensuring reliable and stable energy supply, and, to this end, the country reaffirms…

Ukraine: development of industry’s potential to promote economic growth

Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman says that the development of industry’s potential is the basis for Ukraine’s economic growth. Groysman also noted ArcelorMittal Company as an example of large-scale infrastructure development. “At Yuzhny seaport, ArcelorMittal opened a new transshipment complex for blue re-bar. Due to record short construction terms and attracted $4.5 million in…

Turkmenistan: maritime infrastructure development intensified

Construction of a new international seaport is underway in the Caspian city of Turkmenbashi. The project aimed at the development of port infrastructure envisages construction of car and passenger terminals, as well as container, loading, polypropylene terminals and other facilities developed in accordance with the environmental safety requirements of GreenPort international standard. Once the seaport…

Azerbaijan: economy to grow in 2018

World Bank (WB) forecasts the grow of 0.5% to 1% of the Azerbaijan’s economy in 2018, head of the bank’s Baku office Naveed Hassan Naqvi said. This year, Azerbaijan’s economy will probably contract by 1-1.5%, he said. “Unfortunately, Azerbaijan is overly dependent on oil,” he noted. “Nonetheless, oil prices decline and subsequent devaluation of the…

Ukraine: flour to be exported to South America

PJSC Agrarian Fund starts exporting flour to the countries of South America. The first contract on delivery of 96 tons of straight white wheat flour has been concluded. This is reported by the press service of the PJSC Agrarian Fund. “The Agrarian Fund continues developing the export direction. We are opening new markets, in particular,…

Turkmenistan: pricing policy improving

The issues of improving the pricing policy in Turkmenistan were discussed at the meeting of the country’s Cabinet of Ministers. Turkmenistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Bashim Khojamammadov said at the meeting that it was envisaged to entrust several structures with the compilation of price digests for the respective types of goods in this sphere. Moreover, an…