Ukraine: vehicle production down in April 2019

Ukrainian plants manufactured 1,880 motor vehicles in January-April, down by 31.4% YoY, according to the Ukrainian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association, UkrAutoProm. In particular, over the first four months, Ukrainian plants produced 1,587 cars (-33.4%), 15 commercial vehicles (-85.1%), and 278 buses (+9%). According to preliminary data provided by the association, 139 vehicles were manufactured in…

Ukraine: milk and dairy products to be exported to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ukraine’s State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service and the relevant authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina have agreed on issuing a veterinary certificate for shipments of milk and dairy products from Ukraine. The country’s regulator has approved veterinary certificates for shipments of milk and dairy products from Ukraine to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Ukrainian agency’s…

Latvia: inflation at 3.2-3.4% predicted for April 2019

Compared to March, consumer prices in April possibly grew by 0.6-0.8%, which means annual inflation in Latvia has reached approximately 3.2-3.4%, bank analysts predict. Swedbank’s acting chief economist in Latvia Agnese Buceniece notes that in April, when compared to March, consumer prices increased by 0.6%, whereas annual inflation was approximately 3.2% when compared to April…

Georgia: Tbilisi welcomes 90 modern buses

Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi is continuing to modernize its public bus fleet by introducing 90 brand new, 10-meter long diesel operated buses. There are 27 seats in the new buses, which can take up to 82 passengers in total. The buses are equipped for people with disabilities and with modern systems such as heating, air…