Turkmenistan becoming transport and logistics hub of international importance

Turkmenistan is turning into a country of major transport and logistics hubs of interregional and intercontinental importance located along the Silk Road, the country’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said in an appeal to employees of the state customs service in connection with their professional holiday. Turkmenistan’s positions in the global economic space are being strengthened, he…

Ukraine: grain export rates down in 2017

Since the beginning of 2017-2018 MY, and as of November 1, Ukraine exported nearly 14 million tons of grains, down by 1 million tons YoY, the Head of the State Service of Ukraine for Food Safety and Consumer Protection (SSUFSCP), Volodymyr Lapa within frames of the second conference “Grain exports from Ukraine” declared. He noted…

Estonia: VKG loses oil shale price dispute in court

Northeastern Estonia-based shale oil producer Viru Keemia Grupp (VKG) lost in court in an oil shale dispute against state-owned energy group Eesti Energia and the Estonian Competition Authority. Tallinn Administrative Court decided not to satisfy a claim filed by VKG AS and VKG Oil AS regarding the termination of a supervision proceeding. The Estonian Competition…

Ukraine: Severodonetsk Azot resumes production of ammonium nitrate

PJSC Severodonetsk Azot (Luhansk region) has resumed production of ammonium nitrate, the company’s website reports. “We have renewed work on the entire technological chain – from accepting ammonia to obtaining mineral fertilizers. And we’ve renewed the work of power units and two technological departments: production of nitric acid and production of ammonium nitrate. The mineral…

Ukraine to increase exports of goods to Canada

First Deputy Prime Minister and Economic Development and Trade Minister Stepan Kubiv has said that Ukraine is interested to increase exports of goods to Canada. In a post on his Facebook page, he wrote: “With my colleague Minister of International Trade of Canada Francois-Philippe Champagne we discussed new opportunities for trade. A total of 154…

Estonia: Elron to increase ticket prices

The Estonian state-subsidized Elron, which operates passenger rail service across Estonia, is increasing ticket prices for its electric and diesel trains by 3% to 5% on average. The new prices will take effect on December 10. “Beginning on December 10, the procedure for calculating infrastructure fees will change,” explained Elron sales and development manager Ronnie…