Uzbekistan: Japan allocates over $500,000 for social projects

Japan has allocated grants worth $551,100 to Uzbekistan for the implementation of eight social projects, the Japanese embassy said. The grants are allocated through the Japanese governmental program “Official Development Assistance” (ODA), the embassy said. Uzbek Deputy Minister of Healthcare Elmira Basitkhanova, the country’s First Deputy Minister of Public Education Bakhtiyor Daniyarov and Japanese Ambassador…

Ukraine: FUIB in the top-10 most transparent companies

First Ukrainian International Bank (FUIB) is in the top-10 most transparent companies of Ukraine according to the study “Transparency of Corporate Accounting” is carried out annually by the organization Transparency International Ukraine. The study was carried out among 100 largest state and private companies of Ukraine by the analyst of the Transparency International Ukraine Dmytro…

Russia: GDP to grow by 0.6% in January-March 2017

Russia’s gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow by 0.6% in January-March and by 0.8% in April-June excluding seasonality, the central bank’s forecasting department said in a research note on March 6, revising its previous estimations of a 0.4% and 0.5-0.6% growth respectively. The estimate for the second quarter is based on a Urals…

Ukraine: Iranian agricultural specialists to visit Nibulon to share experience

Iranian agricultural specialists are expected to visit a plant, which is part of the Ukrainian agricultural holding company Nibulon, to share experience with Ukrainian colleagues, the press service of Nibulon LLC reports. “Iranian specialists intend to visit the company’s enterprises to get acquainted with the entire agricultural production process, from growing to shipping grain to…