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Ukraine: Vinnytsia Airport passenger flow up in 2018

Vinnytsia International Airport saw an increase in passenger flow by almost 15% YoY in 2018, according to the press service of the Center for Transport Strategies. "In 2018, the airport served 60,873 passengers, up by 14.98%," reads the report. According to the Center for Transport Strategies, the busiest month for the airport in 2018 was September, when the airport received additional...

Ukraine: mills process 13 million tons of sugar beet

As of January 21, mills in Ukraine processed 12.58 million tons of sugar beet. The National Association of Sugar Producers of Ukraine (Ukrsugar) informed that 1.71 million tons of sugar were produced as of the reporting date. The Ukrsugar experts adjusted the forecast of sugar production in MY2018-2019 (September 2018 - August 2019) to 1.7 million tons from 2 million tons,...

Estonia: Harju County municipalities want bypass railway alongside Rail Baltica

The Union of Harju County Municipalities has submitted an appeal to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications requesting the latter to instruct the parties responsible for the establishment of Rail Baltica to take into consideration the need for a bypass railway in the overlapping corridors of Rail Baltic and the Tallinn ring railway. In a letter to Minister of...

Kyrgyzstan: $55 million to be spent on construction of Tyup-Kegen road

About $55 million will be spent on construction of Tyup-Kegen road in Kyrgyzstan, Renata Esembaeva, Acting Director of the World Bank Investment Projects Implementation Group, reported at a session of Onuguu-Progress faction. According to her, 50% of the amount is a grant, and the second half is a loan. "There is a project for the construction of Batken-Isfana-Khujand road, together with...

Azerbaijan: Czech technology to be applied to renewable energy sector

The opportunity for Czech companies can represent the fields that are in priority to be developed by Azerbaijan's government, to diversify the economy and support the development of the non-oil sector, Marta Novakova, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic reported. "These are mainly agriculture, chemical and manufacturing industry, engineering, services (especially transport, logistics, tourism) and IT," Novakova...

Ukraine: wine exports up in 2018

In 2018, Ukrainian winemakers exported their products to the tune of over $38 million, up by 20% YoY. "We exported wine and other products of winemaking to the tune of over $38 million, although we still remain the net importers of these products (imports totaled $113.5 million in 2018)," Deputy Agrarian Policy and Food Minister of Ukraine Olha Trofimtseva posted...

Ukraine: National Bank wins Central Banking transparency award

For the first time in its history, the National Bank of Ukraine has won a transparency award of the prestigious international Central Banking Awards. "The National Bank of Ukraine considerably increased its transparency in the past year, and in the preceding three years, despite exceptionally difficult circumstances," reads the statement on the website of the Central Banking magazine. As noted, the...

Estonia: electricity consumption nears all-time record

The recent bout of cold weather and snow across Estonia has been accompanied by near-record levels of electricity consumption. At 10.00 am EET on January 22, five-minute average electricity consumption was recorded at 1,549 megawatts. Estonian electricity consumption was very close to the record high of all time that day, when the five-minute average consumption reached around 1,549 megawatts around...

Kazakhstan: solar plant put into operation in Karaganda region

Karaganda region has started its large-scale transition to green technologies. The 100 MW solar power plant, recognized as the largest in Central Asia, was put into operation in Saran. 307,000 voltaic panels are stretching over 164 ha to convert solar power into electrical energy. The solar panels can produce about 10-15 MW even on the cloudiest day. The operating life...

Kyrgyzstan: shadow economy reaches 23.6% of GDP

The size of non-observed (hidden and informal) economy in the sphere of production in 2017 amounted to 125.2 billion soms, or 23.6% of Kyrgyzstan's GDP, the National Statistical Committee of Kyrgyzstan says. According to it, the decline in the share of the non-observed economy to GDP was recorded in the wholesale and retail trade and the repair of cars and...