Azerbaijan and Iran to launch new passenger train

A passenger train will be launched between Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan and Iran’s Mashhad before late November, Javid Gurbanov, head of Azerbaijan Railways CJSC, reported. Gurbanov said the train would start running either on November 27 or November 30. The Nakhchivan-Julfa-Tabriz-Tehran-Mashhad passenger train will run twice a week. Renewed cars will be used for the trips. (Trend/Business…

Ukraine: Astarta steps up soybean product exports

Astarta exported 115 KMT of soybean crushing products in January-September that is almost 81% of the segment’s sales, the company’s press service reports. Revenues in the soybean crushing segment reached 53 million euro, or 25% of Astarta’s consolidated revenue, up by 36% YoY. In January-September Astarta sold 28 KMT of soybean oil, up by 42%…