Ukraine: share of nuclear energy up

Ukraine has significantly increased the share of the nuclear energy in the overall energy balance of the country, president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stated at a meeting of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC). “I am pleased to inform that we have increased the share of nuclear energy in the overall energy balance. From…

Uzbekistan: South Korea interested in textile industry

The Ministry of foreign economic relations, investments and trade held a meeting with representatives of the delegation of the Korean Federation of textile industries (KOFOTI) and the Korean Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH). During the meeting, detailed information about the benefits and preferences created for foreign investors, particularly in the textile sector, as well as…

Kyrgyzstan: economic recovery remains modest

With external pressures subsiding, economic indicators of Kyrgyzstan have improved, but the recovery remains modest. The head of the International Monetary Fund mission Edward Gemayel said, following his visit to the Kyrgyz Republic. IMF mission visited Bishkek on February 9-15. The specialists took stock of the latest economic developments and discussed progress on economic reforms.…

Latvia to increase defense budget in 2018

“Security is not cheap. Otherwise the price is the entire country,” Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis said. On February 15, as part of a meeting of NATO defense ministers in Brussels, Bergmanis took part in a meeting of the North Atlantic Council. The meeting discussed the realization of decision made at the NATO Summit in…

Ukraine: trade turnover with the Czech Republic up in 2016

The trade turnover between Ukraine and the Czech Republic increased by 18.6% in January-November 2016. This was discussed by the Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsyntsadze and Agriculture Minister of the Czech Republic Marian Jurecka. The parties discussed cooperation between the two countries in the field of agriculture and welcomed the…