Ukraine: trade turnover with Moldova up in 2017

Economic relations between Ukraine and Moldova have been developing dynamically. The trade turnover between the countries has increased by 30% this year, deputy chairman of the “Ukrainian Prism” foreign policy council Serhiy Herasymchuk announced during presentation of the research “Ukraine-Moldova: New Challenges and New Opportunities in Bilateral Relations”. “Ukraine is one of the main trade…

Ukraine to issue $2 billion in bonds in 2018

Ukraine hopes to receive the next payment of its $17.5 billion IMF program early next year and will aim to issue $2 billion on debt markets in 2018, finance minister Oleksandr Danyliuk declared. Oleksandr Danyliuk said that progress on the International Monetary Fund’s rescue plan depended on establishing a new anti-corruption court, as well as…

Ukraine: Cherkasy’s Azot resumes ammonia and carbamide production

Ukraine’s manufacturer of mineral fertilizers Cherkasy-based PJSC Azot, a part of the Ostchem holding owned by businessman Dmytro Firtash, has resumed the production of ammonia and carbamide after overhauls, according to Ostchem’s press service. “After major repairs, the company has resumed production of ammonia (workshop A-5) and carbamide (workshop M-2),” it wrote on Facebook. In…

Ukraine: potential to use alternative energy sources huge

Ukraine has a huge potential to attract alternative energy sources but still does not use it, Vice Prime Minister – Minister for Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Hennadiy Zubko stated at the ninth international business forum Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Industry Modernization in Kyiv on November 23. “Solar energy, wind power, energy production…

Ukraine: passenger water transportation up in January-October 2017

In January-Octoberwater transport of Ukraine carried 0.5 million passengers, up by 30.2% YoY.

According to State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, total passenger turnover in Ukraine climbed by 0.4%, to 3.851.6 million passengers. (PortNews/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: 1.38 million tons of sugar produced

Production of sugar in Ukraine as of November 15 amounted to 1.38 million tons. According to the Ukrtsukor National Association of Sugar Producers, on the specified date 41 sugar factories were functioning in the country, which by now had processed 9.79 million tons of sugar beets. As reported, the new season of sugar production in…

Ukraine: GDP up in Q3 2017

Ukraine’s real gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 2.1% in July-September compared with the same period in 2016. The figures are indicated in the updated report of the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. As stated, Ukraine’s economy maintains its positive growth trend. The real GDP in Q3 increased by 0.2% QoQ (taking into account seasonal…

Ukraine: Kyivenergo shareholders decide to divide company in types of activities

Shareholders of the public joint-stock company Kyivenergo have decided to reorganize business via dividing the company into types of activities, the company’s press service has reported. After the reorganization of Kyivenergo two new companies will be created: one will distribute electricity and operate power lines, and the other will supply electricity. This division is required…