Ukraine: eggs in shell exports up in 2018

Ukrainian producers in 2018 boosted exports of eggs in shell by 21.3%, to almost 107,500 tons, while shell egg exports in monetary terms increased by 37.1%, to $94.1 million. Imports of eggs in shell in 2018 decreased by 40% in physical terms and by 32% in monetary terms, to 3,400 tons and $13.1 million, respectively,…

Ukraine: foreign reserves up in 2018

Ukraine’s international reserves in 2018 grew by 10.6% YoY, to $20.820 billion, updating a five-year record, according to the National Bank. The last time such figures were reported was in October 2013. The regulator said the reserves were successfully accumulated due to Ukraine securing external financing and the NBU buying up the excessive currency on…

Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia passenger traffic up in 2018

In 2018, Ukraine’s state railways operator JSC Ukrzaliznytsia increased passenger traffic by 4 million people compared to 2017. JSC Ukrzaliznytsia transported 55.9 million passengers last year, the press service of the company reported. The increase in traffic happened due to the rational use of cars. “During the New Year and Christmas holidays, we launched about…

Ukraine: Army receives 50 warplanes and helicopters in 2018

The state-run military-industrial Concern Ukroboronprom in 2018 transferred 50 aircraft and helicopters to the Ukrainian Army, after their upgrade and repair performed by Ukraine’s aviation industry cluster, which included 16 enterprises, all part of the concern. The list includes Su-27 and MiG-29 fighters, Su-25 attack aircraft, Su-24 strike aircraft, An-26 and Il-76 transport aircraft, L-39…

Ukraine: state debt up in November 2018

Ukraine’s state and government-guaranteed debt in November grew by 0.6%, or by $0.44 billion, to $74.76 billion. The amount of the debt in the hryvnia equivalent increased by 1.4%, or by UAH 29.4 billion, to UAH 2.122 trillion, the Ukrainian Finance Ministry said. Since the beginning of the year, the country’s state debt in the…

Ukraine: cargo water transportation down in January-November 2018

In January-November, water transport of Ukraine carried 5.3 million tons of cargo, down by 2.1% YoY, says State Statistics Committee of Ukraine.

Cargo turnover fell by 20.8%, to 3,155.1 million ton-km.

All types of transport carried 517 million tons of cargo (-1.5%). (PortNews/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: first official flight from Mykolaiv to Kyiv rescheduled due to low demandUkraine: first official flight from Mykolaiv to Kyiv rescheduled due to low demand

The first official fight from the city of Mykolaiv in the south of Ukraine to the capital city of Kyiv, which was scheduled for December 22, was postponed due to low demand. “The first flight was rescheduled for December 26 over the low percentage of sold tickets. There was not enough time for people to…

Ukraine: flour exports down in 2018

The Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine reports that Ukraine has exported 112 thousand tons of flour by December 19, down by 101.7 thousand tons YoY. Since the start of MY2018-2019, wheat flour shipments have amounted to 111.5 thousand tons, whereas other types of flour – 0.6 thousand tons. In MY2017-2018, flour exports…