Ukraine: further economic success depending on machine-building industry

Ukrainian government considers machine-building one of the most important integrated industries on which Ukraine’s further economic success depends, Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said in his greeting address on the occasion of Machine Engineers Day, the government press service reports. “Ukraine’s considerably experienced machine engineers develop and design complex systems and devices: home appliances and radio…

Ukraine: shadow economy down in Q1 2017

Shadow economy in Ukraine fell by 6% YoY in the first quarter of 2017, to 37% of GDP, according to the analytical report published on the Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Ministry’s website. The ministry noted that the de-shadowing stemmed directly from ensuring macroeconomic stabilization and economic growth, wage growth against the backdrop of reducing…

Ukraine: export prices for soybean oil increase

In the current week the Ukrainian export market of soybean oil demonstrated some increasing of selling prices, due to rather high demand for the product. As of September 13 selling prices for hydrated soybean oil usually varied within the range of $770-775/ton FCA, crude soybean oil – $730-750/ton FCA, up nearly by $10-20/ton compared with…

Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia to see over UAH 11 billion of loss from passenger transportation in 2017

The public joint-stock company Ukrzaliznytsia could see over UAH 11 billion of loss from passenger transportation by rail in 2017, Ukrzaliznytsia Chief Financial Officer Andriy Riazantsev said at the presentation of the company’s development strategy. “It is likely that this year we would pass the UAH 11 billion threshold of loss from passenger transportation. These…

Ukraine: honey factory opens in Cherkasy region

First Vice Prime Minister, Economic Development and Trade Minister of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv has attended the official opening of the Ukrainian-Austrian Beehive honey factory in the village of Cherniavka in Cherkasy region. “A new honey production factory Beehive.ukraine opens here. This is a joint Ukrainian-Austrian project with an investment of about EUR 10 million. A…

Ukraine: Allseeds starts new season with a record

On August 21, Allseeds’ oil extraction plant in Yuzhny port started processing 2017-crop oilseeds. According to the company press-service, a few days later the plant’s capacity set a new record of 2.2 KMT a day. “This result was achieved owing to technological re-equipment of the production process and removing bottlenecks at the time of off-season…