Ukraine: Nibulon’s non-self-propelled B1500 Project vessel makes first cargo trip

The non-self-propelled open type vessel built at Nibulon’s shipbuilding and repair yard is involved in transportation of piles for construction, Nibulon says in a press release. During three days from January 13, Nibulon loaded at its Mykolaiv transshipment terminal berth its new vessel with piles produced by Mykolaiv concrete product plant. The non-self-propelled vessel transported…

Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia and Deutsche Bahn to sign memorandum of cooperation in Davos

JSC Ukrzaliznytsia (Ukrainian Railways) and German rail operator Deutsche Bahn will sign a memorandum of cooperation at the World Economic Forum in Davos. “A large-scale cooperation project between Ukrzaliznytsia and Deutsche Bahn, German’s largest rail operator, is being prepared. It does not imply privatization or concession. It means involving German experts, experience, management and technology…

Ukraine: air defense weapons to be supplied to Iraq

A senior Iraqi lawmaker announced that the country’s government was exploring buying Russian, Chinese or Ukrainian air defense systems, possibly in exchange for Iraqi oil shipments. The initiative comes following the U.S. lethal airstrike in Baghdad early this month against Iranian Qods Force commander Qassem Soleimani. Badr al-Ziyadi, a member of the Iraqi parliament’s security…

Ukraine: oats export up in H2 2019

Ukraine exported about 7.7 thousand tons of oats in July-December 2019-2020 MY, up 1.5-fold YoY (5.2 thousand tons). Top-5 importers of Ukrainian oats included India with the share of 77%, Libya – 5%, Hungary – 4%, Switzerland – 3% and Germany – 2%. Victoria Rozhko, analyst of APK-Inform, informed that India had been the main…

Ukraine: egg production up in 2019

Egg production in Ukraine grew by 3.4% YoY in 2019, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine reported. Last year, Ukraine produced 16.68 billion eggs. In particular, agricultural enterprises produced 9.36 billion eggs (+5.2%) and households – 7.32 billion eggs (+1.2%). The largest number of eggs in 2019 was produced in the Kyiv region – 3.31…