Ukraine: energy system operating stably

First Deputy Energy and Coal Industry Minister of Ukraine Halyna Karp says that in spite of the blocking of coal supplies in Donbass, the united energy system of Ukraine operates stably. “At present the united energy system of Ukraine operates in a state of emergency, which has been introduced in connection with the blockade in…

Ukraine: oil output down in January 2017

Oil production in Ukraine decreased by 4.4% YoY in January, to 129,400 tons. The Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry reported that gas condensate production for the period increased by 7.6%, to 58,100 tons. Naftogaz Ukrainy enterprises in January cut oil production by 4.6%, to 127,000 tons, gas condensate output – by 3.5%, to 38,800…

Ukraine to boost gas production in 2017

The Ukrainian government published a concept for development of Ukraine’s gas production sector approved at the end of 2016. The document envisages the increase of gas production from 18.7 billion cubic meters in 2016 to 20.3 billion cubic meters in 2017 and 27.6 billion cubic meters in 2020. According to government resolution No. 1079 dated…

Ukraine: 2016/2017 pea exports up

Ukraine exported 283.8 KMT of peas in July-January of the current season, that is already 17% more than for the entire last season (242.5 KMT in MY 2015/2016). India and Pakistan remain the top destinations for Ukrainian peas and their purchases are on the rise. India imported 114.5 KMT of peas from Ukraine in the…

Ukraine: retail trade up in January 2017

In January retail trade turnover in Ukraine increased by 3% YoY, the Ukrainian State Statistics Service reports. “In January retail trade turnover increased by 3.1% YoY, but dropped by 16.4% MoM,” the report states. The highest increase in retail trade turnover was recorded in Sumy region (9.7%), Kirovohrad region (8.6%), Vinnytsia region (7.7%), the city…

Ukraine: car imports down in 2016

In 2016 Ukraine imported almost 122,954 motor vehicles, totaling more than $1.9 billion. This is reported by UkrAutoprom (Ukrainian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association) on its website. In contrast to the previous year, Ukraine’s car imports increased by one third in 2016, while foreign currency expenses for their purchase rose by 74%. Most imports consisted of…