Ukraine: seaports grain exports down in early November 2016

On October 31 – November 6, Ukraine exported 835.9 thousand tons of grains from the seaports, against 851.5 thousand tons on the previous week.

In particular, wheat shipments reached 221 thousand tons, barley – 63.5 thousand tons, and corn – 551.4 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: government approves of procedure for moving spent nuclear fuel across border

Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved of a procedure for moving spent nuclear fuel and radioactive materials across the state border. The procedure is approved in the government resolution No. 772 dated September 27, posted on the government’s website. The procedures sets requirements and organization basis for moving spent nuclear fuel from Ukrainian nuclear power…

Ukraine: Germany to provide another EUR 72 million in aid

Germany will give Ukraine EUR 72 million in new aid for sustainable economic development, regional development, energy efficiency and internally displaced persons, Ukraine’s Deputy Economic Development and Trade Minister Maksym Nefyodov has said. Nefyodov signed relevant documents in Berlin on the results of two-day talks with the Economic Cooperation and Development Ministry of Germany. The…

Ukraine promoting supplies of An-148-300MP maritime patrol planes to Indonesia

Ukraine is preparing the expansion of military and technical cooperation with Indonesia: the sides are holding negotiations on a possibility of supplying Ukrainian An-148-300MP maritime patrol planes to the Asia-Pacific Region (APR). The press service of Ukrspecexport state-run company reported that during the negotiations between Ukrspecexport Director General Pavlo Bukin and Indonesian Navy officers at…

Ukraine: EIB to finance grain logistics projects

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is considering the possibility of financing the projects of Ukrainian grain market operators to expand and modernize their logistics infrastructure, according to the website of this international financial institution. “The project is expected to remove existing bottlenecks related to transportation and storage of cereals, reduce the in-land transportation costs as…

Ukraine has enough coal and gas for winter

Ukraine has enough energy at the beginning of winter, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said. “One of the achievements we showed in the past two years is that today the share of gas-consuming energy in the balance of energy consumption is around 60%. At present we have enough coal stocks and enough gas in storage…