Ukraine: Lviv factory showcases new ARRV for army

Lviv Armor Vehicle Factory, a part of the state-run military-industrial concern Ukroboronprom, has developed a new armored recovery and repair vehicle (ARRV) dubbed “Zubr” (“Bison”). The vehicle was created for technical support of tank units of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. “The Zubr was developed by Lviv Armor Vehicle Factory in 2018. Preparations for its…

Ukraine: vehicle production down in April 2019

Ukrainian plants manufactured 1,880 motor vehicles in January-April, down by 31.4% YoY, according to the Ukrainian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association, UkrAutoProm. In particular, over the first four months, Ukrainian plants produced 1,587 cars (-33.4%), 15 commercial vehicles (-85.1%), and 278 buses (+9%). According to preliminary data provided by the association, 139 vehicles were manufactured in…

Ukraine: milk and dairy products to be exported to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Ukraine’s State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service and the relevant authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina have agreed on issuing a veterinary certificate for shipments of milk and dairy products from Ukraine. The country’s regulator has approved veterinary certificates for shipments of milk and dairy products from Ukraine to Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Ukrainian agency’s…

Ukraine: local budget revenues in Mykolaiv region up in January-April 2019Ukraine: local budget revenues in Mykolaiv region up in January-April 2019

Since the beginning of 2019, UAH 2 billion in revenues from taxes have been transferred to local budgets of Mykolaiv region, up by 21% YoY, Deputy Head of the Mykolaiv Regional State Administration Oleksandr Kushnir wrote on his Facebook page. “Since the start of the year, the general fund of local budgets of Mykolaiv region…

Ukraine: military expenditure up in 2018

Ukraine’s military expenditure grew by 21%, to $4.8 billion in 2018. Total world military expenditure rose to $1.8 trillion in 2018, representing an increase of 2.6% from 2017, according to new data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The five biggest spenders in 2018 were the United States, China, Saudi Arabia, India and…

Ukraine: industrial output up in March 2019

Industrial output in Ukraine grew by 2.1% YoY in March without taking into account the adjustment for the calendar day effect, after a 1.8% fall in February. The growth in industrial output in March, with the calendar day adjustment, accelerated to 2.7% after a 1.8% decline in February, the Ukrainian State Statistics Service said on…

Ukraine: gross national income up in 2018

The gross national income of Ukraine in 2018 increased by 19.3% YoY, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine has reported. According to updated data of the State Statistics Service, Ukraine’s gross national income last year amounted to UAH 3.64 trillion. According to the State Statistics Service, the gross national income in 2017 amounted to UAH…

Ukraine: gross national income up in 2018

The gross national income of Ukraine in 2018 increased by 19.3% YoY, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine has reported. According to updated data of the State Statistics Service, Ukraine’s gross national income last year amounted to UAH 3.64 trillion. The gross national income in 2017 amounted to UAH 3.05 trillion, up by 29.2% YoY.…

Ukraine: construction industry up in Q1 2019

In January-March, Ukrainian enterprises completed construction works worth UAH 26.5 billion, the index of construction in relation to the relevant period in 2018 amounted to 124.3%, Deputy Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Lev Partskhaladze wrote on his Facebook page. “In 2019, the construction industry continues growing. In the first quarter, construction works…