Ukraine: sugar exports down in September 2018

Ukrainian sugar producers exported 11.1 thousand tons of sugar in September, the press service of the Ukrtsukor National Association of Sugar Producers of Ukraine reports. “In the first month of the current marketing year, Ukrainian sugar producers exported 11.1 thousand tons of sugar, which is half the amount exported over the previous month,” reads the…

Ukraine: revenues from single social contribution up in January-September 2018

Revenues from single social contribution totaling UAH 163.9 billion were transferred to the Ukrainian budget in January-September, the State Fiscal Service’s press service posted on its Facebook page. “In January-September the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine transferred revenues from single social contribution for compulsory state social insurance in the amount of UAH 163.9 billion,” reads…

Ukraine: new armored recon vehicle Mongoose revealed

Ukraine’s defense giant UkrOboronProm has presented at the annual Arms and Security Expo in Kyiv its new armored reconnaissance vehicle Mongoose. The Mongoose (formerly BRDM-NIK) armored reconnaissance vehicle is a modernized version of the Soviet-built BRDM-2 amphibious armored vehicle developed by the SE “Mykolayiv Armored Plant.” The Mongoose is enhanced with front armor. The hull…

Ukraine: free trade agreement mulled with UK

The United Kingdom intends to deepen economic cooperation with Ukraine after withdrawal from the EU. “We have designated Ukraine as one of the UK’s post-Brexit priority markets, and our ambition is to further improve and liberalize the trading relationship between us,” UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox said at the Ukraine Week…