Ukraine: grain production reaches 31.5 million tons in August 2016

As of August 1, the production of grains and pulses totaled 31.525 million tons in bunker weight, up by 7.4% YoY, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine declared.

In particular, Odessa, Kharkiv and Vinnytsia regions harvested the largest volumes of grains. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: EU the leader of sunflower oil imports

The EU countries reached the first position in the imports of Ukrainian sunflower oil, and even outranked India, due to rather significant import volumes in June. Since the beginning of 2015/2016 MY European countries purchased 1.23 million tons of sunflower oil, while India – 1.19 million tons. Also, in the current season the European Union…

Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia to take part in building section of Iranian railways

Public joint-stock company Ukrzaliznytsia intends to sign a contract to carry out construction works on over 300-km railway tracks with Ministry of Roads and Urban Development of Iran, the company’s press service reported, referring to Board Chairman Wojciech Balczun. “We quickly worked with the agreement of the Infrastructure Ministry of Ukraine and Ministry of Roads…

Ukraine: airlines see rise in passenger transportation in H1 2016

Ukrainian airlines saw a 23.2% YoY rise in passenger transportation in January-July, to 4.26 million people, according to State Aviation Service of Ukraine. Seventeen Ukrainian airlines serviced passenger transportation in January-July 2016. Over the period 18 Ukrainian airports serviced 6.8 million passengers, up by 15.1% YoY. As reported, ten Ukrainian airlines serviced regular flights between…

Ukraine not to face high prices for rapeseed

In 2016 rapeseed harvest in Ukraine will reach 1.2 million tons, sunflower seed – nearly 12 million tons. Also, the European Union countries expect for good harvest of oilseeds. Since the reporting vegetable oils are interchangeable, Ukraine will not face any high prices for rapeseed by-products, the Supervisory Board member at PJSC Nizhyn Fat Processing…

Ukraine: exports of food to EU up

Since the beginning of 2016, the exports of food products of Ukrainian origin to the European Union countries rose by 68%, while the general exports to the EU increased by 7%, the First Vice-Prime-Minister, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv declared. According to him, Ukrainian producers actively use trade preferences within…

Ukraine: grain export potential to reach 34.7 million tons

APK-Inform analysts increased the forecast of the export potential of Ukrainian grains in the current season within the July forecast adjustments to supply and demand balances of grains and pulses to 34.7 million tons, down by 9.3% compared with the record level in 2015/2016 MY (38.2 million tons). (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: Cabinet to decide on including Yuzgas in PSA to develop Yuzivska field

The Cabinet of Ministers has to make the final decision on including Yuzgas B.V. (the Netherlands), which has won the corresponding tender, as an investor in the production sharing agreement (PSA) for hydrocarbons extraction on Yuzivska deposit (Donetsk and Kharkiv region), Nadra Ukrainy board chairman Yaroslav Klymovych has said. “Procedurally, investors appeal to the government…

Ukraine: Kharkiv receives government guarantees for credits

Four Kharkiv-based enterprises, part of the Ukroboronprom State Concern, have received government guarantees for taking credits to implement defense order, Secretary of the Verkhovna Rada national security and defense committee MP Ivan Vinnyk has said. “The Groysman’s government issued guarantees, using which 10 Ukroboronprom’s enterprises will be able to receive credits. Kharkiv, as the region,…

Kazakhstan: Kazatomprom interested in developing NFC cooperation with Ukraine

Kazakhstan’s National Atomic Company Kazatomprom is interested in developing cooperation with Ukraine in various areas of the nuclear fuel cycle (NFC), including production of nuclear fuel in Kazakhstan for Ukrainian nuclear power plants (NPP), Kazatomprom has said. The Kazakh Ministry of Energy and Kazatomprom plan to meet with the Ukrainian Ministry of Energy and Coal…