Ukraine: chocolate exports to EU up in 2018

Ukrainian producers in 2018 boosted chocolate exports to the European Union by 22.6% YoY, to EUR 41.2 million. Romania was a major buyer of Ukrainian chocolate products (4,900 tons of chocolate and cocoa products), the Pro-Consulting company’s press service said. Also, the largest buyers of Ukrainian chocolate were Hungary (2,600 tons) and Bulgaria (2,500 tons).…

Ukraine: economy constantly growing

Ukrainian economy has been growing for the longest continuous period of nine years, First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv stated at a meeting of the Regional Development Council in Chernivtsi region. “They, the Russian authorities, hate only one person who is the commander-in-chief and who opposes…

Ukraine: seven solar power plants to be built in Zhytomyr region

Investors will build seven solar power plants in different districts of Zhytomyr region, the press service of Zhytomyr Regional State Administration has reported. “After signing memorandums of cooperation with Head of Zhytomyr Regional State Administration Ihor Hundych, investors are launching seven projects to create alternative energy sources,” the report says. In particular, industrial solar power…

Ukraine: food producers to expand cooperation with UAE

The leading Ukrainian producers of food and agricultural products plan to expand business cooperation with the UAE. This was stated during the Gulfood Briefing held at the Kyiv Chamber of Commerce and Industry. During the event, the results of participation of Ukrainian companies in the Gulfood-2019, the world’s largest annual food, beverage and equipment exhibition…

Ukraine: mayonnaise production up in January 2019

Ukraine’s large and medium-sized plants produced 8.6 thousand tons of mayonnaise in January, up by 1.2% YoY (8.5 thousand tons). In addition, its output hit a three-year high. Taking into account that the Ukrainian mayonnaise market is focused on the domestic consumer, no substantial production growth can be expected now. The market is saturated with…

Ukraine: AirBaltic to resume Riga-Odesa flights

The Latvian airline AirBaltic will resume flights on the route Riga-Odesa-Riga from March 31, Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic integration of Ukraine Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze wrote on Facebook. “Latvian airline AirBaltic from March 31 will resume flights on the route Riga-Odesa-Riga. The conference on the renewal of the route was held on March 13,”…

Ukraine: UIA welcomes first Embraer 195

On March 12, Ukraine International Airlines welcomed to its fleet a medium-haul Embraer-195. The plane received the registration number UR-EMG and became the 6th aircraft of the Embraer brand in the UIA fleet. The aircraft accommodates 116 passengers in a two-class cabin configuration, i.e. Business and Economy Class. Therefore, passengers will be able to enjoy…

Ukraine: SkyUp Airlines launching 3 flights

The Ukrainian airline SkyUp is launching flights from Kiev to Yerevan (Armenia), Varna and Burgas (Bulgaria), according to the company’s website. The flights will be operated with departure from Boryspil airport in the Ukrainian capital. Kyiv-Yerevan flights will start from May 17 and will be operated twice a week on Mondays and Fridays. Kyiv-Varna flights…

Ukraine: banks post over UAH 5 billion in net profit in January 2019

As of February 1, the net profit of Ukrainian banks amounted to UAH 5.43 billion, according to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU).

The banking system revenue for January amounted to UAH 20.18 billion, spending – UAH 14.754 billion and net profit – UAH 5.426 billion. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: Wizz Air launches four new flights

Wizz Air launched four new flights from Ukraine on March 1-3, in particular, from Kyiv to Bremen (Germany), Billund (Denmark) and Riga (Latvia) and from Lviv to Copenhagen (Denmark), the company’s press service has reported. According to the report, Wizz Air performed its first flights from Kyiv to Bremen, Billund and Riga, as well as…