Belarus: meat and dairy companies stay committed to high standards of quality

Belarusian meat and dairy companies adhere to the highest standards of quality, Nadezhda Kotkovets, Deputy Head of the Presidential Affairs Department, declared. “We know the safety and quality requirements. All the companies take these requirements seriously and comply with them in full,” Nadezhda Kotkovets noted. “Complaints from Russia are immediately analyzed and dealt with. In…

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Tajikistan: Kazakhstan invites investors to participate in privatization of state assets

Kazakh Ambassador to Tajikistan Nurlan Seitimov has invited Tajik investors to participate in privatization of Kazakhstan’s state assets. A source at the Kazakh Embassy in Dushanbe says this issue has been discussed at a meeting of Seitimov with Fayziddin Qahhorzoda, the head of the State Committee on Investment and State-owned Property Management of Tajikistan (GosKomInvest).…

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Turkmenistan and Bangladesh mull energy co-operation prospects

Ashgabat hosted a meeting with Bangladesh’s Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Turkmenistan (with a residence in Tehran) Majibur Rahman Bhuiyan, the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said. The parties noted their interest in development of cooperation in the areas of electricity, transportation and petrochemical sphere. It was also noted that the two countries had opportunities to intensify…

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Uzbekistan: EBRD planning investments

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) aims at long-term cooperation with Uzbekistan, Natalia Khanjenkova, managing director for Central Asia and Russia at the EBRD, said. It was previously reported that an EBRD delegation headed by Khanjenkova arrived in Tashkent on February 7, to discuss cooperation prospects. “On the basis of consultations with the…

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Ukraine: two seaports renamed

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decided to rename two geographical objects – SE Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk and Specialized Sea Port Oktyabrsk. The decree #46 dd. January 25, is published on the government web-portal. According to the document, the officials named the seaport of Illichivsk Chernomorsk Commearicla Sea Port, and the specialized sea…

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Kyrgyzstan: 7 companies to help sell Kara-Keche and Min-Kush fields

7 consulting companies are ready to help sell Kara-Keche and Min-Kush fields (Ak-Ulak section), the Chairman of the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Mining Duyshenbek Zilaliev declared. Applications for consulting services were received from “Beyond Investment Group” LLC, “Deloitte & Touche”, “Marka Audit Bishkek”, “Industrial electric maden”, “Standard Develop Consult”, “KPMG Tax and Advisory”…

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Ukraine: to resume exports of eggs to Israel

Ukrainian poultry products could return to the Israeli market by the end of this spring, Ukraine’s Agricultural Policy and Food Ministry has reported. The ministry said that the talks between Ukraine’s State Service for Food Safety and Consumer Rights Protection and Israel’s Veterinary Service were being held. “The resumption of poultry products exports to Israel…

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Ukraine: Artemsil resumes salt deliveries to Hungary and Slovakia

Artemsil State Enterprise has recorded a growing demand for salt products among European consumers and announced the resumption of salt deliveries to Hungary and Slovakia. “The enterprise resumed salt deliveries to BorsodChem Chemical Plant (Hungary) at the end of 2016 and is planning to resume cooperation with Novaky Chemical Plant (Slovakia),” Artemsil Director Volodymyr Dolya…

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Ukraine: PrivatBank redirects claims of creditors in bail-in to NBU and DGF

PrivatBank (Dnipro) denies claims of creditors, liabilities of which were exchanged to additionally issued shares during the nationalization of the bank. “It is no secret that temporary administration (the Individuals Deposit Guarantee Fund) jointly with the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) conducted the bail-in transaction when some passives affiliated with former shareholders as the NBU…

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Belarus: export of dairy horse breeding technologies under consideration

OOO BelKumysProm in Logoisk district, Minsk region is considering the possibility of exporting dairy horse breeding technologies, the company’s director Oleg Sivchenko said. The BelKumysProm director said: “We intend to seriously start selling dairy horse breeding technologies abroad. In particular, negotiations are in progress with several regions of Russia, with Kazakhstan and Lithuania. The company…

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Uzbekistan: pensions to be paid in cash starting February 2017

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Resolution “On Additional Measures for Improvement of Wage, Pensions, Welfare Benefits and Stipend Payment Mechanisms.” The resolution outlines unprecedented steps to secure the rights and interests of pensioners, students and other socially vulnerable groups, who will now have fewer hurdles in paying for goods and services across Uzbekistan. The resolution…

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