Ukraine: unemployment rate up in Q4 2019

The unemployment rate in Ukraine in October-December 2019 increased to 8.7% from 7.3% reported in the third quarter of 2019, or 1.6 million citizens in absolute numbers, the State Statistics Service reported. The report says the number of employed citizens aged 15-70 in the fourth quarter of 2019 amounted to 16.5 million. The employment rate…

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Kazakhstan: agricultural goods export restricted over emergency state regime

Kazakhstan has introduced restrictions on export of agricultural goods for the period of emergency state regime in the country, the Ministry of Healthcare has reported. The list of products prohibited to export includes buckwheat, sugar, potatoes, carrots, onions and white cabbage. The corresponding decree of Kazakhstan’s Agriculture Ministry said that the prohibition on the export…

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Ukraine: GDP up in 2019

Ukraine’s real GDP in 2019 rose by 3.2% YoY, according to the data provided by the State Statistics Service. “The real gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 3.2% in 2019 compared to 2018,” reads the report. In 2019, the nominal GDP amounted to UAH 3.97 trillion, and the GDP per capita made up UAH 94.57…

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