Uzbekistan: exporters contract for $55.6 million on Green Week

Uzbek exporters and regional and district khokims continue negotiations on exports to foreign countries, including European states, at Green Week, an international agricultural exhibition. On the fourth day, exporters met representatives of Central Investments Worldwide L.P. and Better International Trade (UK), GIZ (Germany), Avietes (Lithuania), Befresh (Israel), Greenfield Agro and Shri Niwas Dall & Besan…

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Uzbekistan: airways to launch new flights

Uzbekistan Airways announced it planned to launch flights to Dushanbe (Tajikistan) and Lahore (Pakistan) in 2017. The company is also working on flights to Mumbai (India) and Guangzhou (China). Director-General Valeriy Tyan said Uzbekistan Airways bought 4 more Boeing 787 Dreamliners and went ahead with Tashkent 4, a new passenger terminal expected to serve 1,500…

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Turkmenistan: Ashgabat hosts water coordination forum of Central Asia

Ashgabat hosted the next meeting of the Interstate Commission for Water Coordination (ICWC) of Central Asia. The ICWC is the body of five governments, which entrusted direct functions of water resources management and development and maintenance of sustainable natural and hydro ecological processes on transboundary water resources to the ministries (State Committees, Departments) of water…

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Tajikistan: wheat imports up in 2016

In 2016 the imports of wheat to Tajikistan totaled over 1.34 million tons, up by 16.9% YoY. Kazakhstan was the main country-supplier of wheat, the Head of the Antimonopoly service at the Government of Tajikistan Sajdi Kodirzoda said. Also, in the reporting period Tajikistan imported nearly 88.8 thousand tons of flour (the average price totaled…

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Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia to focus on corporate reform in 2017

PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia should in 2017 complete the separation of individual directions in the company’s activities, as well as introduce European standards of corporate governance, the head of the company supervisory board, First Deputy Minister of Infrastructure Yevhen Kravtsov said. “In 2016 the company’s management focused on stabilization of management processes in the company. The supervisory…

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Ukraine: Boryspil airport fined for abuse of monopoly

Ukraine’s Antimonopoly Committee has fined the Boryspil International Airport (Kyiv) for abuse of monopoly on the specialized airport service market. “We have finished hearing a case about abuse of monopoly by the Boryspil International Airport on the specialized airport service market. We fined the airport UAH 12.78 million,” authorized official of Ukraine’s Antimonopoly Committee Ahiya…

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Ukraine: flour production down in 2016

In 2016 Ukrainian flour milling enterprises produced 1.939 million tons of flour, down by 4.8% YoY, the State Statistics Service declared. In particular, the production volumes in December 2016 totaled 180 thousand tons, up by 1.9% MoM and down by 5% YoY. In 2016 the production volumes of crude sunflower oil in Ukraine totaled 4.401…

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