Kyrgyzstan: “smart” meters to be bought at the expense of Development Fund

A new batch of “smart” meters will be purchased in Kyrgyzstan at the expense of the Russian-Kyrgyz Development Fund, Information Support Department of the government reported. The Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Sooronbay Jeenbekov held a working meeting to discuss issues related to the purchase of meters for the automatic system for commercial accounting of power…

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Ukraine: restrictions to be applied to grain, meat, dairy and egg exports within CUFTA

The tariff quotas will be applied to certain agricultural products delivered from Ukraine within the framework of the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA), including some cereals, dairy products, eggs, poultry and cattle meat, the press service of the Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Ministry reported. In particular, Canada has the tariff quotas for the import…

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Tajikistan: Russia to take inductive measures over ban on Yamal Airlines flights

The Russian Ministry of Transport threatens to take inductive measures against Tajikistan over a ban on Yamal Airlines flights to Dushanbe from Zhukovsky Airport. The Ministry of Transport of Russian will take all necessary measures to make the Tajik authorities coordinate flights to Dushanbe from Zhukovsky Airport, Russian Minister of Transport Maxim Sokolov said. He…

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Uzbekistan: Uzbekneftegaz and KazMunayGas to cooperate

KazMunayGas and Uzbekneftegaz signed a cooperation agreement to jointly develop oil product marketing and logistics, set up crude oil supply to Uzbekistan, and ensure oil transit across Kazakhstan. Uzbekneftegaz also signed a memorandum of understanding with Kazakhstan’s energy ministry to cooperate in oil and gas industry. According to KazMunayGas, KazTransOil pipelines may be reconstructed and…

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Uzbekistan: Uzbekipaksanoat silk association set up

Historically important, Uzbekistan’s silk sector has seen structural reforms since independence, attracting foreign investment, upgrading production techniques, and expanding production. Boasting good natural conditions, Uzbekistan has 80 million plants and 51,000 hectares of plantations, producing 26,000 tons of cocoons. The silk sector has been stunted in recent years by falling demand worldwide and outdated production…

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Ukraine: FUIB participating in the development of a map of banking professions

Center “Development of Corporate Social Responsibility”, First Ukrainian International Bank and Ukrsibbank BNP Paribas Group signed a memorandum on cooperation in the implementation of the educational project “Your Future in the Banking sector”. Within the framework of the project, a detailed map of banking professions will be developed, a web portal for free access to…

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