In January-June Russia increased cereal crops export volumes by 37.9% YoY to 13.484 million tons, the Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat) reported. According to the announcement, in the reporting period wheat and meslin traditionally formed the basis of grain export supplies – 9.306 million tons, up by 68.6% YoY. Also, the exports of Russian corn…Details
According to the State Statistics Service, in 2015 Ukraine produced slightly more than 347 thousand tons of groats, down by 1% YoY (350 thousand tons). At the same time, some segments demonstrated significant decline of production volumes. In 2015 the production volumes of buckwheat groats decreased by 25%, to 68.3 thousand tons, against 90.9 thousand…Details
Further actions to reduce the refinancing rate in Belarus will be closely intertwined with the country’s balance of payments, the Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus (NBRB) Pavel Kallaur reported. “As far as further steps are concerned, there is no doubt we are going to act in a…Details
Ukraine’s GDP growth in 2017 is expected to be 2.9% with inflation of 9% (December on December), according to a consensus forecast published by the Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Ministry. Experts anticipate that this year the country’s GDP will grow by 1% with 13.1% inflation. The ministry said four months ago the economy restoration…Details
Since the first years of independence, food security has been one of the priorities of socio-economic policy of the country. Measures implemented in the country to provide the population with quality food, as well as the results achieved in the food industry were discussed at a press conference organized by the holding company “Uzbekozikovkatholding”. In…Details
Ukraine: Energoatom seeking to finance construction of spent nuclear fuel facility via issue of bonds in U.S.
National Nuclear Generating Company Energoatom seeks to finance building of the centralized spent nuclear fuel storage facility via the issue of securities on the U.S. stock market with the help of Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Energoatom announced the start of negotiations with Bank of America Merrill Lynch regarding coordination of due diligence, drafting preliminary…Details