Belarus: Belneftekhim reports $339 million foreign trade surplus in H1 2016

Companies controlled by Belarus’ petrochemical industries concern Belneftekhim produced a $339 million foreign trade surplus in January-June, Belneftekhim said in a release. In physical terms, petrochemical exports remained unchanged year on year in H1 2016. In value terms, exports of chemical and petrochemical products have dropped by more than $1 billion due to the drop…

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Ukraine: grain quality improvement determined by new information environment

Ukrainian grain business pays more and more attention to the latest information technologies and their role in competitiveness improvement on the global market. Information on grain quality, reputation of supplier/country of origin becomes the main factor of competitiveness and securing a foothold in markets. The new approach to market data interpretation will provide the expansion…

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Korea: Seoul confirms Russian carrier rocket to put satellite into orbit in 2020

Seoul’s aerospace research institute confirmed that the Russian Angara-1.2 carrier rocket would put the South Korean KOMPSAT-6 satellite, also known as the Arirang 6, into orbit in 2020. Earlier this month, Roscosmos space corporation said in a statement that the KOMPSAT-6 multipurpose satellite would be launched using Russia’s Angara-1.2. “The ILS Angara 1.2 vehicle was…

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