Azerbaijan eyes closer contact with OPEC

OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo received Azerbaijani Minister of Energy Natig Aliyev and Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission to the International Organizations in Vienna Galib Israfilov. Non-OPEC countries were invited to join in talks following the Algiers Accord, reached in Algeria on September 28. Natig Aliyev said that Azerbaijan was very…

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Russia: Nizhnekamskneftekhim masters bimodal polyethylene for the production of sheathed power cable

PJSC «Nizhnekamskneftekhim», in cooperation with the enterprises of Tatarstan, is mastering a new development in production i.e. the production of bimodal polyethylene for power cable sheath. Nizhnekamsk polyethylene can be used as an alternative to imported materials in the production of power cables. These are the results of comparing the quality indicators of the polyethylene…

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Ukraine: Ukroboronprom to continue buying steel in EU for Dozor-B armored vehicles

Ukroboronprom State Concern will continue buying steel for new Dozor-B armored vehicles on the European Union (EU) market. The press service of the concern reported that the conditions of developing international industrial cooperation under the Dozor-B program were discussed during the negotiations with Poland’s Huta Stali Jakosciowych S.A., the European supplier of certified armored steel.…

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Ukraine: foreign investment should be attracted to pharmaceutical sector

The implementation of the imports replacement concept in the Ukrainian pharmaceutical sector is possible with the approval of the strategy for attracting foreign investment, President of the Association Manufactures of Medications of Ukraine (AMMU) Petro Bahriy has said. “The foreign direct investment attraction concept for the Ukrainian pharmaceutical sector should be drawn up, not the…

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Ukraine: winter crops need more warmth

According to observations, winter wheat, sown as of October 10, emerged unevenly for the 15-17 day after the sowing. Thus, there is a possibility that warmth will not be enough for winter crops and vegetation will stop in the poorly developed condition “emergence – 3 leaves”. Last year winter crops stopped to vegetate on December…

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Ukraine: Nika-Tera transships over 1.2 million tons of grains in January-September 2016

In January-September the sea terminal Nika-Tera (Sea Special Port Nika-Tera LLC, Mykolaiv, part of Group DF) shipped 1.287 million tons of grain cargoes, which is 51.32% of the general cargo turnover (2.508 million tons), the press-service of the company declared. The terminal also shipped 263.7 thousand tons of mineral fertilizers (10.51%) and 956.5 thousand tons…

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Turkmenistan builds railway to Afghanistan

Construction of the Atamyrat-Imamnazar (Turkmenistan) – Akina (Afghanistan) section of the Asian International Railway Transport Corridor (Phase 1) has been completed, the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan said in a message on October 31. Construction of the Turkmen-Afghan railway started on June 5, 2013. The total length of the transnational highway is 88 kilometers, 85 kilometers…

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Ukraine: seaports grain exports down in late October 2016

On October 24-30, Ukraine exported 851.5 thousand tons of grains from the seaports, against 1 million tons on the previous week.

In particular, wheat shipments reached 426 thousand tons, barley – 124.7 thousand tons, and corn – 300.8 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: Economy Ministry announces launch of DoZorro public procurement monitoring portal

An Internet portal for public procurement monitoring – DoZorro – will be launched on November 1, the Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Ministry’s press service report. “At 11.00 on November 1, DoZorro project will be launched. This is a new tool for the control over ProZorro procurement system”, the ministry’s website reported. ProZorro is a…

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Belarus expects flow of Russian oil to resume

Belarus expects oil delivery from Russia to resume, Igor Lyashenko, Chairman of the Belarusian petrochemical concern Belneftekhim, reported. According to the source, the Belarusian petrochemical concern Belneftekhim is in “standby mode” now. The Belneftekhim head also stated that they were considering the possibility of buying not only oil from Russia taking into account the accomplished…

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