Estonia: inflation at 2.4% in June 2019

Inflation was 2.4% YoY to June 2019, Statistics Estonia reports. Services saw a higher Consumer Price Index (CPI) rise than goods, 3.5%, compared with 1.8%. Regulated prices of goods and services rose by 0.8% and non-regulated prices by 2.9%. CPI rises were affected the most by food and non-alcoholic beverages, which comprised nearly 30% of…

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Uzbekistan: new contract for electricity supply to be signed with Afghanistan

Mutually beneficial cooperation between Uzbekistan and Afghanistan in electricity supply plays an important role in the development of bilateral relations. Uzbekistan and Afghanistan plan to have signed a 10-year contract for the electricity supply on “take-or-pay” terms by the end of October. A take-or-pay contract is a rule structuring negotiations between companies and their suppliers.…

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