Latvia: manufacturing volume output up in 2019

Compared to 2018, manufacturing volume rose by 2%, based calendar adjusted data at constant prices in 2019. Mining and quarrying decreased by 5%, electricity and gas supply – by 4.4%, but industrial production output, which includes previously mentioned sectors grew by 0.8%. Compared to the previous year, growth in manufacturing was affected by output growth…

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Ukraine: Oschadbank and PrivatBank join state program on affordable loans

The Entrepreneurship Development Fund has signed agreements with JSC Oschadbank and PJSC CB PrivatBank on the implementation of the state program “Affordable Loans at 5-7-9%”, according to the Finance Ministry. “On January 31, Oschadbank signed an agreement with the Entrepreneurship Development Fund to participate in the state program ‘Affordable Loans at 5-7-9%,” reads the report.…

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Georgia: economy up in December 2019

Georgian gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 3.8% YoY in December 2019, showed the latest data from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat). In December 2019 the estimated real growth compared to the same period of the previous year occurred in the following sectors: manufacturing, transport and storage, wholesale and retail trade; repair of…

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