Kazakhstan: GDP up in January-May 2019

The country’s GDP growth reached 4% in January-May, Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin said at a government meeting. He instructed to take measures to increase the pace of economic development. The main drivers of the economy were construction – an increase of 8.8%, trade – 7.5%, transport – 5.3%, processing industry, including mechanical engineering –…

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Ukraine: sugar exports up in May 2019

In May Ukrainian producers exported more than 40,000 tons of sugar, up by 30% YoY. Azerbaijan remained the main importer of Ukrainian sugar in May (29% of all deliveries). Significant volumes were shipped to Turkey and Tajikistan – 17% and 16% respectively. At the same time, 378,200 tons of sugar were exported in September through…

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