Belarus: Mogilev region and Turkey to strengthen cooperation

Belarus’ Mogilev region and Turkey are set to strengthen their interaction. Matters of bilateral cooperation were discussed during a meeting between Mogilev region Governor Vladimir Domanevsky and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkey to Belarus Kezban Nilvana Darama on October 18. Kezban Nilvana Darama said that there were great prospects for the development of the…

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Belarus: potash exports to Ukraine up in January-August 2016

Belarusian Potash Company (BPC) shipped 42,190 tons of potash fertilizers to Ukraine in January-August, up by 31% YoY. Potash export proceeds from Ukraine-bound shipments grew by 16.7% YoY to $18.1 million. As previously reported, BPC opened an affiliated company in Ukraine. BPC’s Agrorozkvit (literally stands for AgroRenaissance) started operating in Ukraine in October. Established in…

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Belarus: investment potential to be presented at Eurasian Forum in Verona

The economic and investment potential of Belarus will be presented at the fifth edition of the Eurasian Forum in Verona, Italy on October 21, spokesman for the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dmitry Mironchik reported. Belarus’ Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Yevgeny Shestakov, who co-chairs the Belarusian-Italian commission for economic cooperation, is attending the forum.…

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Belarus: corn crop to triple

Cold air temperature, falling below zero at night on the major part of the Belarus contributed to slower vegetation processes of grain crops and winter rapeseed. In the first half of October sum of effective temperatures (above +5 degrees C) totaled about 40-60 C‘, up by 10-20 CYoY. Winter crops sown in mid-September are at…

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Azerbaijan offers Iran to boost joint construction of power plants

Joint construction of new power plants by Azerbaijan and Iran will enhance energy stability and export potential of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Etibar Pirverdiyev, head of Azerenergy OJSC, the largest electrical power producer in Azerbaijan, reported. Pirverdiyev said that it was necessary to begin implementation of this project as soon as possible. “This project is very…

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Ukraine: investments in economy up

Investments in the Ukrainian economy have grown by $2.5 billion in contrast to last year, Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has stated at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. “Investment raising has increased by $2.5 billion, which is 19% higher in contrast to last year. The investment process should be sped up,…

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Ukraine: former Polish transport minister Nowak appointed Ukravtodor acting head

Ex-Minister of Transport of Poland Slawomir Nowak has been appointed new acting head of the State Automobile Roads Agency of Ukraine (Ukravtodor). “We believe that managing Ukravtodor requires significant expertise, including international. Our position is that high-quality roads, highways that will connect us with Europe should be built in Ukraine, so the professional level of…

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Russia: over 110 million tons of grains harvested

As of October 1, the general production of spring grains and pulses in Russian agricultural organizations reached 110.6 million tons in bunker weight, up by 16.2% YoY, the Federal State Statistics Service of the Russian Federation (Rosstat) announced. According to the announcement, the agricultural organizations, which concentrated 67.9% of the whole planted areas under grains…

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Azerbaijan: agricultural products exports up in January-September 2016

In January-September Azerbaijan increased export of agricultural products by 31.9% YoY, the country’s Deputy Minister of Agriculture Seyfaddin Talibov said. He said that about 90% of agricultural products of Azerbaijan was exported to Russia. “We hold 11th place among exporters of agricultural products to Russia”, Talibov said. “2.7% of Russian imports of fruit and 3.5%…

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Azerbaijan to present its products at 5 international exhibitions

Entrepreneurs will be able to take part in at least 5 international exhibitions in 2017 through the line of Azerbaijan’s Economy Ministry, the country’s Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev said. Mustafayev said that in 2017, Azerbaijani businessmen would be able to showcase their products at exhibitions in Dubai (UAE), Moscow (Russia), Habsburg (Switzerland) and Dusseldorf (Germany).…

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