Ukraine: unemployment up in Q4 2021

The unemployment rate in Ukraine in the fourth quarter of 2020 increased by 0.6% QoQ, from 9.5% to 10.1%, with the actual number of officially unemployed citizens amounting to 1.8 million, the State Statistics Service reported. The number of employed citizens aged 15-70 in the fourth quarter of 2020 amounted to 15.7 million, while the…

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Estonia: gross debt level up in 2020

According to preliminary data from Statistics Estonia, the country’s gross debt level in 2020 was 18% of the gross domestic product (GDP). The general government deficit was 4.8%. The general government sector comprises three sub-sectors: central government, local governments and social security funds. According to Evelin Ahermaa, an analyst at Statistics Estonia, last year, expenditures…

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Ukraine: organic food production to be developed with Poland

Ukraine and Poland government officials have discussed current cooperation in agriculture and agreed to strengthen joint work in organic production, veterinary and phytosanitary operations, seed production and rural development. That’s according to the press service of the Ministry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture following a meeting between Deputy Minister, Trade Representative of Ukraine…

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Kyrgyzstan: state debt up in January 2021

In January, state debt of Kyrgyzstan reached $750.6 per capita. The debt burden increased by $3.8 over the month. According to the Ministry of Finance, as of January 31, the state debt (external plus internal) of Kyrgyzstan amounted to $4,954.11 billion (420,108.67 billion soms), including $4,221.61 billion (357,992.44 billion soms) of external and $732.5 million…

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