Ukraine: local budget revenues in Mykolaiv region up in January-April 2019Ukraine: local budget revenues in Mykolaiv region up in January-April 2019

Since the beginning of 2019, UAH 2 billion in revenues from taxes have been transferred to local budgets of Mykolaiv region, up by 21% YoY, Deputy Head of the Mykolaiv Regional State Administration Oleksandr Kushnir wrote on his Facebook page. “Since the start of the year, the general fund of local budgets of Mykolaiv region…

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Ukraine: Lviv International Airport passenger flow up in January-April 2019

Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport saw an increase in passenger flow by 51.9% in January-April compared with the relevant period last year, according to a report posted on the airport’s official Facebook page. “In January-April, passenger traffic grew to 524.6 thousand passengers, or by 51.9% YoY (345.4 thousand passengers),” reads the report. The number of…

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Kazakhstan: FlyArystan maiden flight lands in Nur-Sultan

FlyArystan low-cost airline has performed its first flight landing in Nur-Sultan, the Telegram Channel of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Kazakh Industry and Infrastructure Development Ministry reads. The solemn presentation of the first flight of FlyArystan low-cost carrier took place at the airport. Samruk Kazyna CEO Akhmetzhan Yessimov, Kazakh Industry and Infrastructure Development Minister…

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Ukraine: military expenditure up in 2018

Ukraine’s military expenditure grew by 21%, to $4.8 billion in 2018. Total world military expenditure rose to $1.8 trillion in 2018, representing an increase of 2.6% from 2017, according to new data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The five biggest spenders in 2018 were the United States, China, Saudi Arabia, India and…

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Azerbaijan: Boeing 747 freighter lands at new Istanbul New Airport for first time

The Boeing 747-8F aircraft of the Azerbaijani cargo airline Silk Way West Airlines became the first F-category large cargo airliner that landed at the recently opened New Istanbul Airport. Baku-Istanbul-Baku flight was served by the Turkish “Celebi” ground handling company, which had been providing aviation services at a high professional level for many years. Since…

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Azerbaijan: food imports up in Q1 2019

In January-March, Azerbaijan increased the imports of food products by 15.4% YoY, to $389.942 million, reported the State Customs Committee. In particular, wheat formed the major share in the structure of food imports – 405.8 thousand tons (up by 28.4%) valued at $91.13 million, while vegetable and animal oils – 33.1 thousand tons (-25%) at…

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