Ukraine: seaports grain exports down in early November 2016

On October 31 – November 6, Ukraine exported 835.9 thousand tons of grains from the seaports, against 851.5 thousand tons on the previous week.

In particular, wheat shipments reached 221 thousand tons, barley – 63.5 thousand tons, and corn – 551.4 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia hold joint “Clear Sky 2016” military exercise

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia conducted the joint “Clear Sky 2016” International command-staff exercise. Central Asian military pilots are currently carrying out joint exercises to repel missile strikes over the region. The main purpose of this exercise is to achieve interoperability between the staff that are interested in obtaining military assistance and assistance to other states.…


Ukraine: government approves of procedure for moving spent nuclear fuel across border

Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved of a procedure for moving spent nuclear fuel and radioactive materials across the state border. The procedure is approved in the government resolution No. 772 dated September 27, posted on the government’s website. The procedures sets requirements and organization basis for moving spent nuclear fuel from Ukrainian nuclear power…


Turkmenistan: Ashgabat and Tashkent discuss co-op prospects

Turkmenistan’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has discussed topical issues of cooperation at the meeting with Uzbekistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Ulugbek Rozukulov. “Uzbekistan attaches great importance to the development of a full-scale dialogue with Turkmenistan, which, based on the mutual goodwill of the parties, is getting filled with new specific content year by year”, a high-ranking representative…


Argentina and Russia sign export deal

Argentina and Russia spent the last two weeks negotiating export and trade terms. In February, exports of soybean meal and flour from Argentina to Russia were suspended due to export condition discrepancies of genetically modified products. On November 1, Jorge Dillon, president of Argentina’s National Health Service and Food Quality Organization (SENASA), along with Sergey…


Turkmenistan and Qatar hold business talks

The second meeting of the joint intergovernmental Turkmen-Qatari Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation was held in Doha, the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan said. Heads and representatives of state structures of the two countries attended the meeting. At the meeting it was noted that today “a solid foundation for all-round boost of mutually beneficial cooperation…


Ukraine: NBU governor Gontareva meets former IMF managing director Strauss-Kahn

Governor of the National Bank of Ukraine Valeria Gontareva has met with Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former IMF managing director (2007-2011) and a member of the Supervisory Board of Bank Credit Dnepr PJSC. At the meeting participants discussed the key problems and challenges facing the domestic banking sector that had direct implications for the country’s economic growth…


Ukraine: Germany to provide another EUR 72 million in aid

Germany will give Ukraine EUR 72 million in new aid for sustainable economic development, regional development, energy efficiency and internally displaced persons, Ukraine’s Deputy Economic Development and Trade Minister Maksym Nefyodov has said. Nefyodov signed relevant documents in Berlin on the results of two-day talks with the Economic Cooperation and Development Ministry of Germany. The…


Ukraine promoting supplies of An-148-300MP maritime patrol planes to Indonesia

Ukraine is preparing the expansion of military and technical cooperation with Indonesia: the sides are holding negotiations on a possibility of supplying Ukrainian An-148-300MP maritime patrol planes to the Asia-Pacific Region (APR). The press service of Ukrspecexport state-run company reported that during the negotiations between Ukrspecexport Director General Pavlo Bukin and Indonesian Navy officers at…


Bulgaria: wheat market remains active

Last week wheat market remained the most active in Bulgaria. Increased demand both from traders and importers supported domestic and export prices. Export prices of milling wheat with 11.5% protein grew by $2 to $173-175/MT FOB for November delivery. Active Bulgarian wheat exports supported the market, as well as strengthening of export wheat prices in…