Turkmenistan builds railway to Afghanistan

Construction of the Atamyrat-Imamnazar (Turkmenistan) – Akina (Afghanistan) section of the Asian International Railway Transport Corridor (Phase 1) has been completed, the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan said in a message on October 31. Construction of the Turkmen-Afghan railway started on June 5, 2013. The total length of the transnational highway is 88 kilometers, 85 kilometers…


Ukraine: seaports grain exports down in late October 2016

On October 24-30, Ukraine exported 851.5 thousand tons of grains from the seaports, against 1 million tons on the previous week.

In particular, wheat shipments reached 426 thousand tons, barley – 124.7 thousand tons, and corn – 300.8 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: Economy Ministry announces launch of DoZorro public procurement monitoring portal

An Internet portal for public procurement monitoring – DoZorro – will be launched on November 1, the Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Ministry’s press service report. “At 11.00 on November 1, DoZorro project will be launched. This is a new tool for the control over ProZorro procurement system”, the ministry’s website reported. ProZorro is a…


Belarus expects flow of Russian oil to resume

Belarus expects oil delivery from Russia to resume, Igor Lyashenko, Chairman of the Belarusian petrochemical concern Belneftekhim, reported. According to the source, the Belarusian petrochemical concern Belneftekhim is in “standby mode” now. The Belneftekhim head also stated that they were considering the possibility of buying not only oil from Russia taking into account the accomplished…


Kazakhstan: Azerbaijan to boost fruit and vegetable exports

Azerbaijan intends to strengthen partnership with the regions of Kazakhstan. “The Azerbaijani side will try to find common interests regarding the supply of certain goods and raw materials, boost the export of fruit and vegetables to the Kazakh market, including the Atyrau region”, Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Kazakhstan Rashad Mammadov said. “Azerbaijani enterprises need raw…


Uzbekistan: US interested in development of ties

The US leadership is interested in consistent and stable development of multifaceted relations with Uzbekistan, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon said. Shannon made remarks at the meeting with Uzbek acting president Shavkat Mirziyoyev. During the meeting, Mirziyoyev and Shannon stressed the successful development and strengthening of the Uzbekistan-US relations based…