The growth rate of Belarus’ gross domestic product is expected to reach 101.5% in 2017 while inflation is supposed to make 9% at most. Prime Minister of Belarus Andrei Kobyakov made the statement during the session of the Presidium of the Council of Ministers held on 2 August to discuss the draft social and economic…Details
Azerbaijan Railways CJSC plans to start laying rail lines in mid-August within construction of a railway section from Azerbaijan’s Astara station to the border with Iran as part of the North-South transportation corridor, Nadir Azmammadov, spokesperson for Azerbaijan Railways, said. The North-South transportation corridor is meant to connect northern Europe with South-Eastern Asia. It will…Details
Azerbaijan Export and Investments Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) has updated the catalogue of Azerbaijan’s investment projects by including 65 projects, said a message from the country’s Economy Ministry. It was noted that the purpose of updating the catalog is to promote the attraction of foreign investment in Azerbaijan’s non-oil sector. The catalogue includes 65 projects covering…Details
New ferries will be launched for freight traffic between Azerbaijan’s Baku International Sea Trade Port in Alat and Kazakhstan’s Kuryk port, which is being built, said a message from the CJSC Baku International Sea Trade Port. The message said that the head of the Baku International Sea Trade Port Taleh Ziyadov held a meeting with…Details
Azerbaijan and Iran have discussed the projects for joint production of pharmaceutical products, cars and car spare parts, said the message from Azerbaijan’s Economy Ministry. The issues were discussed during the meeting of Azerbaijan’s Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev with Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi. Vaezi was on an official visit to…Details
Agromir Juice, a part of Uzbekoziqovaqatholding, will supply fruit juices and concentrates to India.
The company has signed an export agreement with the Indian company Shriji International LLC valued at $716,300.
Currently, the Uzbek company started to shop products, prepared from fruit, produced in Uzbekistan. (UzDaily/Business World Magazine)
About 40 companies from Belarus have taken part in the Belarusian-Russian program meant to monitor the quality and safety of food products, Director General of the Eurasian Agency for International Cooperation Alexander Olshevsky informed. A summarized report will be published in late August. “Dozens of companies are still in the final stages of testing. Several…Details
In January-July JSC Rosterminalugol (port Ust-Luga, Leningrad Region) handled 9.6 million tons of coal, which is nearly the same as in 7M’15, says the company. In July, the company handled 1.7 million tons of export coal, up by 6% YoY. Coal intended for exports to the Netherlands (ARA ports), Germany, Great Britain, Spain, Italy, Turkey,…Details
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) will lobby for a change in the route of the gas pipeline Power of Siberia-2 in order to preserve the UNESCO World Heritage Site Golden Mountains of Altai, WWF Russia’s extractive industry environmental policy officer Alexey Knizhnikov said. In 2015, Russia’s energy giant Gazprom and the China National Petroleum Corporation…Details
Услуга доставка цветов Запорожье уже многие годы пользуется стабильным спросом. И это абсолютно неудивительно. Ведь изысканные букеты являются неотъемлемыми деталями каждого праздника. Их преподносят в качестве дополнения к основному презенту на свадьбе, юбилеи или дне рождения. Кроме этого свежими цветами украшаются банкетные залы. Однако приятнее всего получать цветы без повода. В таком случае они напрямую…Details
Подключение Интернета – невероятно востребованная сейчас услуга. Он позволяет получать доступ к огромному потоку информации. Им активно пользуются люди деловой сферы, студенты, обычные обыватели. Нужен Интернет для работы, обучения, развлечений. К тому же он открывает доступ к online-каналам коммуникации. С его помощью можно легко связаться с человеком, который находится даже на другом континенте. Вот только,…Details
Ukraine: Antonov to appeal to international organizations if Russia withdraws Ruslan aircraft from under developer’s control
State Enterprise Antonov (Kyiv) will appeal to international aviation organizations with the request to lift responsibility for the safety of flights of Russian transport An-124-100 Ruslan aircraft if Russian aviation authorities illegally, in violation of the rules, decide on the withdrawal of them from under the supervision of the developer and transfer its functions to…Details
The Committee on industry, construction and trade held a conference on “Development of electro-technical industry in Uzbekistan: status and prospects”. The event was attended by deputies of the Legislative chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan, representatives of ministries and departments, heads of enterprises, members of the JSC “Uzeltehsanoat” and employees of the mass media. The…Details
Russian gas exports to non-CIS countries in January-July increased by 10.7% YoY, Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller said. “According to preliminary data, in the first 7 months of 2016, export of Russian gas to non-CIS countries increased by 10.7% or by 9.5 billion cubic meters YoY. The leader in growth in absolute terms is United Kingdom…Details
“Okhotnik is planned to be integrated with the target sight optoelectronic systems of the fixed-wing/rotor-wing aircraft and other sophisticated military equipment. The system is intended for the electronic stabilization of the images and the detection/tracking of targets in automatic mode. Okhotnik increases the range of target acquisition in harsh environment by 50-100%”, a KRET`s spokesperson…Details
By 2020, the Russian agro-industrial complex will have received nearly 1 trillion RUR of investments for further development, the Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev declared. According to him, it is necessary to discuss all ambitious plans for the following 20 years now, because all market participants have to understand the vector…Details
Ukrainian businessman Borys Kaufman intends to acquire a controlling stake in Platinum Bank (Kyiv) in the amount of 75% plus one share. According to the press service of Kaufman, on August 1, he filed a package of documents to the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) to obtain permission. Kaufman intends to participate in subscription to…Details
Ukraine pumped 1 billion cubic meters (bcm) of natural gas into the underground storage facilities in July and reached the level of 10.7 bcm of gas as of August 1, according to PJSC Ukrtransgaz’s, the Ukrainian operator of the gas transportation system. According to the Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE), at present 10.66 bcm of natural…Details
Ukrainian natural gas consumption in January-July dropped to 17.1 billion cubic meters from 19.4 billion for the same period last year, Department of Public Relations and Press at Ukrtransgaz company reported. “The operator of the domestic pipeline system reports that the consumption of natural gas by Ukraine has amounted to 17.1 billion cubic meters since…Details
Supplies of Ukrainian goods to Russia dropped to 8.8% of the country’s total export volume in January-June, the Economic Development and Trade Ministry reported.
“The European Union was Ukraine’s main trade partner to export goods in 5 months of 2016 (39.4%) while Russia’s share stood at 8.8%”, the report said. (TASS/Business World Magazine)
In January-June the joint index of costs for production of agricultural commodities in Ukraine (without the Crimea) increased by 12.2% compared with the same period of 2015, the State Statistics Service of Ukraine informed. In particular, the costs for plant growing commodities production grew by 8.6% YoY, and animal commodities – by 21.6%. According to…Details
On July 25-31, Ukraine exported 625.6 thousand tons of grains from the seaports, against 149.5 thousand tons in the previous week.
In particular, wheat shipments reached 358.9 thousand tons, corn – 48.7 thousand tons, barley – 207.2 thousand tons, and peas – 10.8 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)
Russia: Total and Zarubezhneft close the deal to transfer a 20% participating interest and Kharyaga PSA operatorship
Total E&P Russie, a 100% affiliate of Total group, has transferred a 20% participating interest in and the operatorship of the Production Sharing Agreement for the Development and Production of Oil in the Kharyaga Field to Zarubezhneft-Production Kharyaga LLC, a subsidiary of Zarubezhneft JSC. Pursuant to Amendment No. 3 to the Kharyaga PSA signed by…Details
Since the beginning of 2016/2017 MY, and as of July 27, the volume of grain exports from Russia totaled 1.71 million tons, up by 7.4% YoY (1.6 million tons), the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation declared. According to the announcement, the wheat volumes formed 1.24 million tons from the reporting export volumes, barley…Details