Belarus: trade turnover with Poland up in January-August 2016

Belarus’ trade turnover with Poland grew by 10% in January-August, the Belarusian government said in a press-release following the latest meeting of the Belarusian Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov and Poland’s Vice Premier Mateusz Morawiecki. While meeting with the Polish vice premier, Kobyakov suggested that the parties should go further than just expanding export/import transactions and…


Azerbaijan calls on Croatia to invest in IT, tourism and agriculture

Azerbaijan calls on Croatian companies to invest in the country’s agriculture, tourism, IT and chemical industry, Rufat Mammadov, head of the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO), said. He added that favorable conditions had been created in Azerbaijan for making investments, as well as for activity in industrial and technology parks. “Tourism sector is…


Ukraine: wheat prices keep growing supported by strong demand from key importers

Last week milling wheat prices kept growing, mainly supported by increased CBOT wheat futures and strong demand from key importers.

Export prices for Ukrainian milling wheat with 11.5% protein have increased by 8% over the past month. Prices strengthened by $5 during the previous week. (UkrAgroConsult/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: UIA enhances selection of additional services on charter flights

Ukraine International Airlines offers passengers of charter flights to take advantage of a vast selection of additional travel options. Effective as of October 24, when booking tickets at travel agencies passengers of all UIA charter flights are provided with an opportunity to purchase the following additional services: – Pre-paid Baggage: UIA offers passengers who would…


Belarus and Yaroslavl region agree to advance cooperation

Belarus and Russia’s Yaroslavl region have agreed to advance relations in manufacturing cooperation, road construction and pharmaceutics, the press service of the Embassy of Belarus in Russia reported. A Belarusian delegation led by Industry Minister Vitaly Vovk visited Yaroslavl region on October 20. The delegation included representatives of government agencies, industrial enterprises and their distributors…


Azerbaijan: A.M. Best affirms AzRe rating

A.M. Best, the world’s oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source, has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of B+ and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “bbb-” of AzRe Reinsurance OJSC, the sole domestic reinsurer in Azerbaijan. The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) remains stable, according to the service’s message. “The ratings…