Ukraine: exports of food to EU up

Since the beginning of 2016, the exports of food products of Ukrainian origin to the European Union countries rose by 68%, while the general exports to the EU increased by 7%, the First Vice-Prime-Minister, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv declared. According to him, Ukrainian producers actively use trade preferences within…


Ukraine: grain export potential to reach 34.7 million tons

APK-Inform analysts increased the forecast of the export potential of Ukrainian grains in the current season within the July forecast adjustments to supply and demand balances of grains and pulses to 34.7 million tons, down by 9.3% compared with the record level in 2015/2016 MY (38.2 million tons). (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)

Ukraine: train tickets for domestic travels to be bought via mobile apps

PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsya” (Ukrainian Railways) promises to introduce a special mobile application for purchasing train tickets by the end of 2016. Chairman of the Board of PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsya” Wojciech Balczun said this during the meeting with representatives of the American Chamber of Commerce. “We want to eliminate scams with tickets. We have learned that there is…


Ukraine: Cabinet to decide on including Yuzgas in PSA to develop Yuzivska field

The Cabinet of Ministers has to make the final decision on including Yuzgas B.V. (the Netherlands), which has won the corresponding tender, as an investor in the production sharing agreement (PSA) for hydrocarbons extraction on Yuzivska deposit (Donetsk and Kharkiv region), Nadra Ukrainy board chairman Yaroslav Klymovych has said. “Procedurally, investors appeal to the government…


Ukraine: Kharkiv receives government guarantees for credits

Four Kharkiv-based enterprises, part of the Ukroboronprom State Concern, have received government guarantees for taking credits to implement defense order, Secretary of the Verkhovna Rada national security and defense committee MP Ivan Vinnyk has said. “The Groysman’s government issued guarantees, using which 10 Ukroboronprom’s enterprises will be able to receive credits. Kharkiv, as the region,…


Kazakhstan: Kazatomprom interested in developing NFC cooperation with Ukraine

Kazakhstan’s National Atomic Company Kazatomprom is interested in developing cooperation with Ukraine in various areas of the nuclear fuel cycle (NFC), including production of nuclear fuel in Kazakhstan for Ukrainian nuclear power plants (NPP), Kazatomprom has said. The Kazakh Ministry of Energy and Kazatomprom plan to meet with the Ukrainian Ministry of Energy and Coal…


Belarus: BUCE accredits first non-resident broker

Nordic Industries (Lithuania) received trader and broker certificates of Belarusian Universal commodity Exchange (BUCE) on August 9, BUCE spokesman Roman Yaniv said. “Besides participation in exchange auctions Nordic Industries is expected to bring new Lithuanian companies to BUCE’s trading platforms and will promote commodity exchange services on the Lithuanian market. BUCE and Nordic Industries are…


Uzbekistan and China discuss trade-economic ties

On August 9, the Ministry of foreign economic relations, investments and trade of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting with Advisor on trade and economic issues of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Uzbekistan Jin Yulong.

During the meeting, the sides discussed current state of bilateral trade-economic, investment and financial-technical cooperation. (UzDaily/Business World Magazine)

Kazakhstan: new ferry complex to start cargo transshipment by December 2016

A new ferry complex in Kazakhstan’s Kuryk port will start cargo transshipment by the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence, the country’s Prime Minister Karim Massimov wrote on Twitter on August 9 Kazakhstan will celebrate 25th anniversary of Independence on December 16. As of today, ferry transportation from Kazakhstan to other Caspian littoral states is possible…


Kyrgyzstan: agreement with Russia on construction of Uppernaryn cascade and Kambarata HPP-1 cancelled for good

Kyrgyzstan completely broke the agreement with Russia on the construction of Uppernaryn cascade and Kambarata HPP-1, National Energy Holding Company JSC reported. The agreement signed on September 20, 2012 expired on August 9. Currently, Kyrgyz and Russian parties are negotiating to resolve all economic issues that have arisen in the period of the agreements, including…