Belarus to work with Egypt on joint production of medicines

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Egypt Sergei Rachkov met with Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population Ahmed Rady, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported. “The parties discussed promising areas of Belarusian-Egyptian cooperation in the field of healthcare, including the possibility of joint production of medicines, especially against Hepatitis…

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Azerbaijan mulling cargo tariffs reduction with Kazakhstan and Georgia

Heads of railway administrations of Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Georgia have discussed mutually beneficial cooperation and creation of favorable conditions for cargo transportation with cargo shippers, major operators and freight companies of Kazakhstan in Astana, the press service of Kazakhstan Railways JSC reported. In particular, the sides talked about the reduction of tariffs for transportation of…

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Ukraine: oilseed crops condition good

Last week the weather was favorable for late crops formation due to lower air temperatures and higher amount of precipitations. Sunflower sown in the optimal and early terms is at the stage of maturation – technical ripeness and at later sown plants – flowering stage. Some regions have started harvesting works. Sunflower condition is mainly…

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Ukraine: Nika-Tera transships over 760 thousand tons of grains in January-July 2016

In January-July the sea terminal Nika-Tera (Mykolaiv, part of Group DF) shipped 766.5 thousand tons of grain cargoes, or 44.88% of the total cargo turnover (1.7 million tons), the press-service of the company declared. The terminal also shipped 249 thousand tons of mineral fertilizers (14.58%), 691.6 thousand tons of bulk-loaded cargoes (40.49%), and 0.9 thousand…

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Uzbekistan: Switzerland to help with water project

Uzbekistan and Switzerland signed an intergovernmental agreement on realization of a project “National management of water resources in Uzbekistan”. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Water Management of Uzbekistan Shavkat Hamraev and Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Deputy Ambassador of Switzerland in Uzbekistan Thierry Umbehr signed the document. According to information service of the ministry, Switzerland will issue…

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Belarus: clothing sales to Russia and Kazakhstan up

Pinsk-based clothing manufacturing and trading association Polesye has recently increased its exports to Kazakhstan and Russia through its schoolwear supplies, Sergei Kasperovich, head of the company’s export department, reported. About 35,000 back-to-school items produced in Pinsk will go to Russian regions this summer. Polesye school clothes are on sale in stores of Moscow, Saint Petersburg,…

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Kazakhstan: direct flights to be launched between Astana and Warsaw

Presidents of Kazakhstan and Poland Nursultan Nazarbayev and Andrzej Duda made a joint statement following their talks in Warsaw. According to Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan is rich in natural resources, but the country implements today a large-scale industrialization program. “In five years, we have commissioned 1,000 projects. Most of them are processing enterprises. Polish businessmen were invited…

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Uzbekistan: Mubarek Gas Processing Plant to complete project on production of granulated sulfur

Mubarek Gas Processing Plant will have completed the project on production of granulated sulfur with nominal value of 80,000 tons a year by the end of 2016. Realization of the project will allow improving quality of the product up to international ecologic standards. The product will be comfortable for transportation, storage and processing, which will…

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Uzbekistan: minimum wage to go up

The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed a decree to increase the wage of employees of budgetary institutions and organizations, pensions, stipends and grants on average 1.15 times (15%). The document comes into effect on October 1. According to the decree, the minimum wage rate on the territory of the Republic of Uzbekistan will…

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Kyrgyzstan: investments in 2017 to go up

Kyrgyzstan expects increase in investments in 2017, Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Oleg Pankratov announced. According to him, countries of EEU remain the main market outlet for Kyrgyzstan. Meanwhile, the Eurasian Economic Union makes republic attractive for investors. “We have open market of 180 million people in front of us. Of course, there was no…

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