Ukraine: buckwheat prices to go down

In 2016/2017 MY, Ukraine will increase the total supply of buckwheat on the domestic market, which will lead to lowering of the grain prices, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine declared, with reference to the results of the monitoring of food markets. In 2016, the harvest volumes of buckwheat in Ukraine will…

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Russia: SNSZ launches fiberglass superstructure for 20380-series corvette

Saint-Petersburg-based Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard (SNSZ, a subsidiary of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) on August 4, launched a multideck fiberglass superstructure for the 20380-series corvette, being constructed at Severnaya Verf Shipyard. The shipbuilding firm says, the superstructure will soon be towed to the customer for its further installation on the ship. SNSZ has already delivered five similar…

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Iran: expanding co-op with Azerbaijan’s SOCAR is important

Iran believes it is necessary to expand the energy cooperation with Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR, said Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh. Zanganeh made the remarks during a meeting with SOCAR President Rovnag Abdullayev in Baku on August 8. During the meeting, Abdullayev pointed to the rapid and successful development of Azerbaijani-Iranian relations, which…

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Kyrgyzstan: electricity consumption down

Electricity consumption in Kyrgyzstan decreased, the National Electric Network of the Kyrgyz Republic JSC reported. According to recent reports of the central dispatching service of the company, in July distribution companies consumed 555.11 million kilowatt-hours. Last year, consumption was 570,599 million kilowatts. It should be noted that according to the decision of the government on…

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Russia: airshows attracting interest to military aircraft

Various expositions, shows and competitions, including Aviadarts, contribute to attracting international interest to Russian military planes and helicopters, Russian Aerospace Forces Commander Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said. “If we did not show the achievements of our technology, no one would probably buy it. Representatives of foreign states watch it (technology) join service with our troops,…

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Russia: RZHD to participate in Rasht-Astara railway project implementation

Russian Railways is interested in taking part in implementation of the Rasht-Astara railway project of Azerbaijan and Iran, First Vice President of Russian Railways Alexander Misharin said. “Russian Railways has repeatedly expressed interest – including at my recent meeting with the Iranian Railways deputy head Ahmad Khodaei – to participate in implementation of the project…

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Belarus: Tajikistan interested in buying more agricultural machines

Economy Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to Tajikistan Oleg Ivanov met with the Chairman of the Board of the Eurasian Development Bank (EDB) Dmitry Pankin and Deputy Agriculture Minister of Tajikistan Zevarsho Zevarshoyev, the press service of the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported. Participants of the meeting were made familiar with progress in…

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