Ukraine: groat exports down

During five recent years, Ukraine reduced the exports of groats by nearly 15% per year in terms of fierce competition between the Russian Federation, Belarus and Kazakhstan, the Director of the Association “Millers of Ukraine”, Head of Business Projects Division of APK-Inform Agency Rodion Rybchinskiy declared. At the same time, he noted that Ukraine significantly…

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Ukraine: autumn weather regime entered

Second half of September was moderately warm with air temperature close to norm. Cyclone system, which arrived to Ukraine at the beginning of last week, went through all the territory of Ukraine and changed summer regime into autumn. Intensive rains were observed all over the country early in September. In Polesye and Forest Steppe zones…

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Turkmenistan joins Paris agreement

Turkmen Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov signed the Paris agreement on the sidelines of the General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York. The agreement is a “road map” of measures that will reduce emissions released to the atmosphere and strengthen resilience to climate change. The Paris agreement was adopted by all 196 sides of…

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Turkmenistan: textile export to go up

The large-scale work is carried out in Turkmenistan to fully reveal the country’s economic potential and increase the textile export, Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said at a government meeting. “Turkmenistan creates conditions for bringing the domestic textile industry to a new level by making huge investments in the implementation of major industrial projects”, the President…

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Russia: Knights aerobatic team reportedly receives first Su-30SM fighter jet

The Russian Knights aerobatic team based in Kubinka near Moscow has started receiving the first Sukhoi Su-30SM (NATO reporting name: Flanker-C) multipurpose fighter jets, some Russian Internet sources recently said. According to public sources, the Irkutsk Aircraft-Manufacturing Plant, part of the Irkut Corporation, manufactured the first Su-30SM fighter jet in September. The plane was given…

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Russia: grain exports from seaports up in late September 2016

On September 19-25, the export volumes of grains from the Russian seaports reached 747.4 thousand tons, against 229.4 thousand tons shipped on the previous week.

In particular, the wheat shipments totaled 595.3 thousand tons, barley – 5.8 thousand tons, corn – 136.9 thousand tons, and peas – 9.4 thousand tons. (APK-Inform/Business World Magazine)