Ukraine: trade turnover with Moldova up in 2017

Economic relations between Ukraine and Moldova have been developing dynamically. The trade turnover between the countries has increased by 30% this year, deputy chairman of the “Ukrainian Prism” foreign policy council Serhiy Herasymchuk announced during presentation of the research “Ukraine-Moldova: New Challenges and New Opportunities in Bilateral Relations”. “Ukraine is one of the main trade…

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Azerbaijan to launch direct flights to Croatia

Azerbaijan offers Croatia to launch direct flights for development of tourism, Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev said. Mustafayev made the remarks at a meeting with Croatian Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts Martina Dalic in Baku, the Azerbaijani Economy Ministry reported on November 29. Speaking about cooperation between the two countries, Mustafayev…

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Estonia: Q3 2017 profits of business sector down

Profits of Estonia’s business sector totaled EUR 787 million in the third quarter, indicating an 8% drop YoY. Sales, meanwhile, increased by 10%, to EUR 13.9 billion, Statistics Estonia reported. Compared to the third quarter of 2016, total profits decreased in most economic activities. Construction, agricultural and manufacturing businesses contributed the most to the total…

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Tajikistan: Germany to assist in social projects

Tajikistan and Germany signed agreements on financial cooperation for the period of 2016-2017 and on technical cooperation for the period of 2016-2017. The agreement was signed by the Minister of Economic Development and Trade Nematullo Hikmatullozoda and German Ambassador to Tajikistan Neithart Hofer-Wissing. These documents were signed in accordance with the agreements reached during the…

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Turkmenistan to deliver energy resources through Caspian region

Turkmenistan is ready to use the East-West internal gas pipeline to supply its energy resources to international markets through the Caspian region. After the commissioning of the East-West gas pipeline in December 2015, great prospects were opened for further expansion of multilateral mutually beneficial partnership in the energy sector, says the report. Construction of various…

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Turkmenistan: MoU with Afghanistan on railway construction signed

The Turkmen Railway Transport Ministry and the Afghanistan Railway Authority have signed an agreement, which will give additional impetus to Afghanistan’s economic development and provide possibilities for the country’s access to third states. The MoU envisages a major overhaul of the railway track at the border station of Torgundi in Afghanistan. During the signing ceremony…

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Ukraine: Cherkasy’s Azot resumes ammonia and carbamide production

Ukraine’s manufacturer of mineral fertilizers Cherkasy-based PJSC Azot, a part of the Ostchem holding owned by businessman Dmytro Firtash, has resumed the production of ammonia and carbamide after overhauls, according to Ostchem’s press service. “After major repairs, the company has resumed production of ammonia (workshop A-5) and carbamide (workshop M-2),” it wrote on Facebook. In…

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Belarus: new taxes shelved till 2020

Current taxes will not be raised and no new taxes will be introduced in Belarus till 2020. The provisions are stipulated by Ordinance No. 7 “On entrepreneurship development”, which the head of state signed on November 23. The ordinance prohibits raising tax rates and introducing new taxes, fees, and duties till 2020. Commercial entities, which…

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Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan increase flight frequency

The aviation authorities of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan have agreed on increasing flights between the two countries, the press service of the Civil Aviation Committee of the Investments and Development Ministry of Kazakhstan reported. Following the negotiations between the Civil Aviation Committee and the aviation administration of Uzbekistan, as well as airlines of the two countries,…

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