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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Uzbekistan: Uzbekcharmpoyabzali to produce 8.7 million pairs of shoes in 2016

The main objectives of the Association “Uzbekcharmpoyabzali” are to coordinate the activities of the industry via storing up and processing the raw leather, produce competitive leather products, shoes and leather goods, as well as introduce advanced technologies, modernize and technically re-equip the industry. Today the Association unites over 80 enterprises. The main directions of further…

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Belarus: potash exports to Turkey up in H1 2016

Belarusian Potash Company (BPC) shipped 32,589 tons of potash fertilizers to Turkey in January-June, up by 12% YoY. Potash export proceeds from Turkey-bound shipments dropped by 9% YoY to $13.5 million. Founded in September 2013, Belarus Potash Company (BPC) has regional dealerships in Delhi, Beijing, Singapore and Sao Paulo. BPC facilitates potash exports to Europe,…

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Russia: two carriers get permission to fly to Azerbaijan from new Moscow airport

Two Russian carriers have received a permission to operate flights to Azerbaijan on two routes from the new Zhukovsky International Airport in Moscow, said the website of Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia). The protocol of the interdepartmental commission on the admission of carriers to perform international transportation, posted on the website of Rosaviatsia said…

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