Ukraine: state debt down in May 2018

In May the overall government-guaranteed state debt of Ukraine decreased by $0.79 billion, to $76.26 billion, the Finance Ministry’s press service reports. According the ministry, the state debt in hryvnia equivalent over the reporting month declined by UAH 27.97 billion, to UAH 1.993 trillion. Earlier the National Bank reported it expected the state debt reduction…

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Kazakhstan: salt exports up in Q1 2018

The volume of Kazakhstan’s salt exports in January-March grew by 27% YoY. The export turnover reached 39,400 tons in the first quarter, the message reads. In January-May Kazakhstan produced 88,900 tons of salt, up by 6.7% YoY. Kyzylorda region accounts for 99.9% of Kazakhstan’s salt production for the giant plant Araltuz is located there. Araltuz…

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