Lithuania: additional missiles bought

Lithuania has acquired additional combat and training missiles for the Norwegian medium-range aid defense systems NASAMS it is buying from Norway, Lithuania’s Ministry of National Defense said. Due to security reasons, the ministry does not disclose either the volume of the additional missiles, or the price, only saying that the total value of the purchase,…


Ukraine: passenger flow at Boryspil airport reaches 12.6 million in 2018

The passenger flow at Kyiv’s Boryspil International Airport in 2018 amounted to 12.6 million people, the airport’s press service has informed on Facebook. “The most important indicator of the airport’s successful operation is the number of people who took advantage of our services. Since 2014 Boryspil International Airport has been demonstrating a steady growth, so…


Ukraine: cargo water transportation down in January-November 2018

In January-November, water transport of Ukraine carried 5.3 million tons of cargo, down by 2.1% YoY, says State Statistics Committee of Ukraine.

Cargo turnover fell by 20.8%, to 3,155.1 million ton-km.

All types of transport carried 517 million tons of cargo (-1.5%). (PortNews/Business World Magazine)

Uzbekistan: UAE company to buy securities of second largest bank

UAE-based investment company Frontera Capital will acquire securities of O’zsanoatqurilishbank. The delegation of O’zsanoatqurilishbank visited the United Arab Emirates, where the parties signed the agreement on development of cooperation. The document provides for raising $50 million using investment and credit instruments. The agreement also provides for the sale of securities of the Uzbek bank to…


Georgia: GDP by regions in 2017

The largest share of gross domestic product (GDP) of Georgia by region was held by the capital city of Tbilisi (50.1%), followed by the regions of Imereti (10%), Adjara (8.9%), Kvemo Kartli (8.2%) and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti (6.4%). Overall, the GDP of Georgia at current prices in 2017 amounted to 37.84 billion GEL, says the regional…


Ukraine: first official flight from Mykolaiv to Kyiv rescheduled due to low demandUkraine: first official flight from Mykolaiv to Kyiv rescheduled due to low demand

The first official fight from the city of Mykolaiv in the south of Ukraine to the capital city of Kyiv, which was scheduled for December 22, was postponed due to low demand. “The first flight was rescheduled for December 26 over the low percentage of sold tickets. There was not enough time for people to…