Tajikistan: aluminum exports up

Tajikistan has reportedly increased primary aluminum exports. The head of the Customs Service under the Government of Tajikistan, Abdufattoh Ghoib, noted that Tajikistan had exported about 73,500 tons of primary aluminum over the first six months of this year, an increase of 20% YoY. Tajikistan exported 61,200 tons of primary aluminum in January-June 2015, up…


Ukraine: UIA introduced Business Smart fares

Ukraine International Airlines introduce Business Smart fares and offer early bookers, departing from the cities of Ukraine, to purchase Business Class tickets at attractive prices. Planning their trips in advance and purchasing Business Class tickets for UIA services on UIA website www.flyuia.com, at UIA Contact Center, as well as at UIA and partner ticket offices,…


Kyrgyzstan: Kochkor-Ata Mayor’s Office to spend over 14 million soms on road repair

Kochkor-Ata Mayor’s Office intends to spend over 14 million soms on repair of three roads.

Mayor’s Office budget will provide 1, 756.8 million for the widening of Pioneer Street. Reconstruction of Pioneer and Sadovaya Streets will cost 12,353.4 million soms. (24.kg/Business World Magazine)

Kazakhstan to launch new flights to Mongolia

Kazakhstan and Mongolia may launch new flights, PM Karim Massimov said. At the government’s meeting the PM tasked the Ministry of Investments and Development to consider the issue of launching Bayan-Olgii-Almaty and Bayan-Olgii-Ust-Kamenogorsk routes. The Ministry of Agriculture was entrusted with a task to consider an opportunity of delivering meat to Semipalatinsk Meat Processing Plant…


Belarus: laser technologies for ICRANet studies

Belarusian laser technologies will be used for research projects of the International Center for Relativistic Astrophysics Network (ICRANet), Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB) Sergei Kilin said. On July 18 Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov and ICRANet Director…


Belarus: companies urged to advance cooperation with Chinese partners

Belarusian companies should step up efforts to advance cooperation with Chinese partners, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Belarus to China Kirill Rudy said. The Ambassador believes that it is essential to build production chains with Chinese partners. Speaking about the inflow of Chinese investments to Belarus, Ambassador Kirill Rudy said about the preparation of amendments…


Germany: ATB Financial sends one of the world’s first real-time payments using blockchain technology supported by SAP

ATB Financial, the largest Alberta-based financial institution, has collaborated with SAP SE, financial technology start-up Ripple Labs Inc. and ReiseBank AG in Germany to send the first real international blockchain payment from Canada to Germany. ATB successfully transferred CA$1,000 (667 euro) to ReiseBank using a network built on SAP technology and Ripple’s pioneering network of…