Lithuania: transport link between Klaipeda and Minsk discussed

During the meeting with Belarusian Minister of Transport and Communications Anatoly Sivak and Lithuanian Minister of Transport and Communications Rokas Masiulis discussed the successfully operating chain of Belarusian cargo transportation using the services provided by the Lithuanian Railways and Klaipeda State Seaport, as well as the outlook of bilateral cooperation in developing the necessary transport…

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Ukraine: share of non-performing loans in banking sector the highest in history

Director of the Financial Stability Department at the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) Vitaliy Vavryshchuk says the share of non-performing loans in Ukraine’s banking system is a record high in the entire history of international observations. “We have established a somewhat unpleasant and very costly record for the country’s economy and banking sector: the highest…

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Azerbaijan: Tatra trucks to be produced

Azerbaijan will launch the production of Tatra trucks from 2018, the Azerbaijani embassy in the Czech Republic said. A memorandum was signed between Ganja Automobile Plant production association and Tatra company at the embassy of the Czech Republic in Azerbaijan. The document was signed by head of Ganja Automobile Plant Khanlar Fatiyev and chairman of…

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Uzbekistan developing rail transport

The plans for the development of rail transport in Uzbekistan include the transportation of foreign trade goods via the Baku-Tbilisi-Akhalkalaki-Kars railway with an opportunity to reach the ports as part of the pilot program. It is planned to participate in the creation of the Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey-EU countries transit corridor by determining the volumes of transportation of…

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Ukraine: Blue Air to launch Lviv-Brno flight

Romania’s Blue Air seeks to launch a flight between Lviv and Brno (the Czech Republic). Head of Lviv international airport Tetiana Romanovska gave the information at a press conference of Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan to present financial results in Kyiv. She recalled that in November Wizz Air announced the launch of some flights from…

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Belarus: electricity consumption to grow

Electric energy consumption in Belarus is projected to increase by 3 billion kilowatt-hours by 2020, Belarusian Deputy Energy Minister Vadim Zakrevsky announced. “Under the optimistic scenario, electricity consumption will reach some 40 billion kWh by 2020, growing by 3 billion kWh from 2017. This increase includes 2 billion kWh to be used by the real…

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Ukraine: airlines increase passenger traffic in January-November 2017

Ukrainian airlines in January-November increased passenger traffic by 29.6% compared to the corresponding period of 2016, to 9.826 million people. According to the data from the State Aviation Service of Ukraine, during the reporting period Ukrainian airlines increased international passenger traffic by 30.8%, to 8.967 million people. Passenger traffic through the airports of Ukraine rose…

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