Belarus: manufacturing output up in H1 2016

State support helped the companies affiliated with the Industry Ministry increase output, Belarus’ Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said. “Support provided to the companies of the Industry Ministry during this complicated period helped them increase the output by 0.7% over 2015 and 1.4% in January-July 2016. Backlog of inventories was reduced by almost Br2 trillion (non-redenominated)”,…

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Belarus: revenues from export trade in oil products and potash down in January-May 2016

Belarus’ revenues from export trade in oil products and potash fertilizers dropped by $1.7 billion in January-May due to low prices, Belarusian Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said. Although Belarus increased exports in physical terms, export revenues fell by 1.1% YoY, said Kobyakov. According to him, the only way for Belarus to compensate for missing revenues…

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Belarus: Belneftekhim reports $339 million foreign trade surplus in H1 2016

Companies controlled by Belarus’ petrochemical industries concern Belneftekhim produced a $339 million foreign trade surplus in January-June, Belneftekhim said in a release. In physical terms, petrochemical exports remained unchanged year on year in H1 2016. In value terms, exports of chemical and petrochemical products have dropped by more than $1 billion due to the drop…

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Ukraine: grain quality improvement determined by new information environment

Ukrainian grain business pays more and more attention to the latest information technologies and their role in competitiveness improvement on the global market. Information on grain quality, reputation of supplier/country of origin becomes the main factor of competitiveness and securing a foothold in markets. The new approach to market data interpretation will provide the expansion…

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