Ukraine: state debt up in April 2017

Ukraine’s total state direct and government-guaranteed debt in April grew by 2.7%, or by UAH 21.12 billion ($1.95 billion), to UAH 1.973 trillion ($74.31 billion), Ukraine’s Finance Ministry reported on its website. Since the beginning of the year the total state (direct) and government-guaranteed debt in dollar terms has increased by 4.7%. According to the…

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Ukraine: Infrastructure Ministry supports limiting railway and bus travel with Russia

Ukraine’s Infrastructure Ministry Minister Volodymyr Omelyan has supported the idea of curtailing bus and railways travel to and from the Russian Federation and establishing a visa regime with that country. “As a citizen of Ukraine I support the idea,” Omelyan said, adding it was up to Ukraine’s government to make the final decision. Omelyan, meanwhile,…

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Turkmenistan: GDP up in 2017

Turkmenistan’s GDP growth rate was 6.3% in January-May, Bashim Khojamamedov, deputy prime minister for economy and finances, said at a government meeting on June 3. The growth rate was 2.9% in industrial sector, 4.1% in construction, 10.8% in transportation and communication sector, 9.5% in trade, 3.6% in agriculture, and 10.2% in the sphere of services,…

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