Uzbekistan: first international fruit & vegetable fair kicks off in Tashkent

The Metropolitan “Uzexpocenter” saw the opening of the first International fruit and vegetable fair. The main purpose of the event is to raise awareness among the foreign processing and trade companies on the high, unique properties of environmentally friendly, fresh vegetables, fruit, grapes and melons, and finished quality products produced in Uzbekistan, their industrial processing.…

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Belarus: dairy sales to China to go up

Belarus intends to export more dairy products to China, Alexander Subbotin, Belarusian Deputy Agriculture and Food Minister, Director of the Veterinary and Food Oversight Department of the Ministry, said. At present 17 Belarusian dairy companies export their products to China. Another 20 companies are getting ready to get the right to sell milk powder, dairy…

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Belarus eager to raise transit revenues

Belarus intends to raise its transit revenues up to $1.5 billion by 2020, Belarusian Transport and Communications Minister Anatoly Sivak informed. In line with the draft program the volume of logistics services is supposed to increase by 50%, the total warehouse area in logistics hubs – by 60%, while revenues from transit are supposed to…

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Russia: transfer compartment docked with Progress MS-03 cargo vehicle

On July 11, the RSC Energia specialists successfully completed technological operations to join the cargo transport vehicle (CTV) Progress MS-03 with the transfer compartment. The vehicle pre-launch processing under the International Space Station (ISS) is provided at spacecraft assembly & testing facilities (SC ATF) at the Baikonur Cosmodrome. According to the preparatory operations schedule the…

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Ukraine: sunflower oil production up

During the period of export duties on sunflower seed in Ukraine (1999-2016), sunflower oil production volumes increased 9 times (from 510 thousand tons, to 4.6 million tons per year). The exports of sunflower oil increased 20.9 times (from 206 thousand tons to 4.3 million tons), association Ukroliyaprom said as to the draft law No. 1837…

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Turkmenistan eyeing possibility of exporting electricity to Pakistan and Tajikistan

Prospective routes are becoming much more certain for the Turkmen electricity export, in particular to Pakistan and Tajikistan, says the Turkmen government. The message also said export opportunities could be expanded thanks to the commissioning of the gas-turbine power plant with annual capacity of 254 megawatts in the Beyik Turkmenbashy district of Turkmenistan’s Lebap region.…

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