Kyrgyzstan: PM instructing state agencies to provide Bishkek HPP with local coal

Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov instructed state agencies to provide Bishkek HPP with local coal, the department of information support of the government reported. Sooronbay Jeenbekov chaired a meeting on providing capital with local district heating coal at the end of its modernization. “In the autumn-winter season of 2016/2017 the Bishkek HPP will use 450 tons…

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Russia: economic indicators decline slowed down

The decline in Russia’s key economic indicators has slowed down due to implementation of the government’s supportive measures, though they are still in the negative zone, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday. “The situation on global financial markets is still unfavorable for us. Though our key economic indicators have narrowed losses they’re still in the…

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Kyrgyzstan: GDP down in H1 2016

Kyrgyzstan’s GDP fell by 2.3% in the first half of 2016, Deputy Chairman of the National Statistics Committee of KR Lyuksina Tekeeva reported today at a press conference. According to her, since the beginning of the year, GDP amounted to slightly more than 176 billion soms. It decreased compared to 2015, although the drop is…

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Kazakhstan: electric cars to be exported to foreign countries

Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Karim Massimov familiarized with development of the car industry in Kazakhstan during his visit to “SaryarkaAutoProm” LLP in Kostanay. Massimov familiarized with the technological process, checked out the assembly shops and ready cars, grain harvesters and Kazakhstani electric cars as well. Massimov and heads of the company discussed the problems of…

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Ukraine: Energoatom seeking to cooperate with Spain’s IDOM in engineering

Representatives of National Nuclear Generating Company Energoatom have discussed a possibility of cooperation in infrastructure and engineering projects with Spain’s IDOM Ingenieria, the company’s press service reported. The press service said that special attention was paid to IDOM projects implemented in the nuclear and energy sector: stress tests at all Spanish nuclear power plants (NPPs),…

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