Estonia: no new taxes in 2018

Prime Minister Juri Ratas said no new taxes would be implemented next year, but added that he would like to increase the quota of workforce coming from outside the European Union. “I do not think it right to make new decisions concerning the tax policy a year before the end of this composition of the…

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Ukraine: local budgets get UAH 173.5 billion in January-November 2017

In January-November the general fund of local budgets received UAH 173.5 billion, which is 96.7% of the annual projected figures, Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Service Hennadiy Zubko declared. According to him, 692 united territorial communities have been created in Ukraine. A total 3,327 local councils have united,…

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Armenia: energy exports to grow

The role of Armenia as an energy corridor between Iran and Georgia will grow, tripling the potential of exporting electricity, minister of energy infrastructures and natural resources Ashot Manukyan said. According to the minister, three solar stations have been put to operation in Armenia in 2017, and a total of 128 solar photovoltaic stations have…

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