Ukraine: Ukrzaliznytsia to sustain no losses from cessation of rail services with Russia

Ukrainian Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan has said that PJSC Ukrzaliznytsia will not sustain financial losses in the event of termination of railway services with Russia. “These eight trains, which now run in the Russian direction, could have become a significant relief for Ukrainian citizens who want to travel inside the country. They would generate at…

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Ukraine: domestic gas production increase guarantee of energy independence

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko congratulated workers of the oil, gas and oil refining industry on their professional holiday on September 9. The letter of congratulations was posted on the website of the head of state. “I sincerely congratulate you on your professional holiday. Increasing our own extraction of hydrocarbons and production of high-quality fuel, efficient…

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Estonia: Saaremaa bridge advocates meet with Chinese business executives

Representatives of the Chinese state-owned construction company China Construction Communication Engineering Group visited the island of Muhu, where they were familiarized with the plans of a local group of businessmen to build a bridge between Muhu and Saaremaa and the Estonian mainland. The representatives affirmed their company’s readiness to participate in the bridge project. Former…

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Belarus: dairy export to China up in January-July 2018

Enterprises affiliated with the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry increased dairy export to China 5.6-fold YoY in January-July, Aleksei Bogdanov, Head of the Central Office for Foreign Economic Activities of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry, declared. “In January-July Belarus’ farm export to China totaled $23.3 million, up 4.2-fold. Dairy was the biggest contributor. In…

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Estonia: consumer prices up since 2000

Consumer prices in Estonia rose by 79.5% between 2000 and 2017, more then twice the EU average of 36.5% and fifth in Europe, Eurostat, the European Commission’s statistical agency said. Estonia was, according to the figures, well above the EU average in virtually all sectors, most notably alcohol and tobacco products, where prices in Estonia…

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