Azerbaijan: economy to grow in 2018

World Bank (WB) forecasts the grow of 0.5% to 1% of the Azerbaijan’s economy in 2018, head of the bank’s Baku office Naveed Hassan Naqvi said. This year, Azerbaijan’s economy will probably contract by 1-1.5%, he said. “Unfortunately, Azerbaijan is overly dependent on oil,” he noted. “Nonetheless, oil prices decline and subsequent devaluation of the…

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Turkmenistan: pricing policy improving

The issues of improving the pricing policy in Turkmenistan were discussed at the meeting of the country’s Cabinet of Ministers. Turkmenistan’s Deputy Prime Minister Bashim Khojamammadov said at the meeting that it was envisaged to entrust several structures with the compilation of price digests for the respective types of goods in this sphere. Moreover, an…

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Ukraine: AvtoKrAZ ships lab vehicles to Ukrgazvydobuvannia

PJSC AvtoKrAZ (Kremenchuk, Poltava region), the only Ukrainian producer of heavy trucks, within the contract after winning the tender has shipped three special lab vehicles LSG-10 on KrAZ-5233NE chassis in standard equipment for well exploration to PJSC Ukrgazvydobuvannia. LSG-10 laboratories are designed for geophysical and hydrodynamic studies with the help of in-depth tools introduced into…

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Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan leading powers in energy production

Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan, as leading powers in energy production, advocate the transformation of the Caspian Sea basin into a territory of stability, progress and broad international partnership in Eurasia, said Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. He made the remark at the government meeting, the agenda of which was dedicated to the results of Berdimuhamedov’s official visit…

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Ukraine: UIA carries 40-millionth passenger

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) has carried its 40-millionth passenger since the company was established in 1992. “On August 8 Ukraine International carried its 40-millionth passenger Svitlana Pogrebna who was flying from Kyiv to Amsterdam on the UIA PS105 flight,” reads a report posted on the company’s website. In 2015, UIA carried 4.9 million passengers; in…

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Ukraine: 33.4 million tons of grain harvested

Ukrainian agrarians harvested 33.4 million tons of grain on 8.8 million hectares (91% of the target) as of August 8, according to the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry’s press service. Early grain crops have already been harvested in Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, Kirovohrad, Mykolayiv, and Kherson regions. The average yield of cereals is estimated at 3.79 tons…

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Belarus: frozen bread exported to 8 countries

Belarus is supplying frozen bread to eight counties, head of the main department for bakery products of the Belarusian Agriculture and Food Ministry Vadim Pobedinsky said. “Today we are exporting frozen bakery products to eight countries. Among them is Russia (over 80% of the exports), Israel, Panama, the USA, Tajikistan, and Australia,” Vadim Pobedinsky said.…

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