Azerbaijan: Ganja Automobile Plant produces 10,000th Belarus tractor

The Ganja Automobile Plant has produced 10,000th Belarus tractor, the plant reported. Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Vladimir Semashko, Azerbaijani Deputy Prime Minister Yaqub Eyyubov, Ambassador of Belarus to Azerbaijan Gennady Akhramovich, Director General of the Minsk Tractor Plant Fyodor Domotenko, Director General of the Minsk Automobile Plant Dmitry Katerinich, Head of the Ganja Executive Power…

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Tajikistan: flights of Russian airlines banned

Russia’s Ural Airlines, Utair, S7 Airlines and Nordwind Airlines will not be able to operate flights to Tajikistan’s Dushanbe and Khujand starting from April 2 since the Tajik state aviation structures have recalled their flight permissions. The measure applies to 11 destinations. Flights from Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Yekaterinburg, Krasnodar, Krasnoyarsk, St. Petersburg, and Samara to Dushanbe,…

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Kazakhstan: mutton to be exported to China

Kazakh Central Communications Service hosted press conference “The Ministry of Agriculture opened up exports of Kazakh mutton to China”. The event was attended by Tursyn Kabduldanov, the Chairman of the Veterinary Control and Supervision Committee of the Kazakh Ministry of Agriculture, Azamat Saginbayev, the Director of the Livestock Department of the Ministry, and Kaiyrzhan Nauryzghaliyev,…

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Estonia: February 2018 retail turnover up

According to information released by Statistics Estonia on March 29, the turnover of retail trade enterprises in February increased by 3% YoY at constant prices. In February the turnover of retail trade enterprises totaled EUR 495.9 million. The turnover of stores selling manufactured goods increased by 7% compared to February 2017. Turnover increased in five…

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Azerbaijan: Aliyev allocates funds for construction of 12 modular schools

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order regarding measures to improve education infrastructure in Bilasuvar, Beylagan, Imishli, Neftchala and Saatli districts. Under the presidential order, 4,172,000 manats have been allocated to the Ministry of Education for the construction of 12 modular schools for 824 pupils in five districts. The advantages of modular schools include…

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Ukraine: beer market stabilizes

The Ukrainian beer market has stopped falling and stabilized for the first time in nine years, Carlsberg Ukraine Director General Yevhen Shevchenko has said. “According to our internal assessment, the Ukrainian beer market for the first time in nine years has stopped its decline and stabilized. The facilities of Carlsberg Ukraine are not loaded in…

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Ukraine: Infrastructure Ministry and Ryanair holding talks on launch of flights to Kherson

The Ukrainian Infrastructure Ministry and the Irish low-cost airline Ryanair are holding talks on the possible launch of flights from the city of Kherson to the EU countries, Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan announced. “Together with the Kherson regional administration, we are holding talks with Ryanair so that flights of this airline can be lunched from…

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Estonia: European Central Bank withdraws Versobank’s license

The European Central Bank (ECB) has withdrawn the authorization of Versobank AS to operate as a credit institution. The ECB followed a recommendation of the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority according to which Versobank had committed serious breaches of legal requirements, in particular concerning the prevention of money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism. Following…

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