Turkmenistan developing regional railway infrastructure

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated Turkmen railway workers on putting a locomotive depot into operation in Bereket city, Balkan region. A locomotive depot has been built along the Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran railway commissioned in December 2014. Railway transport is one of the most important segments of the Turkmen national economy. Big international projects have been implemented, railway…

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Belarus: GDP to increase by 2020

The Belarusian gross domestic product may go up by 12.1-15% by 2020, Belarus’ Economy Minister Vladimir Zinovsky said. “We have taken up a recovery path. This is not the growth that can be satisfactory for us, but we are gradually moving towards it. Having made a solid foundation in 2017, we are setting more ambitious…

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Turkmenistan: cooperation with Singapore to be intensified

President of Singapore Halima Jakob expressed her desire to expand cooperation with Turkmenistan in a letter to the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. Noting that friendly relations were established between two countries, Halima Jakob “expressed confidence that mutually beneficial Turkmen-Singapore cooperation will be activated along the entire spectrum of directions.” Earlier it was reported that…

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Ukraine: Kyiv and Warsaw agree on cooperation in building Via Carpatia highway

Ukrainian and Polish Infrastructure Ministers Volodymyr Omelyan and Andrzej Adamczyk have signed a memorandum on cooperation in the implementation of an international infrastructure project – the construction of the Via Carpatia transport corridor. The document was signed in Przemysl on October 22 in the presence of Verkhovna Rada Chairman Andriy Parubiy and Marshal of the…

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Turkmenistan: diversification of gas supplies to world markets to be mulled in Ashgabat

The 22th international conference and exhibition Oil and Gas Turkmenistan 2017 (OGT) will be held in Ashgabat on November 2-4, the Turkmen government said in a message. “Special attention will be paid to the diversification of supplies of Turkmen natural gas to world markets. In particular, the progress of construction and prospects of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India…

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Kazakhstan: central bank buys $139.7 million in August-September 2017

In August-September the National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan purchased $139.7 million on the market over the foreign exchange interventions, the financial regulator’s press service reported. “In August and September, the interventions amounted to $70 million and $69.7 million respectively,” Director of the Monetary Operations Department of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Aliya Moldabekova…

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Belarus to harvest less corn

According to the current information of the Ag Ministry, corn was harvested from 24.8 thousand ha as of October 12 (19.1% of the plan). Its crop amounted to 190.1 KMT with an average yield of 7.68 MT/ha. The harvest lags far behind last year. At the same time in 2016, corn was harvested from 44.5…

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Ukraine: Groysman calls for strengthening economic cooperation with Malta

Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman believes that Ukraine and the Republic of Malta should strengthen economic cooperation. He said this during a meeting with President of the Republic of Malta Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca in Kyiv, the governmental portal reported. “We welcome the readiness of our chambers of commerce and industry to establish a bilateral permanent…

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