Belarus on path to economic recovery

Belarus is gradually getting back on track for recovery, First Vice Premier Vasily Matyushevsky said when speaking at the joint session of the Belarusian parliament on June 26. “The economic performance in the recent months has been showing that the Belarusian economy is back on track. The GDP growth target for H1 has been over-fulfilled:…

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Turkmenistan: confidence in manat increases

Practical steps taken within the framework of the monetary reform of Turkmenistan made it possible to increase confidence in the national currency, the Turkmen manat, the country’s President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov said. He made the remarks at a meeting with representatives of the financial and banking sphere in Turkmenistan. The increased confidence in the Turkmen national…

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Ukraine: 11 billion cubic meters of natural gas pumped into storage facilities

Stocks in Ukraine’s underground storage facilities totaled 11 billion cubic meters of natural gas, the press service of PJSC Ukrtransgaz reports. “According to the operational information, natural gas reserves in Ukraine’s gas storage facilities reached 11 billion cubic meters, up by 15% YoY,” reads the report. Since the beginning of this year, Ukraine has pumped…

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Ukraine: government approves agreement on cooperation in railway transport area with Serbia

Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers has approved an agreement on cooperation in the railway sphere signed by the Cabinet and the government of Serbia in Belgrade in June 2013. According to an explanatory note to the document, its endorsement would create a reliable international legal tool for implementing and stepping up bilateral intergovernmental relations, the conditions…

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Latvia to introduce electronic working time tracking in construction

Saeima’s Budget and Finance Commission has expressed unanimous conceptual support for amendments to the Law on Taxes and Duties. These amendments provide for the introduction of electronic working time tracking system in construction, Saeima’s press-service reported. Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola told members of the Saeima that a solution for electronic working time tracking was achieved…

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Belarus: Israel shows appetite for food

Israel is interested in buying Belarusian food, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Israel to Belarus Alon Shoham reported. The ambassador noted that Israel grew increasingly interested in buying organic food. “We believe that Belarusian products offer very good quality. We believe that Belarusian foods are organic and up to high standards. We are considering the…

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