Azerbaijan: rail transportation up in Q1 2019

In January-March, 3.54 million tons of cargo were transported by rail, up by 8.2% YoY, Azerbaijan Railways CJSC reported. International shipments amounted to 1.82 million tons of cargo, including both export and import. Among the total cargo transportation, transit transportation amounted to 939,100 tons. Domestic shipments amounted to 781,200 tons of cargo. The average daily…

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Azerbaijan: Pasha Bank’s subsidiaries improve financial performance

Pasha Bank Georgia and Pasha Yatirim Bankasi A.S., subsidiary banks of Azerbaijan’s Pasha Bank OJSC, improved the financial performance in 2018, Chief Financial Administrator, member of the Bank’s board Bahruz Naghiyev said. Naghiyev made the remarks in Baku at the press conference dedicated to the outcome of the subsidiaries’ activity in 2018. Pasha Bank Georgia’s…

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Estonia: Transferwise raises over EUR 260 million in secondary funding round

Estonia-founded international money transfer company Transferwise has closed a secondary funding round of $292 million, or EUR 261.1 million. Investors used the Transferwise for Business platform when settling the financing. Transferwise is now valued at $3.5 billion, and the latest funding round brings the total raised by the company in both primary and secondary funding…

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