Armenia: exports up in May 2019

According to the National Statistical Service of Armenia, Armenia recorded a 11.7% growth of exports of goods in May 2019 against May 2018. Some types of the goods recorded double-digit rise of export in May 2019 against May 2018, as well as in the January-May of this year against the same period of 2018. Some…

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Azerbaijan: average monthly salary in Baku up in January-April 2019

In January-April the average monthly salary in Baku increased by 3.9% YoY and amounted to 820 manats, the Baku city Statistical Department reported. The employees of enterprises and organizations engaged in industrial, financial and insurance, professional, scientific and technical spheres, as well as ICT and construction sectors had the biggest average monthly salaries. The employees…

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Tajikistan: EBRD president discusses private sector development

Suma Chakrabarti, President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), held a meeting on July 1 on private sector development issues and regional integration with heads of ministries, departments, private sector representatives, and entrepreneurs of Tajikistan. Davlatali Said, First Deputy Prime Minister, noted that Tajikistan considered the EBRD to be one of the…

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Azerbaijan: tax revenues to state budget from banks and insurance companies up in January-May 2019

In January-May financial revenues from banks and insurance companies through the Ministry of Taxes to Azerbaijan’s state budget increased by 48.4% YoY. The total revenue value from banks and insurance companies for the reporting period amounted to 180.2 million manats. Over a quarter of all tax transfers accounted for the industrial sector – 560.9 million…

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Ukraine: UIA launches combined aircraft + bus service

On July 1 Ukraine International Airlines in cooperation with JSC “Atass-Borispol” launched intermodal transportation between Vinnytsia and Boryspil International Airport. Through tickets are available on UIA website, at UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies. The UIA combined services connecting Vinnytsia and Kyiv are operated daily on Neoplan buses. Buses depart from Terminal D, Boryspil…

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Ukraine: Lviv International Airport passenger flow on international flights up in June 2019

Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport serviced 227.4 thousand passengers in June, up by 30.8% YoY, according to a report posted on the airport’s official Facebook page. In June the number of passengers serviced on international flights totaled 208.8 thousand (+34.9%), and on domestic flights – 18.6 thousand (-2.1%). The number of flights over the reporting…

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Kyrgyzstan: pedestrian overpass built on Bishkek – Naryn – Torugart road

Construction of a pedestrian overpass is underway on Bishkek – Naryn – Torugart road, press service of the Ministry of Transport and Roads of Kyrgyzstan reported. The overpass is being built at the 63rd kilometer. “All the concrete and earthworks have been completed, mounting of the above-ground pedestrian crossing constructions is underway,” the ministry said.…

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Lithuania: Revolut poses no security threat

A special Lithuanian governmental commission gave the same verdict that Revolut’s activities did not run counter to the country’s national interests after completing its third review of the UK-based fintech start-up. The commission that vets transactions by strategic enterprises took the decision on June 25. Revolut Bank plans to start operating as a specialized bank…

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Kyrgyzstan: State Construction Agency promises schools, kindergartens and sports facilities

At least 1.5 billion soms are provided in the budget of Kyrgyzstan for construction and overhaul of social and cultural facilities, the State Secretary of the State Agency of Architecture, Construction, Housing and Communal Services under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic Samat Borubaev announced at a press conference. According to him, the main area…

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