Ukraine: NBU suggests NSDC to ban Russian state banks’ subsidiaries from executing transactions in favor of their parent banks

The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) has suggested implementing the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) decision by banning the Ukrainian subsidiaries of Russian state-owned banks from moving capital outside Ukraine. “The imposition of such sanctions means prohibiting the carrying out of any financial operations in favor of the parent bank, i.e. granting interbank loans,…

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Kazakhstan: two banks to merge

The shareholders of Kazakhstan’s Tengri Bank and Capital Bank Kazakhstan have signed a memorandum of intent to merge, the press-services of two banks said in a message on March 15. The bank’s consolidated capital will be 43.2 billion tenge and the bank will rise to the 17th place among second tier banks in Kazakhstan. Currently,…

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Ukraine not participating in PrivatBank’s arbitration against Russia in The Hague

Information that Ukraine is allegedly actively engaged in international court proceedings initiated by PrivatBank against the Russian Federation regarding the compensation of damage from the loss of the banking business and assets due to illegal Crimea annexation is false, the Finance Ministry of Ukraine has reported. “The Ukrainian State does not participate in the claims…

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Belarus: dairy farming practices praised

Belarus’ experience in dairy farming is great and is worth to learn from, Chairman of the National Union of Milk Producers Soyuzmoloko (Russia) Andrei Danilenko said. “There is no denying that Belarus has a number of objective advantages that enable its farmers to manufacture highly-competitive products in terms of prices. Firstly, Belarus has long been…

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