Turkmenistan: Ashgabat and Ankara discuss interstate cooperation

Turkmenistan’s Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov met with Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Yildirim Tugrul Turkes in Ashgabat, the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said in a message. The two sides discussed the topical issues of interstate cooperation, and expressed their mutual interest in further development of the dialogue in trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres. The parties noted…


Turkmenistan buys Boeing 737-800

Turkmenistan has bought another Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The purchase was carried out in line with the contract signed in April 2014. The range of non-stop flight of Boeing-737-800, which reaches 5,660 kilometers, allows using them for passenger flights to Almaty, Ankara, Istanbul, Delhi, Dubai, Kazan, Minsk, Moscow, St. Petersburg and other cities of the Eurasian…


Uzbekistan: gas condensate imports from Turkmenistan up

Uzbekistan will increase the supply of gas condensate from Turkmenistan to load the Bukhara oil refinery, Turkmenneft state concern reported citing Uzbekneftegaz National Holding Company. A number of documents on cooperation in the economic and energy spheres, including an agreement between Uzbekneftegaz and Turkmennebit (Turkmenneft) were signed during the visit of Uzbekistan’s President Shavkat Mirziyoyev…


Ukraine: pine strawberry exports up in May 2017

In May Ukraine exported 454 tons of pine strawberries, up 1.4-fold YoY, a record figure for the years of the country’s independence.

According to the analysts, Belarus remains the main importer of Ukrainian pine strawberries. (Ukrinform/Business World Magazine)

Kazakhstan: airfare to get cheaper

Airline ticket prices may drop in Kazakhstan next year. Minister for Investment and Development Zhenis Kassymbek revealed at the briefing after the session of the Kazakh government that a drop in airline ticket prices might be expected next year. According to Minister Kassymbek, airfare will get cheaper but only if Kazakhstani air carriers have enough…


Ukraine: Ukravtodor to start conducting all purchases via e-procurement system ProZorro from August 2017

The State Agency of Automobile Roads of Ukraine (Ukravtodor) will start carrying out all purchases via the e-procurement system ProZorro from August 1. The relevant report has been posted on the website of the Infrastructure Ministry. “Starting from August 1, the State Agency of Automobile Roads of Ukraine, which deals with the maintenance and minor…


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:…


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…