Ukraine: long awaited rains arrive

After long term September drought rains were observed throughout the whole territory of Ukraine last week. Thus, heavy rains were seen in Lvov region (Western Ukraine) – on October 4, daily precipitation totaled 54.3 mm –a lmost a monthly norm (95%). In Kharkov region 10 days precipitation amount varied within 5-12 mm, or 38-92% of…

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Kazakhstan: Ak Biday Terminal doubles grain shipments in January-September 2016

In January-September the grain terminal JSC Ak Biday Terminal, the subsidiary company of National Company Food Contract Corporation JSC, exported nearly 402.1 thousand tons of grains through its grain terminal in the Aktau port, the press-service of Food Contract Corporation declared. According to the announcement, in the same period of 2015 the shipped volumes totaled…

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Ukraine: investment interest constrained by unfavorable business climate

Investment interest in Ukraine is restrained by the unfavorable business environment in the country, according to participants of the Kyiv International Economic Forum. According to Ambassador of Canada to Ukraine Roman Waschuk, Canadian investors are interested in entering or expanding activities in Ukraine. At the same time, they are interested in certain guarantees of investment…

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