Ukraine: vehicle production down in January 2021

In January, Ukraine manufactured 604 vehicles, down by 29% YoY, according to the Ukrainian Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association (UkrAutoProm). In particular, Ukrainian enterprises manufactured 576 cars, down by 24%. Some 251 cars were produced by ZAO Eurocar and 325 cars by PJSC Zaporizhzhia Automobile Building Plant (ZAZ). Ukraine manufactured four commercial vehicles in January, down…

Kazakhstan: government and Tatneft sign agreement on machine building development

Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Roman Sklyar and director general of Tatneft PJSC Nail Maganov have signed an agreement on participation in machine building development. The document provides for opening a high-tech manufacturing of automobile tyres in Kazakhstan, creating new jobs, meeting demands of the domestic market and boosting export potential. During the meeting the…

Ukraine: farm machinery exports down in 2019

Exports of Ukraine-made agricultural machinery in 2019 shrank by almost 10% YoY, say experts with the National Scientific Center “Institute of Agrarian Economics”. “Ukraine’s export opportunities with regard to the main types of agricultural equipment are traditionally significantly lower than import ones. However, supplies from foreign countries in 2019 declined critically, that is, by 9.4%,…