Ukraine to increase exports of goods to Canada

First Deputy Prime Minister and Economic Development and Trade Minister Stepan Kubiv has said that Ukraine is interested to increase exports of goods to Canada. In a post on his Facebook page, he wrote: “With my colleague Minister of International Trade of Canada Francois-Philippe Champagne we discussed new opportunities for trade. A total of 154…

Belarus: exports to Poland up in January-August 2017

Belarus’ exports to Poland went up by 19% in January-August, Belarus’ Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Evgeny Shestakov said at the 5th meeting of the Belarusian-Polish working group on trade and investment on October 25. The working group is part of the Belarus-Polish joint commission on economic cooperation. “According to the Belarusian statistics, the bilateral…

Belarus: Russia’s tomato re-export accusations dismissed as groundless

Accusations made by the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of Russia (Rosselkhoznadzor), which believes Belarus re-exports tomatoes, are groundless, Belarusian Agriculture and Food Minister Leonid Zayats declared. The official reminded that the Russian agency already inspected gardens, farms, and storage facilities in Belarus at the beginning of the year. “Tensions were relieved and…

Turkmenistan expanding trade with Georgia

The opening ceremony of the Tbilisi Sea Plaza shopping mall was held in Tbilisi, Georgia, the Turkmen Foreign Ministry said in a message. According to the message, “Turkmenistan” store with a wide range of textile products, carpets and rugs, souvenirs, was opened in the shopping mall. Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili attended the opening ceremony.…

Turkmenistan: Poland interested in boosting ties

Poland is interested in boosting relations with Turkmenistan, Polish President Andrzej Duda said in his message to his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Poland is interested in intensifying relations with Turkmenistan to use the potential of cooperation between the…

Kazakhstan: trade turnover with Vietnam doubled

From October 2016 to July 2017, the trade turnover between the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has more than doubled, according to the Eurasian Economic Commission’s press service. According to the Commission, since the Free Trade Agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Vietnam came into force, in October 2016…

Ukraine: exports to Iran up in January-May 2017

In January-May the volume of Ukrainian exports to the Islamic Republic of Iran increased by 78% YoY, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ukraine, Gennadiy Chyzhykov stated, during the Ukrainian-Iranian business forum. “In 2016, comparing with 2015, exports from Ukraine to Iran increased by 32%, while imports from Iran – by 30%.…

Belarus: Minsk trades with 188 countries in 2016

Minsk conducted export and import operations with 188 countries in 2016, the National Statistics Committee reported. Last year the Belarusian capital exported $8.1 billion worth of products, or 34.6% of the country’s aggregate exports. Minsk companies exported tractors and tractive units, trucks, chemical products, refrigerators and freezers, timber, component parts for trucks and tractors, buses,…

Belarus: trade with Vietnam up in H1 2017

Belarus-Vietnam trade increased almost by one third in H1, Vietnam’s Ambassador to Belarus Le Anh announced. “Over the six months of 2017 the bilateral trade grew by 29.8% YoY. We have another six months to increase the figures. There are prospects to reach great results by the end of the year,” said Le Anh. According…

Turkmenistan opens trade house in Afghanistan

The opening of the “Turkmenistan” trading house has taken place in Mazar-i-Sharif city of the Afghan province of Balkh. The project was implemented by the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Turkmenistan together with Afghan private companies with the assistance of state structures of the two countries. The opening ceremony was attended by heads of…