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Ukraine, Azerbaijan to discuss economic cooperation development

KIEV: Azerbaijan and Ukraine will discuss economic cooperation development, as First Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv visits Azerbaijan. Within the framework of the visit, Stepan Kubiv will meet Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizadeh, Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev and other officials. The meetings will discuss economic, commercial cooperation, implementation of joint ... Read More »

Ukraine, Poland presidents order acceleration of building gas interconnector between states

KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and President of Poland Andrzej Duda have ordered the acceleration of building a gas interconnector between the two countries, press secretary of the Ukrainian president Sviatoslav Tseholko wrote on Twitter. As reported, Ukraine’s gas transportation operator Ukrtransgaz and Polish gas transportation operator Gaz-System have prepared a feasibility study for the construction of a gas interconnector ... Read More »

Ukraine, China sign agreement of understanding in application of trade safeguards tools

KIEV: Ukraine’s Economic Development and Trade Ministry and China’s Ministry of Commerce have made arrangements concerning mutual understanding in application of trade safeguards tools in international trade. An Interfax-Ukraine correspondent has reported that the agreement as signed by Deputy Economic Development and Trade Minister and Trade Representative Natalia Mykolska and Vice Minister of Commerce Qian Keming in Kyiv on Thursday. ... Read More »

Ukraine, Iran consider oil deliveries

KIEV: Ukraine and Iran are considering the possibility of oil deliveries to refineries of Ukraine and Europe, a source in Ukraine’s Energy and Coal Industry Ministry told Trend. “Currently the ministry and Iranian side are studying the possibility of deliveries of Iran’s oil to meet the needs of Ukrainian oil refineries, as well as processing plants located in the Central ... Read More »

Ukraine, India confirm plans to boost defense cooperation

KIEV: Ukraine and India seek to expand defense cooperation. The press service of the Ukroboronprom State Concern reported last week that during the negotiations with Indian top defense sector managers held at the Defexpо India 2016 Land, Naval & Internal Homeland Security Systems Exhibition (March 38 through March 31) in South Goa, India. Mutual interest was expressed in developing cooperation ... Read More »

Ukraine, OPIC, IFC seek investment for natural gas purchases

KIEV: Ukraine, jointly with the International Finance Corporation and Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), is working on arranging private financing to buy natural gas for the next winter, a senior official at Naftogaz Ukrayiny said Wednesday. Goldman Sachs is helping Ukraine in this project, Yuriy Vitrenko, enterprise development chief at Naftogaz, said. IFC is a private investment arm of the World ... Read More »

South Africa imports yellow maize from Argentina, Ukraine

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa, which needs to import millions of tons of maize this year because of a drought, will source hundreds of thousands of tons of white maize in the coming months from Mexico, likely beginning in May, local and foreign traders said. White maize is the staple source of calories for most South African households but shortages are looming, ... Read More »

Egypt’s GASC purchases 115,000 tonnes wheat from Russia, Ukraine

CAIRO: Egypt’s state grain buyer, the General Authority for Supply Commodities (GASC), has bought 115,000 tonnes of Russian and Ukraine wheat in a tender for Dec. 11-20 shipment, it said. Egypt, one of the world’s biggest importers of wheat, bought 60,000 tonnes of Russian wheat and 55,000 tonnes of Ukraine wheat, GASC Vice-Chairman Mamdouh Abdel Fattah said. GASC bought the ... Read More »

Ukraine continue to increasing rates of export supplies of flour on Asian market

KIEV:  Ukraine continues actively increasing the rates of export supplies of wheat flour on the Asian market. Thus, during 2 months of 2015/16 MY, Ukraine exported nearly 51 thsd tonnes of wheat flour, an increase of 2.1 times compared with the same period of 2014/15 MY (24.1 thsd tonnes). In the beginning of the current season, China (nearly 13 thsd ... Read More »

Ukraine, Albania discuss prospects for increasing trade of agriculture products

KIEV: Officials with the Ukraine and Albania met on Sept. 3 to discuss prospects for increasing trade of agriculture products between the two nations. The meeting was part of the VII International Economic Forum: “Innovations. Investments. Kharkiv Initiatives.” In the first seven months of the year, trade of agricultural products between the two nations amounted to $4.26 million. Ukraine is ... Read More »

Ukraine, Egypt agrees to deepen cooperation among customs agencies

KIEV: Ukraine and Egypt have agreed to deepen cooperation between the customs agencies, which will simplify export and import operations and customs clearance, as well as liberalize the customs procedures in Ukraine for Egypt-made farm produce, the Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Ministry said. The agreement was made at a meeting of Ukraine’s Deputy Economic Development and Trade Minister, who ... Read More »

Ukraine, Egypt agrees to deepen cooperation among customs agencies

KIEV: Ukraine and Egypt have agreed to deepen cooperation between the customs agencies, which will simplify export and import operations and customs clearance, as well as liberalize the customs procedures in Ukraine for Egypt-made farm produce, the Ukrainian Economic Development and Trade Ministry said. The agreement was made at a meeting of Ukraine’s Deputy Economic Development and Trade Minister, who ... Read More »

Russia, Ukraine, EU to hold trilateral talks about supply of natural gas at end August

KIEV: Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission will hold trilateral talks about the supply of natural gas at the end of August in Vienna, Ukrainian Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchshyn told a briefing on Monday. The European Commission has been mediating in a gas pricing dispute between Russia and Ukraine, an important transit route for gas to the EU, for more ... Read More »

Russia, Ukraine, EU to hold trilateral talks about supply of natural gas at end August

KIEV: Russia, Ukraine and the European Commission will hold trilateral talks about the supply of natural gas at the end of August in Vienna, Ukrainian Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchshyn told a briefing on Monday. The European Commission has been mediating in a gas pricing dispute between Russia and Ukraine, an important transit route for gas to the EU, for more ... Read More »

Greece, Ukraine Dominate G-7 Summit

ATHENS: Leaders of the seven largest industrialized countries arrived for a summit in which their governments aimed to preserve a united front on Russian sanctions and find ways to avoid an escalation of Greece’s debt crisis. Both the conflict in Ukraine and the standoff between Athens and its creditors–which could lead to a Greek default if negotiators fail to reach ... Read More »

Greece, Ukraine Dominate G-7 Summit

ATHENS: Leaders of the seven largest industrialized countries arrived for a summit in which their governments aimed to preserve a united front on Russian sanctions and find ways to avoid an escalation of Greece’s debt crisis. Both the conflict in Ukraine and the standoff between Athens and its creditors–which could lead to a Greek default if negotiators fail to reach ... Read More »

Ukraine cuts gas imports by 30% as Russia loses out to EU

KIEV: Ukraine’s state-owned gas pipe network Ukrtransgaz has announced a 30% reduction in gas imports with some officials caliming the reduction was thanks to increased efficiency. Ukraine imported three times more gas from Europe than from Russia over the last nine months Ukrtransgaz says. According to energy sector experts, the three countries supplying “reverse” (or west to east) gas flows ... Read More »

Ukraine cuts gas imports by 30% as Russia loses out to EU

KIEV: Ukraine’s state-owned gas pipe network Ukrtransgaz has announced a 30% reduction in gas imports with some officials caliming the reduction was thanks to increased efficiency. Ukraine imported three times more gas from Europe than from Russia over the last nine months Ukrtransgaz says. According to energy sector experts, the three countries supplying “reverse” (or west to east) gas flows ... Read More »

Ukrainian sea ports process 10.43 million tonnes of grain cargoes

KIEV: In January-April period of 2015, the Ukrainian sea ports processed 10.43 mln tonnes of grain cargoes (including 10.24 mln tonnes of grains), a decrease of 3.7% compared with the same period of 2014, declared the State Enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority on May 6. In particular, state stevedoring companies processed 1.16 mln tonnes of grains at berths of Ukrainian ... Read More »

Ukraine pledges tax system reform by autumn

KIEV: Ukraine’s newly appointed head of the State Fiscal Service, Roman Nasirov, said Tuesday that by autumn his country will implement a “comprehensive” taxation system reform. “We need three to four months to carry out the tax reform. We believe that the budget plan for 2016 would be built on a new tax system,” Nasirov told reporters at a press ... Read More »