Oct 23 2014 - 15:05
EU Ambassador to Ukraine Jan Tombinski said at the Ukrainian-Lithuanian and Lithuanian-Ukrainian business councils that the gas dispute of Ukraine will end on October 29, based on information from Brussels, UNN reports.
Oct 23 2014 - 14:31
Georgian Prime Minister Irakly Garibashvili has discussed investment, Georgian economic potential and hydroelectric energy projects with U.S. corporation Honeywell. Garibashvili pointed out that Georgia had a stable political atmosphere, some of the best services in the region, low corruption and criminal risks, a simplified tax system and a rapidly-developing infrastructure, Trend reports.
Oct 23 2014 - 13:51
Rosneft Head Igor Sechin said that the U.S. Federal Reserve had stopped balancing the financial mass, resulting in the dollar strengthening in many countries. The dollar gained about 10% of its previous value compared with the euro, according to the official, Gazeta.ru reports. He added that such a change in US monetary policy affected the prices of assets and goods.
Oct 22 2014 - 14:21
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that a gas deal for winter would have been signed with Ukraine in Brussels yesterday if Ukraine confirmed its solvency, Gazeta.u reports.Novak hopes that an agreement will be reached at negotiations on October 29.
Oct 22 2014 - 11:54
Rosselkhoznadzor Head Sergey Dankvert has announced a ban on meat imports from Moldova on October 27. He emphasized that Russia and Belarus inspected the meat and considered the meat unsafe, TASS reports.Russia had earlier banned vegetables and fruits from Ukraine.
Oct 22 2014 - 08:25
The Georgian Trade and Industry Chamber and the Kazakhstani Ministry for Industry and Investment Development will open a Georgian-Kazakhstani business forum in Tbilisi today. 15 Kazakhstani companies specializing in construction, pharmaceuticals, road construction, food, chemistry and metallurgy will take part in the forum, form partnerships and activate trade-economic ties, Trend reports.
Oct 20 2014 - 15:26
Kazakhstan and France signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a direct air route from Astana to Paris in 2015. The document was signed on the eve of the upcoming session of the Kazakhstani-French inter-governmental commission and the visit of French President Francois Hollande. The flights will be made three times a week, Trend reports.Talgat Lastayev, deputy head of the committee for civil aviation of the Kazakhstani Ministry for Investments and Development, said that the flights will start in March 2015.
Oct 20 2014 - 14:23
Russia has registered 82 cases of illegal imports of unnamed quarantined products from Belarus. Russia warned Belarus that the ban will be imposed on unnamed and unlabeled products on October 20, Gazeta.ru reports.