Ukraine has excellent opportunities for selling halal products in the Middle East. In the coming years, this market may become one of the most attractive for Ukrainian exporters.
- 28.11.2017 13:41
In January-October 2017, exports of Ukrainian agricultural products increased by $2.7 billion or 22.7% compared to the same period in 2016 and totaled $14.7 billion, while imports grew by 8% and totaled $ 3.6 billion, according to Deputy Agrarian Policy and Food Minister of Ukraine on European Integration Olha Trofimtseva.
In October 2017, the deficit of the state budget decreased to UAH 13.6 billion compared with September 2017 (including UAH 12.6 billion in the general fund) against UAH 23.5 billion and UAH 22.8 billion, respectively.
Low-cost airline Wizz Air resumes flights from the Kharkiv airport and launches five new routes from the regional airports of Lviv and Kharkiv in 2018.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman declares the need to involve Ukrainian companies in the infrastructure projects of the New Silk Road.
In January-September 2017, enterprises and organizations of Ukraine used UAH 259.5 billion of capital investments, which is 20.7% more compared to the same period last year, the State Statistics Service reported.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) audit will be carried out in Ukraine in 2018.
Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan wrote this on his Facebook page.
The Deposit Guarantee Fund will carry out payments to the depositors of JSC Delta Bank from November 27, 2017 to January 9, 2018, the fund's press service reports.
Kyiv's accession to the Trans-European Transport Networks (TEN-T) will help increase the competitiveness of Ukraine's transport corridors, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has reported.
The State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine and the Energy Efficiency Fund of Moldova have signed a memorandum of understanding, the press service of the Ukrainian government has reported.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has discussed with Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico the issue of gas supplies to Ukraine and cooperation in the field of energy security.
PJSC State Savings Bank of Ukraine Oshchadbank, MasterCard and Google have launched the Android Pay contactless payment app in Ukraine.
About EUR 750 mln invested in development of renewable energy sources in Ukraine over past three years
Over the past three years, about EUR 400 million have been invested in the non-gas heat production in Ukraine and another EUR 345 million - in renewable energy projects, the press service of the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving reports.
PJSC State Food and Grain Corporation of Ukraine (SFGCU) has entered the markets of Qatar and Lithuania in the current marketing year, the corporation’s press service reports.
NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine in January-October 2017 bought 19 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas, which is 14% more compared with the same period last year, the company’s press service reported.