The city of Kremenchuk in central Ukraine is the first municipality in the country to receive funds from the EBRD’s Public Sector Energy Efficiency Financing Framework, which consists of €100 million of EBRD financing and €15 million of the concessional co-financing from the Clean Technology Fund.
Monthly Archives December 2017
From January 1 to January 31, 2018, for the first time in history Kazakhstan will preside over the United Nations Security Council.
Sweden's furniture group Ikea is investing almost 47 million euros in a new furniture factory in Kazlu Ruda, a town in southern Lithuania, with the project expected to create at least 20 new jobs.
The Domochay company (Belarus) has started selling frozen bakery and confectionery products directly into the United States.
The Central Bank of Azerbaijan will create a digital identification system for relations between banks and customers based on blockchain technology, according to the CBA’s statement on the main directions of the monetary policy for 2018.
Latvia’s cleantech startup Alina raises EUR 550,000 investment, opens possibility to outsource manufacturing via partners in Europe
Latvia’s innovative clay additive manufacturer Alina has raised a EUR 550,000 investment from business angel syndicate. With investments, Alina can enter the European market and create the strategic partnerships that are critical for scaling in Europe.
KPMG and Deloitte will implement in Armenia programs of a total cost of $200 million, Suren Karayan, Armenian economic development and investments minister, said in an interview.
Investments, participation of businesses in projects in the territory of free economic zones to be simplified in Kazakhstan
The presentation of the bill "On introducing changes and additions to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on special economic and industrial zones, attracting investments, developing and promoting exports" was held in the Kazakh parliament. The new law will eliminate legislative barriers and simplify procedures for the participation of businesses in projects in the territory of free economic zones.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations will continue supporting development of beekeeping in Azerbaijan, Melek Cakmak, head of the FAO Partnership and Liaison Office, told reporters. She said that the FAO intends to launch another project in this sphere in 2018.