The National company “Kazakh Invest” and German Economy Representative Office for Central Asia have agreed to activate investment cooperation between the two countries.
Monthly Archives February 2018
In 2017, compared to 2016, the trade turnover volume between Armenia and Switzerland increased by 3.5 times: in particular, the export to Switzerland increased by nearly 30%, Executive Director of the Development Foundation of Armenia, told reporters during the first Armenia-Switzerland business meeting.
The Estonian bank LHV is opening a branch in London. The UK Financial Conduct Authority has granted the bank approval and the financial institution will now register an entity at Companies House.
The Open Budget Survey 2017, an independent, comparative measure of central government budget transparency, was released on January 30. The states were given a score out of 100 for each category that measured how governments managed public finances.
Fitch Ratings has upgraded six Belarus banks' Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) to 'B' from 'B-'. The Outlooks on the IDRs are Stable.
According to Overseas Business Risk – Azerbaijan report of the Department for International Trade of the UK Government, Azerbaijan is the second most successful country where Oil & Gas High Value Campaign is implemented.
Georgia is improving its place in the world in terms of economic freedom in the latest survey by the Heritage Foundation. The Index of Economic Freedom survey ranked Georgia in 16th place among 186 countries after it gained 76.2 points.
Euroapotheca, the owner of Eurovaistine, a major Lithuanian pharmacy chain, has obtained regulatory approval for its takeover of a chain of nearly 160 pharmacies in Sweden.
The European Investment Bank and the European Investment Fund, which are the members of the EIB Group, have issued EUR9 million guarantees to Ukrgasbank (Ukraine) to support lending to small and medium-sized enterprises.