The IFC intends to start implementing a new program in March-April 2018 to provide consulting assistance to Belarus, reported Olga Shcherbina, head of the IFC representative office in Belarus. The program will be aimed at improving the business environment, the investment climate.
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Ukraine’s agrarian exports to the European Union rose by 39.7% (from $2.88 billion to $4.03 billion), according to First Deputy Agrarian Policy Minister Maksym Martyniuk.
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a 10 million USD loan for Moldova’s education system reform.
The ministries, central banks, crisis resolution institutions and financial supervision authorities of the Nordic and Baltic countries have signed a cooperation agreement of mutual understanding on the organization of cooperation concerning cross-border financial stability.
After meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs of Moldova, EU Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn reiterated that “the citizens of Moldova can rest assured that the EU remains committed to pursuing political association and economic integration with the Republic of Moldova”.
Belarus has drafted a list of 100 top-priority pilot investment projects (proposals) for the new industrialization of regions. The total volume of investment in the projects is estimated at around $4 billion.
According to an analytical article published by Carnegie Europe, Ukraine has intensified its energy reform efforts, partly due to the country’s accession to the Energy Community in 2011.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman says Ukraine's exports to the European Union countries in 2017 soared by 21% against 2016. According to the official, exports to the EU were estimated at $20 billion, which accounted for 40.5% of the total export structure.
Ukraine will become a new destination of Ryanair, and flights to the country will start to be operated in fall 2018. This information was confirmed by Chief Legal Officer/Secretary at Ryanair Holdings Juliusz Komorek in an interview with the Polish media.