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.
In January, 2018 trade turnover with EU countries increased by 6.6 percent year-on-year and amounted to $211.5 million, shows the preliminary data from the National Statistics Office of Georgia.
UZTRADE and ELMI Ltd. signed a contract for supply of melons for US$5 million to European countries. The contract was signed within the framework of the international exhibition Fruit Logistica 2018 in Berlin (Germany).
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved a 10 million USD loan for Moldova’s education system reform.
During negotiations between Uztekstilprom Association (Uzbekistan) and Ambassador of Hungary to Uzbekistan Peter Santo and the Association management, the sides discussed supplying high-quality textile products of domestic producers to the Hungarian market. The sides noted the untapped potential in the sphere of mutual trade. During the period of 2017, exports of textile products to Hungary reached $33,800.
American oil company ExxonMobil became a shareholder of BTC Co., which manages the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline, reads BP's report on the results of activities in Azerbaijan in 2017. ExxonMobil acquired 2.5 percent of BTC shares from CIECO.
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.