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Putin May Be Own Biggest Hurdle in Plan to Woo Foreign Investors

Putin May Be Own Biggest Hurdle in Plan to Woo Foreign Investors

President Vladimir Putin is considering selling stakes in some of Russia’s state jewels to foreign buyers to raise cash for an economy brought to its knees by the collapse in oil prices and sanctions related to Ukraine. Investors are dubious. On the surface, an opportunity to buy into such firms …

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Georgia Plans to Export Citrus to Central Asia

Citrus in Georgia

In the near future, Georgian citruses might be  exported  to Central Asia. As the Minister of Agriculture of Georgia Zaur Putkaradze  states CBW, the Ministry  is actively negotiating on this issue. It is assumed that the products can be transported to Central Asia in a  ferry across the Caspian Sea. “Our …

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Georgia Exports 200 Tonnes of Mandarins to Ukraine

Citrus in Georgia

Ten trucks loaded with 200 tonnes of mandarins are on their way from Georgia to Ukraine. The orange harvest is in full swing in Georgia and the country has started to sell locally grown citrus fruit all throughout Georgia and in foreign markets. Georgia’s Agriculture Minister Otar Danelia said the …

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Making The Most of The DCFTA For Georgia, Ukraine And Moldova

Making The Most of The DCFTA For Georgia, Ukraine And Moldova

Interview with Nino Samvelidze, Manager of the Project, EU Programs Manager at PMCG. International development consulting company PMCG recently organized a knowledge sharing conference in Chisinau, Moldova Making the Most of the DCFTA. The event was supported by International Visegrad Fund and aimed to assist Moldavan and Georgian businesses, entrepreneurs …

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Russia to Resume Gas Supplies to Ukraine from October 12

Gas deliveries to Ukraine will resume on Monday, Russia’s Gazprom CEO Aleksey Miller said, adding that an advance payment for this month’s gas will be made by Kiev on Friday, October 9. Russian gas will be pumped into Ukraine’s underground storage facilities. Ukraine has already accumulated 15.7 bcm of gas, …

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World Bank: Ukraine’s Economy will Start Growing in 2016

World Bank sees signs of economic stabilization in Ukraine and says economic growth can already be expected in the country in 2016. World Bank’s country director for Belorussia, Moldova and Ukraine Qimiao Fan stated at a press conference. “We see the early signs of stabilization. The fiscal deficit has been …

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Georgian Ambassador to Ukraine: Many Ukrainian Companies Apply to Us

An interview with Georgia’s Ambassador to Ukraine Mikheil Ukleba The government’s desire to strengthen the economic aspect of diplomacy  was named the main reason for appointing the Minister of Economy of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili as the head the Foreign Ministry. New Economy Minister Dmitry Kumsiashvili said that ambassadors to various …

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Everything You Need To Know About Ukraine’s $18 Billion Debt

Ukraine reached a bond-restructuring agreement with about half of its private-sector creditors on Thursday after five months of negotiations. Below are the details of the terms of the agreement and what happens next. Which bonds are included? The deal covers $18 billion of Ukraine’s foreign debt, including 11 government Eurobonds …

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Ukraine Celebrates Independence Day

Thousands of servicemen marched in downtown Kiev on Monday to mark Ukraine’s Independence Day. The troops carried rifles but, unlike last year, the parade did not feature any of the more powerful weaponry which could be viewed as sensitive as Ukraine is mired in a conflict between government forces and …

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