The prospect of opening two air routes over the Black Sea will be discussed at a meeting of the Black Sea Task Force of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in March this year.
Ukraine could become a transit country for delivery of raw materials from the Southern Hemisphere to Europe, through ports and by rail to the country’s western border crossings.
According to media reports, Russian trucks are being blocked in 10 regions of Ukraine.
The Ukrainian prime minister thanked Turkey for providing a five-year loan of USD 50 million.
Ukraine does not plan to buy coal from South Africa before the end of the current heating season. Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Volodymyr Demchyshyn announced this.
The proportion of Ukrainian goods that was transported on transit through the territory of Russia to other countries in 2015 was approximately 4.5% of the country’s total exports and it was worth about USD 1.6 billion.
Infrastructure Minister Andrii Pyvovarskyi and Health Minister Alexander Kvitashvili have said that they will withdraw their resignation letters.
Oleksandr Zavhorodnyi also said that Ukrzaliznytsia is currently working to persuade other European shippers to use the Ukraine-China train
The pilot container train departed from Illichivsk on the route Ukraine-Georgia-Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan-China on 15 January.
China has welcomed Ukraine’s launch of a new train on the Silk Road trade route through Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and China, bypassing Russia. The Chinese Foreign Ministry’s official representative Hua Chunying announced this.
The United States has offered to assist Ukraine in finding professional directors, including directors for key state companies. The relevant issue was discussed at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
The Ukrainian State Air Traffic Services Enterprise (UkSATSE) provided air navigation services for 234,861 flights in 2015, which is 32.4% less than the number in 2014.
The Kryukov Railcar Building Works (Kremenchuk, Poltava region) reduced production of freight cars by 83% to 410 in 2015.
Surcharge on owners of gasoline filling stations and taxes account for about 60% of the cost of gasoline and diesel fuel in Ukraine. This is stated in a report by the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry.
The Ukrainian State Air Traffic Services Enterprise (UkSATSE) made a net profit of UAH 171 million in the period of January-June 2015, which is UAH 185 million less than its net profit of UAH 356 million in the first half of 2014.
The parliament adopted the Law on State Budget for 2016 by 263 votes on Friday night with projected revenues of UAH 595.1 billion, which exceeds the projected revenues of the 2015 state budget by 15.1% or UAH 88.1 billion.
According to the Russian government, "the adopted decision is aimed at extending the special retaliatory economic measures in relation to Ukraine."
According to Altcom’s Board Chairman Oleksandr Tislenko, this contract constitutes nearly 20% of Ukraine’s total exports to Iraq this year.
Artem Dashkovsky, deputy director of Rail World Ukraine, tells the CFTS on locomotives renewal, private rail business perspectives and Western attitude towards Ukrainian Railways reforming process.
The owner of the Turkish ferry that operates between Zonguldak and Skadovsk has approved a timetable according to which the ferry will travel to Ukraine once a week until the end of 2015.