Russia supplied 777,500 tonnes of coal to Ukraine from January to May 2017, Ukraine’s energy and coal industry ministry said on Friday.
Eighty markets have been registered as state property in the DPR, said an MP Sergey Zavdoveyev.
“Eighty markets across the Republic have passed into state property.”
Another 40 markets are to be registered as state property by the end of June.
The International Agreement between the chambers of commerce and industry of the Donetsk People’s Republic and the Republic of Crimea was signed in Donetsk on June 16.
''Our primary objective is to minimize the development of cash circulation in the Republic and increase cashless transfers. We have a lot of project concerning credit cards and V-banking which are to be developed . Each person enters the supermarket and sees that one can pay not just with cash but with a credit card,'' said Irina Nikitina, the DPR Central Bank’s Chairman.
On Tuesday, June 13, the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic, Alexander Zakharchenko, paid a working visit to the Donetsk special-purpose welding materials manufacturer, LTD Arksel.
Ukraine plans to file before June 23 an appeal on a dispute about three billion dollars’ debt to Russia, press service of Ukraine’s Finance Ministry said on Saturday.
The introduction of external management at a number of enterprises under the Ukrainian jurisdiction located in the territory of the DPR stemmed from Kiev’s inability to resolve economic issues, stated Deputy Chairperson of the People’s Council Olga Makeyeva.
The DPR authorities are in talks with friendly states representatives over opening of foreign banks’ offices in the Republic, stated the DPR Central Bank governor Irina Nikitina.
392.9 million dollars of foreign direct investment were invested in the economy of Ukraine for January-March 2017. Such data without taking into account the territory of the Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, as well as part of the ATO zone in Donbass, was published by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine on Wednesday, May 31.
Lugansk enterprises' sales amounted to 8.5 billion rubles in the first four months of the year, that is 1.6 times more than for the same period last year, said the city administration's economic department.
The number of staff members at Lugansk-based companies has increased by 5,000 over a year, the city administration press service reported citing the economic department.
“The number of staff employees in Lugansk reached 75,300 in April 2017, increasing by 5,000, or 7 percent year-on-year,” the report said.
On May 26, the Head of the Donetsk People's Republic visited the Donetsk Electrotechnical Plant, at which receivership had been introduced recently.
Retirement age for the population of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) won’t be raised, DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko stated this on Friday (May 26).
“Despite the difficult situation, we won’t raise the retirement age,” pointed out Alexander Zakharchenko.
The DPR Trade and Industry Ministry together with the Wholesales Centre Most showcased their programme for the Republican consumer market development.
The acting Head of the Ministry Aleksey Granovsky and the Most supermarket director Tatyana Askarova, local administrations' heads attended the event.
The Ukrainian authorities extended the sanctions regime against 30 Russian banks, with 12 of them being deprived of licenses, and two more reorganized.
It will take about two years and $1 billion to block all Russian Internet sites in Ukraine, said Alexander Fediyenko, the board chairman of the Internet Association of Ukraine.
In a 112.Ukraine TV channel broadcast, Fediyenko commented on the Ukrainian president’s Tuesday decree to block access to a number of Russian-language internet resources.