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2011-03-03 14:31:00
Ukraine to announce this summer first tender to develop Oleska shale gas area.
Ukraine is planning to announce this summer the first tender for the development
of shale gas, First Deputy Minister of Environment and Natural Resources
Volodymyr Ihnashchenko has said.

2011-03-03 14:10:00
Yanukovych, Biden discuss strategic partnership.
Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke on
the phone to discuss common agenda following the meeting of the U.S.-Ukraine
Strategic Partnership Commission on February 15. The conversation was initiated
by the U.S. side, according to a statement posted on the White Housewebsite.

2011-03-03 14:01:00
Ukraine first passes GDP milestone of UAH 1 trillion.
Ukraine for the first time has passed a milestone of UAH 1 trillion (USD 1 - UAH
7.94) in terms of GDP, Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said at a meeting of the
Cabinet of Ministers on Wednesday.

2011-03-03 13:32:00
Coke production up.
Ukrainian coke plants in January-February 2011 increased the production of
metallurgical coke of 6% moisture content by 9.6% compared to the same period in
2010, up to 3.162 million tons, the UkrKoks union of coke enterprisessays.

2011-03-03 12:36:00
Premium-class brands rating made in Ukraine.
A rating of premium class brands has been made in Ukraine. The UMG-International
company launched appropriate reviews. True, the researchers admit that
respondents make within the country only 30-40% of the total volume of purchases
in a particular category, Ekonomicheskie Izvestiareported.

2011-03-03 12:33:00
Ukrainian Exchange trades on rise.
Total trade volume at the Ukrainian Exchange in February 2011 stood at UAH billion (USD 1 - UAH 7.937), which is 54.87% higher than in
January 2011 ( UAH 4 649.810.569.74 billion), and the total number of
transactions concluded at the stock exchange rose 20.57% to 179, 852, the
Ukrainian exchange said in astatement.

2011-03-03 12:19:00
EBRD ready to annually invest up to EUR 500 m in oil and gas projects.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is ready to annually
invest up to EUR 500 million in oil and gas projects in Ukraine in the form of
long-term loans to oil and gas companies.

2011-03-03 11:24:00
Trading on interbank opens with euro growth.
Bidding in the US dollar on the interbank foreign exchange market opened in the
range 7.9455-7.9495 UAH/USD Thursday.

2011-03-03 11:21:00
Wage up 4% in January-February 2011.
The average wage of full-time employees in January-February 2011 rose by 4%
compared to the same period of 2010, to UAH 2, 297 (UAH 7.93 / USD 1), the State
Statistics Service has reported.

2011-03-03 11:12:00
FTA agreement with Ukraine will strengthen EU's competitiveness.
The agreement on a free trade zone between Ukraine and European Union will
strengthen the competitiveness of the EU itself. This opinion was expressed by
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Kostiantyn Hryshchenko at a joint press conference
with Foreign Minister of Germany, Guido Westerwelle, during his official visit