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Ukraine exports 24mn Tonne grain so far in 2014-15 KIEV: Ukraine has exported 24.0 million tonnes of grain since July 1, 0.4 percent more than in the same period a year earlier, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday.This includes 9.1 million tonnes of wheat, 10.8 million tonnes of maize and 3.9 million tonnes of barley, it said in a statement.The ministry has said Ukrainian grain exports are likely to rise to about 37 million tonnes this season from 32.8 million in the previous season.Ukraine harvested 63.8 million tonnes of grain in 2014.Copyright Reuters, 2015 ...

London copper slips as China returns, selling resumes MELBOURNE: London copper slipped on Wednesday from a six-week high hit the session before, as China returned from a week-long holiday and resumed selling on the prospect of ample local metal supply.Activity in China's mammoth factory sector edged to a four-month high in February but export orders shrank at their fastest rate in 20 months, a private survey showed, painting a murky outlook that could boost the case for more policy support."What we need from ...
Raw sugar hits 5-year low, arabicas edge up LONDON: Raw sugar futures hit a 5-year low, weighed by a weak real currency and rainfall in Brazil auguring for a big crop this year, while arabica coffee edged up on chart-based buying, but remained near a one-year low.Cocoa futures steadied, with London futures underpinned by a firm pound.At 1523 GMT, ICE May raw sugar futures were down 0.03 cent or 0.2 percent at 14.10 cents a lb. They had previously tapped 14.02 cents, the ...
Strong exports help to support rebound in EU wheat PARIS: European wheat prices were firm on Tuesday, buoyed by strong export volumes which helped spur a rebound from a sharp drop the previous day, traders said.May milling wheat on Euronext, the most actively traded contract, rose 0.50 euro or 0.3 percent to 185.25 euros a tonne by 1656 GMT. On Monday, the May contract had fallen 2.50 euros, breaking its 186.25 support. Traders put the next support level at 184.25 euros a tonne."It's tough ...
Copper hits 6-week high after Fed rate policy comments LONDON: Copper surged to a six-week high on Tuesday after the US central bank chief said it was preparing to consider rate rises on a meeting-by-meeting basis, Greece secured a bailout extension and oil prices rebounded.The dollar edged lower and bond yields fell after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said it would be several months before the Fed expects to raise interest rates.Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange jumped to a session peak ...
Gold dips below $1,200 on relief over Greece LONDON: Gold slid below $1,200 an ounce on Tuesday as relief that Greece had submitted reform plans to its international partners boosted appetite for assets viewed as higher-risk, such as stocks.Strength in the dollar ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's Senate testimony added to pressure on gold. Investors are awaiting her comments for clues on the timing of the first US interest rate rise in nearly a decade, expected later this year.Spot gold was ...
Copper dips as oil falls, eyes Fed testimony LONDON: Copper slipped in relatively thin trade on Monday as oil prices dropped, with the market shrugging off a European debt deal for Greece and attention shifting to upcoming testimony by the U.S. central bank chief.Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange ended down 0.39 percent to $5,671 after a 1 percent loss in the previous session.A deal agreed by euro zone finance ministers on Friday to extend debt-laden Greece's bailout for four months boosted ...


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ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.703 bln
Exports $2.156 bln
Imports $3.859 bln
WeeklyFebruary 26, 2015
Reserves $15.944 bln