Saturday, July 8, 2017

The largest virtual communication operator LycaMobile is launched in Ukraine

The largest virtual communication operator LycaMobile is launched in Ukraine. A large international virtual operator LycaMobile has registered in Ukraine a legal entity that will represent its interests. On July 4, the National Commission for Communications Regulation and Informational (NCRSI) introduced the company "LycaMobile Ukraine" in the telecom-register.

LycaMobile is a British company working on the model of a virtual operator. It operates in 22 countries, its subscriber base is more than 15 million. The model of the work of such companies is to rent network infrastructure from mobile operators and sell services for end users on its basis.

In June, Facebook for the first time bypassed "VKontakte" and became the social network number 1 in Ukraine

In June, Facebook for the first time bypassed "VKontakte" and became the social network number 1 in Ukraine. Until recently, the picture was different: "VKontakte" stably kept on the second line of the rating, being the leading social network among Ukrainian users, and Facebook was at the tail of the top 5, if at all. Now VKontakte takes the fourth line of the rating by the average daily share and the eighth - by coverage.

Ukrainian farmers have increased the export of corn by almost 20%

Ukrainian farmers have increased the export of corn by almost 20%.
The press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food said that in 2016-2017 marketing year, Ukraine significantly increased the export of corn. Ukrainian agrarians for the period July 2016 - June 2017 marketing year exported 20.7 million tons of corn. This, according to statistics, is almost 20% more than in the previous marketing year.
It should be noted that over this period, not only the export of corn increased in Ukraine. The press service of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy also noted that during the 2016-2017 marketing year, Ukrainian farmers established record grain exports. According to the statistics of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy, in the specified period 43.8 million tons of grain were shipped abroad. This is an unprecedented record in the history of Ukraine's independence.
If to specify, in the last marketing year, Ukrainian agricultural producers exported 17.53 million tons of wheat to foreign markets, which is 3.5% more than in the previous marketing year. Also 5.35 million tons of barley (21.3% more) and 304 thousand tons of other grains (25.1% more) were shipped.
At the same time, Ukrainian producers have reduced the volume of supplies of rye. The export of this grain fell by 38% to 11,400 tons.

"Nibulon" launched regular passenger flights along the Dnieper and the South Bug rivers

"Nibulon" launched regular passenger flights along the Dnieper and the South Bug rivers.
The company "Nibulon" from July 1 launched regular flights on high-speed boats along the Dnieper and the Southern Bug to the Kinburn Spit.
Vessels will be plying from Voznesensk through Kovalevka and Novaya Odessa to Nikolaev, from Novaya Kakhovka through Kherson to the Kinburn spit and from Nikolaev through the Kinburn spit to Ochakov.
According to the published information on the cost of services, the cost of tickets will be from 30 to 282 UAH, depending on the chosen route.
The cruising speed of the ships is 65 km / h.
LLC "Nibulon" was established in 1991. It is one of the largest operators in the grain market of the country. It has elevator capacities with a total capacity of about 2 million tons, as well as its own transshipment terminal in Nikolaev with a capacity of 5 million tons.

Grain stocks in Ukraine exceed 11% last year

Grain stocks in Ukraine exceed 11% last year. As of June 1, 2017, grain and legume crops in Ukraine totaled 8.84 million tons, which is 10.8% more than at the same date last year - 7.98 million tons, UkrAgroConsult reports.
At the same time, the stock of wheat decreased by 22.3% - to 3 million tons against 3.87 million tons on June 1, 2016. Corn stocks increased by 49.5% compared to last year and amounted to 4.59 million tons Last year, corn stocks at June 1, 2016 amounted to 3.07 million tons.
Stocks of barley exceed last year by 1,3% and amount to 519 thousand tons. As of June 1, 2016, the reserves of this culture amounted to 512 thousand tons.