Thursday Sep 11
RUSSIA: Danone to close dairy plant in Smolensk
Pressure on commodity costs has led the French food giant to decide to shut a site it attained through the 2010 merger of its business in Russia with local dairy group Unimilk. Danone, meanwhile, is mulling further investment in a plant in St Petersburg.
Barys Zhaliba: Pegging fuel price to dollar to boost inflation
Belneftekhim pegged the petrol price to the dollar rate today. Economist Barys Zhaliba tells charter97.org what it will mean for consumers, how the fuel price will grow in the near future and what consequences Belarusian economy may face.
The Washington Post
Kazakhs to Hoard Food as Putin Sanctions Rattle Alliance
People travel by train from the Belarus city of Orsha to the Russian city of Smolensk with boxes of vegetables, milk and sausages, on August 9, 2014.