Polish food exports hit EUR25bn in 2016

President Andrzej Duda (©Krzysztof Sitkowski, President’s Office)

Cyber exercises in the Lithuanian banking sector

Bosphorus strait - Ukraine hopes the US will help negotiate deal with Turkey

Poland

The Polish Radio reports after that in 2016 Polish food exports were record high. As reported, exports have risen six fold since 2004. In 2016 it reached EUR25bn.
“The role agriculture plays in our country cannot be overestimated,” said Poland’s President Andrzej Duda during the Gala for the best food producers..

Poland is exporting poultry meat, bakery and confectionery goods, candy, dairy products, vegetable and fruit, fruit juices, fish fillets, etc. The main importers are Germany, Great Britain, Czech Republic, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Slovakia and Hungary.

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Lithuania

The central bank of Lithuania, as the first in the Eurozone, decided to check the resilience of country’s financial market participants – mainly banks – to cyberattacks.

The Baltic Course informs the institution’s specialists “assessed how banks would ensure the availability of electronic services during cyberattacks thus cyberattacks under different scenarios were imitated; the protection of the infrastructure was assessed, cyber risk management procedures and compliance with them were checked”.

The Bank of Lithuania has announced its Supervision Service will continue that activities to improve cybersecurity of the banking sector.

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Ukraine

Interfax informs that Ukrainian diplomats hope the Americans will help them in the matters of the Borpshorus strait. Turkey forbids LNG tankers to pass it. Ukraine is interested in importing the U.S. liquefied natural gas thus it needs the green light from Turkey.

Andriy Kobolev the chairman of the board of Naftogaz Ukrainy, said that the possible deal with Americans was discussed during Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko visit in USA.

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What’s up in indexes

BET (of Bucharest) decreased from 8,376.50 index points Tuesday, June 20th to 8,374.51 index points Wednesday, June 21st. It’s down 0.02 per cent d/d and up 28.77 per cent y/y.

BUX (of Budapest) decreased from 35,989.69 index points Tuesday, June 20th to 35,945.23 index points Wednesday, June 21st. It’s down 0.12 per cent d/d and up 34.07 per cent y/y.

CROBEX (of Zagreb) increased from 1,856.03 index points Tuesday, June 20th to 1,856.47 index points Wednesday, June 21st. It’s up 0.02 per cent d/d and up 13.41 per cent y/y.

OMXR (of Riga) increased from 934.39 index points Tuesday, June 20th to 941.93 index points Wednesday, June 21st. It’s up 0.81 per cent d/d and up 48.34 per cent y/y.

OMXT (of Tallinn) increased from 1,132.01 index points Tuesday, June 20th to 1,135.88 index points Wednesday, June 21st. It’s up 0.34 per cent d/d and up 17.77 per cent y/y.

OMXV (of Vilnius) increased 590.73 index points Tuesday, June 20th to 592.01 index points Wednesday, June 21st. It’s up 0.22 per cent d/d and up 16.15 per cent y/y.

PX (of Prague) decreased from 998.21 index points Tuesday, June 20th to 994.97 index points Wednesday, June 21st. It’s down 0.32 per cent d/d and up 18.12 per cent y/y.

SAX (of Bratislava) decreased from 309.20 index points Tuesday, June 20th to 308.73 index points Wednesday, June 21st. It’s down 0.15 per cent d/d and up 0.42 per cent from year-end.

SOFIX (of Sofia) decreased from 687.32 index points Tuesday, June 20th to 686.25 index points Wednesday, June 21st. It’s down 0.16 per cent d/d and up 49.57 per cent y/y.

UX (of Kyiv) increased from 1,036.76 index points Tuesday, June 20th to 1,040.28 index points Wednesday, June 21st. It’s up 0.34 per cent d/d and up 55.25 per cent y/y.

WIG20 (of Warsaw) increased from 2,302.83 index points Tuesday, June 20th to 2,319.13 index points Wednesday, June 21st. It’s up 0.71 per cent d/d and up 28.65 per cent y/y.

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