Poland: more passengers at the Warsaw airport

F. Chopin Airport, Warsaw, Poland (Marcin Latka, CC BY-SA)

EC: Latvia with the biggest GDP growth in the Baltics

Ukraine: Naftogaz with the reserves of 8-9 bcm after heating season

Poland

The Polish Radio informs that the number of passengers traveling through the Warsaw Chopin Airport increased. According to the Airports Council International (ACI) the increase in 2017 was the biggest among the EU airports that handle 10 to 25 million travellers.

According to the data from the Chopin Airport, in 2017 it served over 15 million passengers. In 2016 the number was 12.8 million in 2016, so it’s up 12.8 per cent y/y.

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Baltic countries

The Baltic Course informs that according to the European Commission,  Latvia’s growth in 2018 will reach 3.5 per cent. It would the highest rate among all Baltic States. In 2019 the pace of growth is supposed to slow down a bit, down to 3.2 per cent. Inflation is projected as 3.1 per cent in 2018 and 2.9 in 2019.

At the same time, the projections show that Estonia’s GDP will grow 3.3 per cent in 2018 and 2.8 per cent in 2019. Lithuania’s growth will be 2.9 per cent in 2018 and 2.6 per cent in 2019.

In the whole European Union the GDP growth is projected at 2.3 per cent in 2018 and 2 per cent in 2019.

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Ukraine

The company Naftogaz Ukrainy announced it will finish the 2017/18 heating season with 8-9 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas remaining in underground storage facilities. The CEO of Naftogaz Andriy Kobolev commented that the company has sufficient reserves thanks to the purchases made during summer “at a good price”.

The company stopped importing natural gas in February 2018. The Interfax reports that no gas is being supplied to Ukraine “exclusively” by private companies.

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What’s up in indexes

BET (of Bucharest) increased from 8,021.05 index points Wednesday, February 7th to 8,062.11 index points Thursday, February 8th. It’s up 0.60 per cent d/d and up 6.01 per cent y/y.

BUX (of Budapest) decreased from 39,698.00 index points Wednesday, February 7th to 38,875.93 index points Thursday, February 8th. It’s down 2.07 per cent d/d and up 19.27 per cent y/y.

CROBEX (of Zagreb) decreased from 1,842.79 index points Tuesday, February 6th to 1,872.34 index points Thursday, February 8th. It’s down 0.23 per cent d/d and down 11.82 per cent y/y.

OMXR (of Riga) decreased from 1,015.71 index points Wednesday, February 7th to 1,1010.08 index points Thursday, February 8th. It’s down 0.55 per cent d/d and up 35.90 per cent y/y.

OMXT (of Tallinn) increased from 1,271.02 index points Wednesday, February 7th to 1,284.38 index points Thursday, February 8th. It’s up 1.05 per cent d/d and up 16.18 per cent y/y.

OMXV (of Vilnius) increased from 665.65 index points Wednesday, February 7th to 673.62 index points Thursday, February 8th. It’s up 1.20 per cent d/d and up 19.35 per cent y/y.

PX (of Prague) increased from 1,116.66 index points Wednesday, February 7th to 1,117.32 index points Thursday, February 8th. It’s up 0.06 per cent d/d and up 16.97 per cent y/y.

SAX (of Bratislava) increased from 345.48 index points Wednesday, February 7th to 346.79 index points Thursday, February 8th. It’s up 0.38 per cent d/d and up 13.67 per cent y/y.

SOFIX (of Sofia) decreased from 701.40 index points Wednesday, February 7th to 698.71 index points Thursday, February 8th. It’s down 0.38 per cent d/d and up 15.75 per cent y/y.

UX (of Kyiv) decreased from 1,467.99 index points Wednesday, February 7th to 1,460.08 index points Thursday, February 8th. It’s down 0.54 per cent d/d and up 68.06 per cent y/y.

WIG20 (of Warsaw) decreased from 2,441.67 index points Wednesday, February 7th to 2,406.48 index points Thursday, February 8th. It’s down 1.44 per cent d/d and up 15.49 per cent y/y.

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