Business news from Ukraine

SALES OF SERVICES IN UKRAINE 4.8% UP IN Q3

The volume of sales of services by service enterprises in Ukraine in Q3 2018 amounted to UAH 197.1 billion, which in comparable prices is higher than the level of Q3 2017 by 4.8%, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. According to its data, the volume of services provided to the population amounted to 24% of the total volume of services sold.
As reported, the volume of sales of services by service enterprises in Ukraine increased by 5.8% in Q2 2018, 3% in Q1 2018, by 0.6% in Q4 2017, by 3.1% in Q3 2017, by 7.7% in Q2 2017, and by 14.8% in Q1 2017.

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2.56 MLN PEOPLE USE SERVICES OF UKRAINIAN TOUR OPERATORS IN 2017

A total of 2.56 million people used services of Ukrainian tour operators in 2017, and total revenue of tour companies accounted for UAH 13.14 billion, according to a posting on the website of the Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Economy Ministry of Ukraine. According to the report, the largest number of tourists in 2017 used services of Join UP! tour operator (703,400 people, including 678,000 Ukrainians travelling abroad), ANEX Tour (453,800), and Travel Professional Group (240,700). ANEX Tour (UAH 5.53 billion), Travel Professional Group (UAH 3.27 billion) and TUI Ukraine (UAH 1.95 billion) saw the largest profit.
Among the leaders in the number of tourists are also companies TEZ Tour (233,700), Coral Travel (199,800) and TUI Ukraine (136,200); by the amount of profit seen – Kyivsky Sputnik (UAH 237 million), Siesta (UAH 173 million), Yana Luxury Travel (UAH 123.3 million), Kiy Avia (UAH 11.1.2 million), New Standard (UAH 100.3 million), Orbita (UAH 57.3 million), and Club Med (UAH 57.2 million).
In 2017, tour operators sold 1.26 million vouchers with a total value of about UAH 27.9 billion. 790,700 vouchers were sold directly to the population, of which 742,100 were vouchers for Ukrainians to travel abroad, 38,600 vouchers for Ukrainians to travel within the country, and 10,000 to foreigners for traveling in Ukraine.

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SCHLUMBERGER TO PROVIDE SERVICES FOR $92 MLN TO STATE-RUN UKRGAZVYDOBUVANNIA

Schlumberger Services Ukraine LLC will provide coiled tubing (CT) services, including high-tech services using CT drilling rig and engineering support, for $92 million to JSC Ukrgazvydobuvannia. According to a report of Naftogaz Ukrainy, the respective contract, which is to be implemented in the next three years, was signed with Schlumberger Services Ukraine in October 2018. One CT drilling rig has been shipped to Ukraine and is ready to be exploited at wells of Ukrgazvydobuvannia.
“Ukrgazvydobuvannia expects to improve its technological expertise and enhance the production of hydrocarbons using highly efficient CT services and other technologies provided by Schlumberger,” the company said.
In addition, Naftogaz and Ukrgazvydobuvannia intend to further enhance their strategic technology collaboration with Schlumberger Services Ukraine LLC in drilling, hydraulic fracturing, hydraulic stimulation, software development and 3D modeling, as well as the provision of advanced equipment and software solutions. The companies have signed the respective memorandum of understanding.
Naftogaz said that this collaboration with Schlumberger will give Ukrgazvydobuvannia and Naftogaz access to high-technology solutions to help deliver their Strategy 20/20 goals.
Schlumberger is the world’s leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry.

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SALES OF SERVICES IN UKRAINE 5.8% UP IN Q2 2018

The volume of sales of services by service enterprises in Ukraine in Q2 2018 amounted to UAH 181.7 billion, which in comparable prices is higher than the level of Q2 2017 by 5.8%, according to the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.
According to its data, the volume of services provided to the population amounted to 22.5% of the total volume of services sold.
As reported, the volume of sales of services by service enterprises in Ukraine increased by 3% in Q1 2018, by 0.6% in Q4 2017, by 3.1% in Q3 2017, by 7.7% in Q2 2017, and by 14.8% in Q1 2017.

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SOLD INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS (GOODS, SERVICES) IN UKRAINE 16.7% UP IN Q1

The volume of sold industrial products (goods, services) in January-March 2018 stood at UAH 621.436 billion, which is 16.7% more than in January-March 2017, in particular the volume sold abroad was worth UAH 166.784 billion, the State Statistics Service has reported. According to the agency, in March 2018 compared to March 2017 the index of turnover of sold production grew by 10.9%, and by 11.1% compared with February 2018. Sales in mining industry in March 2018 compared with March 2017 grew by 2.25 (4.6% compared with February 2018) and in processing industry – by 12.9% (12.6%).
In the total volume of sales, the largest share accounted for processing industry (60.1%), the supply of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (25.1%), metallurgical production (18.4%), production of cast iron, steel and ferroalloys (14.3%), mining and quarrying (13.9%) and
As reported, in 2017 industrial products (goods, services) worth UAH 2.153 trillion were sold, which is 21.9% more than in 2016.

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