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November 2015

The Third Line of the Pipeline "Kazakhstan-China" has been Put into Operation

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 21:13

On Monday, November 30 in Almaty region of Kazakhstan (in the territory of Zhambyl region) a ceremony of commissioning of the third branch of the main gas pipeline "Kazakhstan-China" (line C) that links Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and China was held. In fact, this event marks full completion of one of the largest projects for gas transportation that has ever taken place in Kazakhstan.

The President of Kazakhstan Addressed to the Nation

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 20:53

On Monday, November 30, the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev delivered a speech addressed to the people of the country, which this year was dedicated to the theme "Growth, reform, development - Kazakhstan in the new global reality." As the president said, appealing to citizens of the Republic from the Palace of Independence in Astana, "in just 25 years, Kazakhstan has become a real state, which is accomplished and which has become a full participant in today's global family of nations."

 

The Harvest Day was Celebrated in Turkmenistan

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 12:32

On Sunday, November 29 Turkmenistan celebrated the main agricultural festival of the republic – the Harvest Day, which officially falls on the last Sunday of November. The main celebrations were held on the territory of the Ashgabat equestrian complex, where an exhibition of achievements of the agro-industrial complex of the country was deployed. In addition, popular with the local population Akhal-Teke horse racing was conducted, folk festivities and street parties held.

 

A Cotton Fair is Held in Turkmenistan

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 12:17

The fifth International Fair of cotton products, organized by the State Concern "Turkmenpagta", the State Commodity Exchange and the Chamber of Commerce began in the Turkmen capital Ashgabat. Participants of the event are different divisions of cotton industry of the republic, as well as representatives of 27 countries represented by 80 organizations and companies. The list of countries participating in the fair includes Russia, China, Turkey, Italy, Germany, Israel, Great Britain and others.

 

Tajikistan is Concerned with the Situation in Afghanistan

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 11:35

Tajikistan is concerned with the current situation in the northern regions of Afghanistan, because it has a strong tendency to get more complicated. This statement was made on Friday, November 27 in Dushanbe, by the Foreign Minister Sirodjidin Aslov during the sixth meeting of deputy foreign ministers of Central Asian countries, which was organized by the UN Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy in Central Asia. "Of particular concern for us today is the situation in Afghanistan and the threats emanating from its territory.

Tashkent Hosted the Presentation of Designer Collections

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 11:23

In the framework of the Fashion Week held in Uzbekistan at the Palace of Youth Creativity (Tashkent), a series of shows of talented designers who presented their collections that were created with the national colors, combined with the latest trends of the world podiums, as well as traditional art and culture took place.

A New Refinery is Launched in Kyrgyzstan

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 11:06

In Tokmok (Chui region of Kyrgyzstan) the opening ceremony of a refinery LLC "TDNPZ" built by Chinese investors took place. The Chinese entrepreneurs received permission for the construction of the refinery in 2011, after which they invested in the project over $ 60 million. Annual production capacity of the new company after reaching the design capacity will be about 400 thousand tons of finished products.

 

Turkmenistan will Issue Government Bonds

Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 18:09

Beginning with 2016, the Ministry of Finance of Turkmenistan intends to issue bonds of the State Fund in a limited volume. It is said in the message of the government of the republic, where it is also noted that this question was raised at the last meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, when the Deputy Prime Minister of the Government Byashim Hodzhamammedov presented his report on the subject. This bond issue is envisaged by the current Budget Code and national legislation that regulates relations arising in the process of securities issuance and circulation.

 

Uzbekistan is Developing Alternative Energy

Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 17:54

On Wednesday, November 25, the Uzbek government issued a decree entitled "On measures aimed to stimulate construction of biogas plants in poultry and livestock farms of the Republic". The news was reported in the press service of the Ministry of the Economy, where it was pointed out that this document was adopted in order to introduce energy efficiency and environmental technologies in the agricultural sector. According to it, customs and tax preferences and exemptions will be provided to companies that are engaged in production and use of biogas plants.

 

The Volume of Pension Savings in Kazakhstan is Growing

Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 13:41

This year, the pension sector in Kazakhstan rehabilitates its former pace of growth. This is happening despite the increased pressure of external factors, and today the growth of pension savings is higher than it was in the past two years, as well as the volume of the investment income of the sector. In fact, this year there was a return of the rate of growth of pension savings to the pre-crisis levels, which were recorded in 2008.