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February 2017

Kazakhstan To Start Producing Uzbek Cars In March

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 18:20

In March 2017, Kazakhstan plans to complete commissioning of the facility for assembly production of the GM Uzbekistan cars. First Deputy Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Achilbay Ramatov announced the news on February 24, while delivering a speech at the Tashkent-based 16th meeting of the joint intergovernmental commission on bilateral cooperation between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

Uzbekistan Improves The Labor Migration Process

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 04:19

In the near future, Uzbekistan plans to make significant improvements in the system of labor migration of citizens of the republic. The news was reported during the recent briefing presentation of the Agency for External Labor Migration under the Uzbek Ministry of Labor, which was held at the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Russia. It was also noted that there have taken place several meetings have of the joint working group, which discussed the mechanisms for implementation of this process.

Tajik Youth Banned From Attending Leisure Centers At Night

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 00:14

According to the warning published by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Tajikistan, young citizens of the republic under the age of 20 can no longer go to entertainment venues after 6:00 PM. In case of violation of this prohibition, their parents will be liable. The range of prohibited places includes restaurants, internet cafes and bookmaker's offices.


Uzbek-Kazakh Trade Turnover Exceeds $2 Billion

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 22:12

In 2016, the volume of bilateral trade between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan exceeded $2 billion. This figure was named during the 16th session of the joint intergovernmental commission on bilateral cooperation between the two Central Asian countries, which was held in Tashkent on February 24.


Foreign Trade In Kyrgyzstan In 2016

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 18:52

In 2016, the foreign trade turnover of Kyrgyzstan reached 5 billion 463 million dollars, which is 1.4 percent less than the 2015 result. Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic Eldar Abakirov reported this information while delivering a speech at a government meeting on February 24. According to him, the declining tendency in the rate of growth in trade with other countries began to emerge in the last few years.


A Small Industrial Zone May Be Created In Tashkent

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 16:35

Uzbekistan may create a small industrial zone, which will operate on a part of the territory that belonged to the former Tashkent Tractor Plant. The municipality of the capital of the republic has developed the draft resolution “On establishment of small industrial zones in Tashkent,” as stated on the forum of the country's Chamber of Commerce. In addition, as part of the document, various facilities and areas located in eight districts of Tashkent will be allocated for the establishment of small industrial zones on the basis of idle production areas and unused zones.

Kyrgyzstan's Production Sector In January 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 03:21

In January 2017, the volume of textile production fell by 27.4 percent in Kyrgyzstan. According to the materials published by the National Statistical Committee, the volume of production within processing industry amounted to just over KGS9 billion in the first month of 2017.

Uzbekistan And Russia Discuss Labor Migration

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 22:33

The delegation of the Agency for External Labor Migration under the Ministry of Labor of Uzbekistan visited Russia to discuss the issues related to bilateral cooperation between the countries in the sphere of labor migration. As reported by the press service of the Ministry of Labor in Uzbekistan, the General Directorate of Migration of the RF Interior Ministry hosted the talks.

Kazakhstan's Development Bank To Finance Construction Of A Small Hydropower Plant

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 18:39

The JSC “Kazakhstan Development Bank” intends to finance the project for construction of the Turgusunsky small hydroelectric station with an installed capacity of 24.9 MW in East Kazakhstan Province. The total cost of the project will amount to KZT11.6 billion; the DBK will provide a loan of KZT5 billion for a term of 12 years. This energy project will be funded under the state program IID (Industrial and Innovation Development) for 2015-2019.


Turkmenistan's Energy Sector In 2016

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 16:20

In 2016, the total value of products, works and services provided through the Ministry of Energy of Turkmenistan exceeded TMT1.09 billion, which is 11.6 percent more than the 2015 result. In addition, during this period, the production of electricity increased by 5.8 percent, and the volume of electricity exports increased by 16.2 percent. In general, as noted by the local media, Turkmenistan is currently developing the energy sector quite actively, and the investments in this sphere are increasing.