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Kyrgyzstan

07.03.2017

In Bishkek, President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev met with Shigeto Tanaka, Chairman of the Board of Japanese company Tokyo Rope MFG Co., Ltd, and Deputy President of MITSUI & CO. STEEL LTD Shuji Muramatsu. As reported by the press service of the head of state, Tokyo Rope MFG Co., Ltd expressed its interest in opening a factory for production of steel heavy-duty ropes in the republic. According to A.

06.03.2017

In 2016, the amount of foreign direct investments poured in the economy of Kyrgyzstan's amounted to $654.8 million, or 58.3 percent less than in 2015. The National Statistical Committee of the Republic reported this information on March 3, adding that China was the main investor in 2016. However, the volume of its investments in the Kyrgyz economy still declined by 39 percent. There was also registered a decline of 2.5 times in the volume of investments from countries that are not members of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

 

04.03.2017

In 2016, the volume of production in the textile and garment industry of Kyrgyzstan increased by KGS44.6 million in comparison with 2015, amounting to KGS5.2 billion. Prime Minister of the Republic Sooronbai Jeenbekov reported this information on March 2, while delivering a speech at the opening ceremony of the 11th international exhibition “Fashion Industry: Products and equipment” in Bishkek.

 

02.03.2017

Russia intends to continue the process of gradual writing off of Kyrgyzstan's public debt, which will reduce the burden on the financial system of the Central Asian republic, freeing funds for implementation of the most important economic development programs. Such a statement was made by Russian President Vladimir Putin on the results of the negotiations with head of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev, which were held on February 28. In addition, V. Putin also spoke about the forms and amounts of support from the Russian side provided to the Kyrgyz economy.

02.03.2017

During his tour across the Central Asian republics, Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Bishkek, where he met with head of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev. Prior to that, Putin had already visited Kazakhstan and Tajikistan and held talks with the leaders of these countries. This tour was timed to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Central Asian countries.

 

27.02.2017

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.

 

27.02.2017

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.

25.02.2017

On April 12-14, 2017, the International Specialized Exhibition FoodExpo2017 will be held in Bishkek, in the territory of the arena o the Kyrgyz State Academy of Physical Culture and Sport. This information was reported by the organizers of this event: the official partner of the international exhibition, “HoReCa Club,” and the exhibition company “BiExpo.” During the exhibition, the joint exhibition area will host five separate events. These include:

 

- The first specialized exhibition FoodExpo Kyrgyzstan in 2017 (food);

 

25.02.2017

On March 29-31, 2017, Bishkek will host the country's largest exhibition event in the field of construction, industrial safety, energy, as well as road construction and special equipment: Kyrgyz Build 2017. The event will take place in the arena of the Kyrgyz State Academy of Physical Culture and Sports. As reported by representatives of the organizer of the event, BiExpo, the forum will be a platform uniting five major exhibitions. Visitors to the 15th international specialized exhibition will be able to visit the sections such as:

 

21.02.2017

The Kyrgyz government has sent an official letter to the Turkish side with the requirement for pecuniary damage, which was caused by the crash of the Boeing-747 in the settlement of Dachi SU on January 16, 2017. First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic Muhammetkaly Abulgazi reported the news at a meeting with residents of the village on February 20. According to the press service of the Kyrgyz government, the damage was estimated at KGS195 million.