Turkey: SOCAR to create chemical industrial park

SOCAR Turkey Enerji A.S., a subsidiary of Azerbaijan’s state oil company SOCAR, wants to create a chemical industrial park, Hayati Ozturk, chief advisor of SOCAR Turkey Enerji A.S., said. Ozturk said that creation of a chemical industrial park was an innovation for Turkey. He noted that the demand for chemical products was increasing in Turkey…

Germany: safe gas transit through Ukraine and expansion of cooperation with alternative suppliers in priority

Maintaining safe gas transit through Ukraine, expansion of cooperation with gas suppliers that are alternative to Russia are priorities for Germany, Minister of State for Europe at the German Federal Foreign Office Michael Rothousand has stated. “Russia will continue to play an important role as a gas supplier. It is expected that Germany in the…

Malaysia to study participation in TAPI construction

The Malaysian government will study the possibility of its companies’ participation in the construction of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline, Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak said. Razak made the remarks following the negotiations with the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who recently went to Kuala Lumpur on an official visit, according to the message.…

Azerbaijan: British Airways closes office

The UK’s air carrier British Airways has closed down its representative office in Azerbaijan. Creditors may submit their claims within two months to: Hyatt Tower-2, 8, Izmir Street, Yasamal district, Baku, Azerbaijan. British Airways suspended flights on the London-Baku route and vice versa from May 1. The last flight on the London-Baku-London route was implemented…

Kazakhstan: flour exports up in 2015-2016

In 2015/2016 Kazakhstan exported 2157 KMT of flour, up by 27% YoY. The key importer of the last season was Afghanistan, doubling purchases to 1174 KMT flour against 660 KMT in 2014/2015 and accounting for 54% in the total flour export structure against 39% in 2014/2015. Uzbekistan also increased purchases but not essentially (+4%). Exports…