Uzbekistan and China discuss trade-economic ties

On August 9, the Ministry of foreign economic relations, investments and trade of Uzbekistan hosted a meeting with Advisor on trade and economic issues of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Uzbekistan Jin Yulong.

During the meeting, the sides discussed current state of bilateral trade-economic, investment and financial-technical cooperation. (UzDaily/Business World Magazine)

Kazakhstan: new ferry complex to start cargo transshipment by December 2016

A new ferry complex in Kazakhstan’s Kuryk port will start cargo transshipment by the 25th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s Independence, the country’s Prime Minister Karim Massimov wrote on Twitter on August 9 Kazakhstan will celebrate 25th anniversary of Independence on December 16. As of today, ferry transportation from Kazakhstan to other Caspian littoral states is possible…

Kyrgyzstan: agreement with Russia on construction of Uppernaryn cascade and Kambarata HPP-1 cancelled for good

Kyrgyzstan completely broke the agreement with Russia on the construction of Uppernaryn cascade and Kambarata HPP-1, National Energy Holding Company JSC reported. The agreement signed on September 20, 2012 expired on August 9. Currently, Kyrgyz and Russian parties are negotiating to resolve all economic issues that have arisen in the period of the agreements, including…

Uzbekistan: KT Corp. to produce electric meters

On August 9, Vice President of business development, global business projects of the company KT Corp. Lee Baek-hee held negotiations at the Ministry of foreign economic relations, investments and trade of Uzbekistan. During the meeting, the sides discussed issues on creation of joint venture and start of production of electronic meters under the project “Implementation…

Uzbekistan: GM Asaka plant starts maintenance works

Annual planned maintenance works were started at the automobile plant of GM Uzbekistan in Asaka city (Andijan region) on August 8, the press service of the company said. GM Uzbekistan underlined that the company would carry out maintenance of main and additional technological equipment, tools, facilities and engineering-communication networks. It is also planned to carry…

Belarus: inflation up in July 2016

Belarus saw a 0.4% inflation growth in July and 7.8% in January-July, the National Statistics Committee (Belstat) said. In January Belarus’ consumer prices grew by 1.9%, in February – by 2.9%, in March – by 0.8%, in April – by 0.7%, in May – by 0.5%, in June – by 0.4%. In July Belarus’ consumer…

Belarus: oil refineries output up H1 2016

Belarusian oil refineries processed 11.937 million tons of crude in January-June, up by 0.5% YoY, Belneftekhim reported. In H1 Belarusian oil refineries increased output of the AI-95 petrol by 30%, kerosene – by 40%, bitumen – by 43.9%, compound fertilizers – by 52.4%, ethylene polymers – by 3.1%, truck and bus tyres – by 52.4%.…

Belarus: manufacturing output up in H1 2016

State support helped the companies affiliated with the Industry Ministry increase output, Belarus’ Prime Minister Andrei Kobyakov said. “Support provided to the companies of the Industry Ministry during this complicated period helped them increase the output by 0.7% over 2015 and 1.4% in January-July 2016. Backlog of inventories was reduced by almost Br2 trillion (non-redenominated)”,…