Uzbekistan: trade with Russia up in 2018

The trade turnover between Russia and Uzbekistan in 2018 increased by 21% YoY, to $5.7 billion, said the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Russia, Bortizhon Asadov. “Russia remains the largest trading partner of Uzbekistan. Mutual trade grew by 21% and reached $5.7 billion at the end of 2018,” the ambassador said. President of Uzbekistan Shavkat…

Kazakhstan: meat production up in 2018

Meat production in Kazakhstan in 2018 made 270,550 tons, up by 8% YoY, the Statistics Committee of the National Economy Ministry reported.

Milk production was 535,501tons (+10%).

The volume of flour made 4,036,460 tons (+0.7%), sugar – 283,134 tons (-23.9%) and cereals – 81,327 tons (+15%). (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)

Armenia: TAROM to connect Yerevan and Bucharest

Romanian flag-carrier TAROM is entering the Armenian market after earlier reports of the company’s interest in the country. A presentation celebrating the launch of the airline’s activity in Armenia is slated for January 18. Representatives of the General Department of Civil Aviation, the Ministry of Transport, Romania’s Embassy in Yerevan, as well as some 80…

Georgia: new construction regulations come into effect

New technical regulations for the production of cement products, steel frames, electric cables and plastic pipes came into effect on January 15. The updated technical regulations have been based on the best practices of the developed countries of the European Union, says the Technical and Construction Supervision Agency of Georgia. The new construction regulations are…

Tajikistan: electricity production to increase

The Tajik Government plans to increase electricity production 2.5-fold in the next 11 years. According to the country’s energy sector, until 2030, the country’s energy potential will be increased from the current 18 billion to 45 billion kWh per year. This figure will increase the export of environmentally friendly electricity to neighboring countries up to…