Tajikistan: gold output up in H1 2016

Over the first six months of this year, gold mining companies operating in Tajikistan have produced 2,096 kilograms of gold, up by 2% YoY, Tajik Minister of Industry and New Technologies Shavkat Bobozoda said. According to him, most gold has been produced by Tajik-Chinese joint venture – Zeravshan Gold Company (ZGC). “ZGC has reportedly produced…

Kyrgyzstan: economic growth down

Kyrgyzstan’s economic growth has decreased since the beginning of the year, Deputy Director of the Central Treasury of the Ministry of Finance Marlen Amandykov said. According to preliminary data, there was a negative GDP growth of 2.3%, which was below last year’s level by 9.1 percent. Nominal GDP amounted to 176 billion soms. The decline…

Kazakhstan: KMG EP oil output down

Kazakh oil company KazMunaiGas Exploration Production (KMG EP) produced 6.08 million tons of oil in H1 of 2016 including its stakes in subsidiaries and joint ventures, up by 0.7% YoY. KMG EP’s subsidiary Ozenmunaigas (OMG) produced 2.78 million tons, up by 2%, KMG EP’s subsidiary Embamunaigas (EMG) produced 1.41 million tons, also up by 2%…

Kazakhstan: oil output to drop

Many oil producing companies working in Kazakhstan observed negative financial result in 2015, according to Vice Minister of Energy Asset Magauov. As per an analysis, 36 companies out of 61 had a negative financial result, he noted. As the Vice Minister noted, drill footage dropped from 2,500 running meters to 1,500 running meters in 2015.…

Uzbekistan: Bravo Pharma and IUT to establish mutually beneficial cooperation

The Indian company Bravo Pharma expressed the intention of cooperation with Inha University in Tashkent (IUT) in the introduction of innovative solutions in healthcare. On July 22, Bravo Pharma delegation headed by Director General Rakesh Pandey held talks with the heads of the university. During the meeting, Rakesh Pandey said about the company’s activities, including…