Kazakhstan: investments economy up in 2018

The value of investments attracted to the economy of Kazakhstan amounted to 11.179 trillion tenge in 2018, up by 17.5% YoY, the Committee of Statistics reported. “In the reporting period Shymkent city was the leader by attracted investments, the volume of which increased by 162.2%. It is followed by Atyrau and Kyzylorda regions of Kazakhstan,…

Ukraine: new Vilkha-M MLR system tested

Ukraine has tested the Vilkha-M (“Alder”) multiple launch rocket system, a high-precision upgrade of the Vilkha complex, which in turn is a deeply modernized version of the Soviet “Smerch”. “Another stage of factory tests of the Vilkha-M high-precision MLR system took place on July 24. During the tests, more tasks for checking and improving a…

Azerbaijan: WB implementing self-employment program

The World Bank’s “Azerbaijan Employment Support Project” will help expand the self-employment program, according to the statement made in the Azerbaijani Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population during a meeting with the preliminary assessment mission on the WB’s “Azerbaijan Employment Support Project”. Attracting the unemployed to self-employment will provide them with access to…

Turkmenistan: pharmaceuticals sector cooperation mulled with Belarus

Ashgabat hosted a meeting of Belarus Deputy Minister of Healthcare Natalia Zhukova with Minister of Healthcare and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan Nurmuhammed Amannepesov. The parties discussed the prospects for the development of cooperation in the field of healthcare, as well as in the medical and pharmaceutical industries. The most important direction is the purchase of…