Kyrgyzstan: over 4.6 million dekaliters of alcohol produced in 2017

In 2017 Kyrgyzstan produced 4,610.1 million dekaliters of alcoholic beverages, the Directorate for the Regulation, Control over the Production and Turnover of Ethyl Alcohol, Alcoholic and Alcohol-Containing Products reported. “In 2017 at least 42 enterprises operated in the alcohol industry, including 5 alcohol and 6 vodka plants, 13 breweries and 18 wineries,” the directorate said.…

Uzbekistan: development of road transport to be discussed with Kyrgyzstan and China

Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and China will hold a tripartite meeting on the implementation of the agreement on the international road transport, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported. The meeting will be held in Tashkent on January 24-25. Before the trilateral meeting, a bilateral Uzbek-Kyrgyz and Uzbek-Chinese meetings on international road transport issues will be held. Delegations of…

Kyrgyzstan: meat from China not welcome

Situation in the food and processing industry was discussed at a session of SDPK parliamentary faction. Deputy Agriculture Minister Erkin Chodoev reported that 250,000 tons of meat are produced annually in Kyrgyzstan. 971 tons of meat are exported. Nevertheless, Kyrgyzstan continues to purchase meat products. At present, the main suppliers are Kazakhstan and Russia. Some…

Kyrgyzstan: sugar imports to decrease

The Ministry of Economy of Kyrgyzstan reported on the harvest of sugar beet, the press service of the department reported. The areas sown with sugar beets amounted to 10,600 hectares. In 2016, 638,100 tons of beet were harvested, 57,300 tons of sugar were produced. This year, the harvest reached 671,500 tons of beets, and sugar…

Kyrgyzstan: state debt down in October 2017

As a result of October Kyrgyzstan’s state debt declined by $9.05 million, the Ministry of Finance reported. As of October 31, the size of the state debt (external + internal) comprised $4,357.5 billion, or 299,447.12 billion soms. External debt – $3,958.23 billion (272,9.57 billion soms), internal – $399.27 million (27,437.55 billion soms). Kyrgyzstan owes the…

Kyrgyzstan: 340,000 bottles of counterfeit alcohol found

340,000 bottles of counterfeit alcohol have been found in Kyrgyzstan, press service of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Industry and Land Reclamation has reported. According to it, the violations were revealed during the planned inspection of the warehouses of Forester LLC by the employees of the Department for Regulation, Control over the Production and Turnover…

Kyrgyzstan: national debt up in September 2017

Over the month, Kyrgyzstan’s national debt grew by $97.71 million. Thus, since the beginning of the year, it has increased by $313.97 million, the Ministry of Finance reported. As of August 31, the state debt was $4,378.71 billion, or 300,764.62 billion soms. $3,984.54 billion (273,690.08 billion soms) is the country’s external debt, and $394.17 million…