Kyrgyzstan: EBRD provides loan for water upgrade

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a loan for water upgrade in yet another Kyrgyz city, Kyzyl-Kiya under its framework to support water and wastewater modernization in the Kyrgyzstan, the bank reported. The investment will be co-financed by the European Union’s Investment Facility for Central Asia (IFCA), which also has a…

Kyrgyzstan: demand for wheat growing

In terms of constant increasing of the demand for wheat in Kyrgyzstan, the country reduces the planted areas of grains almost every year, the Committee of flour millers under the Entrepreneurs Union of the Kyrgyz Republic declared. In 2015 the planted area under grains decreased by 23 thousand ha, while in the current year –…

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia hold joint “Clear Sky 2016” military exercise

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia conducted the joint “Clear Sky 2016” International command-staff exercise. Central Asian military pilots are currently carrying out joint exercises to repel missile strikes over the region. The main purpose of this exercise is to achieve interoperability between the staff that are interested in obtaining military assistance and assistance to other states.…

Kyrgyzstan: Bishkek hosts SCO Council of Heads of Government

An expanded format meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Council of Heads of Government took place in Kyrgyzstan’s capital, Bishkek. The meeting was attended by Kyrgyzstan’s Acting Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Kazakh Prime Minister Bakytzhan Sagintayev, Tajik Prime Minister Qohir Rasulzoda, Uzbekistan’s First Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Azimov. Representatives…

Kyrgyzstan to hold referendum on constitution amending

Kyrgyzstan’s President Almazbek Atambayev signed the law on scheduling the referendum on making amendments to the country’s constitution for December 11, said the message posted on the president’s website. During its final reading on November 2, Kyrgyzstan’s parliament approved of the draft law on scheduling the referendum on amending the constitution for December 11. Earlier,…

Kyrgyzstan: sugar imports to drop

Import of sugar in Kyrgyzstan could be greatly reduced, the press service of the Kyrgyz Ministry of Economy reported. At least 183,200 tons of sugar beet have been harvested in Chui region in 2015. In 2016, this figure is to reach 450,000 tons. “The country does not meet the needs of the population. The share…

Kyrgyzstan: investments in 2017 to go up

Kyrgyzstan expects increase in investments in 2017, Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Oleg Pankratov announced. According to him, countries of EEU remain the main market outlet for Kyrgyzstan. Meanwhile, the Eurasian Economic Union makes republic attractive for investors. “We have open market of 180 million people in front of us. Of course, there was no…

Kyrgyzstan: investment projects to expand

Kyrgyzstan plans to expand the range of investment projects, the Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov announced at the meeting of Coordination Council on Macroeconomic and Investment Policy. According to him, amid the economic crisis, limited resources, and reduction in the traditional markets, the country needs to take a number of measures that will help to create…

Kyrgyzstan: forgery found at coal tender

National Energy Holding confirmed forgery and participation of affiliates in the tender for the purchase of local coal. The head of the Holding Aibek Kaliev reported on the bids for the purchase of fuel during a conference call on the preparation for the heating period. According to him, tender for the purchase of Kara-Keche coal…