Tajikistan to reduce wheat imports

According to forecasts of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in the following season (June-July) Tajikistan will import 1 million tons of wheat, which is below the annual average level for the country. In February-March the weather conditions in the agricultural regions of Tajikistan were favorable for development of winter crops. Precipitation was higher…

Tajikistan: AKFED buys Tcell from Telia

The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) has added another telecoms operator to its portfolio by buying Telia Company’s 60% stake in Tajikistan operator Tcell. AKFED already owned the other 40% and is reportedly paying just $27.7 million for the rest. AKFED owns Afghanistan’s Roshan mobile operator, which in turn also owns Smart Telecom,…

Tajikistan: company purchases 2000 cars from Kazakhstan to renew Dushanbe’s taxi fleet

Tajikistan will purchase 1,500 Peugeot 301s and 500 JAC S3s assembled in Kazakhstan in order to renew Dushanbe’s taxi fleet. Tajikistan’s Holding Asia Group Tajikistan and Kazakhstan’s AllurGroup have signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation. Holding Asia Group Tajikistan will purchase 1,500 Peugeot 301s and 500 JAC S3s from AllurGroup. AllurGroup is expected to…



Tajikistan to develop industry in order to minimize impacts of external shocks

To minimize impacts of external shocks on its economy Tajikistan plans to develop the industrial sector. “Tajikistan’s economy experiences impact of external shocks and the global economic environment,” Director of the Institute of Economics and Demography of the Academy of Science of Tajikistan, Professor Lutfullo Saidmurodzoda noted at a conference formally titled “Formation of Strategic…