Tajikistan: coal output up in H1 2016

Over the first six months of this year, Tajikistan has produced more than 500,000 tons of coal, up by 177,000 tons YoY, according to the Ministry of Energy and New Technologies (MoINT). An official source at a MoINT says Tajikistan is currently producing up to 7,000 tons of coal per day. Last year, Tajikistan reportedly…

Tajikistan investment portfolio includes 70 projects totaling $2.84 billion

Tajikistan’s investment portfolio now includes 70 projects totaling 22.3 billion somoni (equivalent to $2.84 billion), according to the State Committee on Investments and State-owned Property Management (GosKomInvest). Tajikistan’s investment portfolio, in particular, includes 31 grant-based projects, 18 loan-based projects and 21 mixed-finance projects. Total volume of grant financing has reportedly amounted to 9.8 billion somoni…



Tajikistan: construction of municipal vehicles assembly plant to start in Dushanbe

Construction of a joint Russian-Tajik enterprise for assembling Russian-made municipal vehicles will start in Dushanbe in the near future, Ravshan Tuichizoda, the deputy director-general of the State Unitary Enterprise “Khojagii Manziliyu Kommunali” (the central governmental agency responsible for water supply and wastewater services), said. According to him, specialists from the Gorky Automobile Plant (GAZ) developed…

Tajikistan: World Bank to participate in rehabilitation of Nurek HPP

Tajik Finance Minister Abdusalom Qurboniyon welcomed the delegation of the World Bank, led by Ranjit Lamech, World Bank Practice Manager, Energy and Extractive Global Practice in the Europe and Central Asia Region. Patricia Veevers-Carter, the World Bank Country Manager for Tajikistan, also attended the meeting. According to the Ministry of Finance Secretariat, the meeting participants…