Tajikistan: airlines running into fuel troubles

A lack of fuel supplies to Tajikistan’s airlines is reportedly forcing the carriers to perform layovers at foreign terminals during long international flights. The problem appears to stem from a disagreement over money owed by the airlines to the Fuel Supply Company (OJSC Toplivo-Zapravochnaya Kompaniya or TZK), which occupies a monopoly position on Tajikistan’s aviation…

Tajikistan: forex market in January-April 2017

A total amount of foreign currencies bought in Tajikistan’s foreign exchange (forex) market since the beginning of this year is equivalent to $2.0151 billion, according to the National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT). Meanwhile, a total amount of foreign currencies sold in Tajikistan’s forex market since the beginning of the year is reportedly equivalent to $2.2586…



Tajikistan: foreign debt nearing $2.3 billion

As of April 1, Tajikistan’s external debt amounted to $2.2843 billion, $2.1078 billion of which is state debt, according the Ministry of Finance (MoF) Secretariat. Government-guaranteed debts amount to $23.3 million. Debts of state-owned enterprises without government guarantees have reached $31.5 million. The debts of the National Bank of Tajikistan (NBT) now amount to $12.6…

Tajikistan: capital mayor’s office takes efforts to curb rise in basic food prices at markets during Ramadan

The Dushanbe mayor’s office is taking efforts to curb rise in prices of basic food products during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, according to the Dushanbe administration press center. By Dushanbe mayor’s decree merchants and farmers selling their products at Dushanbe’s Dehqon, Shohmansour and Sakhovat bazaars will be exempt from paying one-time fee, a…

Belarus: Tajikistan interested in assembling MTZ cotton-farming tractors

Tajikistan is interested in assembling cotton-farming tractors made by the Belarusian company MTZ, representatives of the company declared after a delegation of the Tajikistan government visited the enterprise. The Tajikistan government is considering organizing the joint production of tractors. The tractors may then be sold not only in Tajikistan but also in the entire Central…