Tajikistan: gold output up in H1 2016

Over the first six months of this year, gold mining companies operating in Tajikistan have produced 2,096 kilograms of gold, up by 2% YoY, Tajik Minister of Industry and New Technologies Shavkat Bobozoda said. According to him, most gold has been produced by Tajik-Chinese joint venture – Zeravshan Gold Company (ZGC). “ZGC has reportedly produced…

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Kyrgyzstan: economic growth down

Kyrgyzstan’s economic growth has decreased since the beginning of the year, Deputy Director of the Central Treasury of the Ministry of Finance Marlen Amandykov said. According to preliminary data, there was a negative GDP growth of 2.3%, which was below last year’s level by 9.1 percent. Nominal GDP amounted to 176 billion soms. The decline…

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Kazakhstan: KMG EP oil output down

Kazakh oil company KazMunaiGas Exploration Production (KMG EP) produced 6.08 million tons of oil in H1 of 2016 including its stakes in subsidiaries and joint ventures, up by 0.7% YoY. KMG EP’s subsidiary Ozenmunaigas (OMG) produced 2.78 million tons, up by 2%, KMG EP’s subsidiary Embamunaigas (EMG) produced 1.41 million tons, also up by 2%…

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