Tajikistan: direct flight between Dushanbe and Astana to be launched in summer 2017

A direct flight between Dushanbe and the Kazakh capital of Astana is expected to be launched in summer. The possibility of opening of the direct flight between Dushanbe and Astana was reportedly discussed at a meeting of Tajik Minister of Transport Khudoyor Khudoyorzoda with Kazakh Ambassador to Tajikistan Nurlan Seitimov. The two sides discussed issues…


Uzbekistan: Chinese business to expand its presence

Chinese business delegation comprised of representatives of several major corporations visited Uzbekistan. They attended a business forum with participation of business circles of the two countries. The State Committee of Republic Uzbekistan for investments organised the event. Welcoming the participants, Deputy Prime Minister Ulugbek Rozukulov noted that the two countries had established a strategic partnership…


Azerbaijan to open trading house in UAE

Azerbaijan is ready to open a trading house in the UAE and appoint a trade representative there, Azerbaijani Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev said. He made the remarks at the 6th meeting of the Azerbaijan-UAE intergovernmental commission for trade, economic and technical cooperation in Dubai, reads a message of Azerbaijan’s Economy Ministry. Speaking about trade relations…


Belarus: GDP up in Q1 2017

According to initial estimates, in January-March Belarus’ gross domestic product totaled Br22.4 billion or 100.3% in comparable prices as against Q1 2016, the National Statistics Committee of Belarus reported.

In January-March the GDP deflator index amounted to 107% as against the same period of last year. (BelTA/Business World Magazine)

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…


Ukraine and Georgia to jointly develop transport corridor from the Baltics to Caspian Sea

Ukraine and Georgia have agreed on the development of the Baltic Sea – Black Sea – Caspian Sea international transport corridor at the meeting of the joint intergovernmental commission on economic cooperation. Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Ivanna Klympush-Tsyntsadze announced this at the briefing. “We agreed to continue cooperation on the…


Tajikistan: cross-border trade with Kyrgyzstan to expand

Tajik and Kyrgyz entrepreneurs have declared their intention to expand cross-border trade. 35 representatives of border communities from Tajikistan’s Isfara district and Kyrgyzstan’s Batken district met in the Tajik northern city of Isfara on April 12, to discuss ways to promote expansion of the cross-border trade between the regions. The meeting organized under support of…


Belarus: Belaruskali to make new kind of fertilizers using Chinese technologies

The Belarusian potassium manufacturer Belaruskali intends to start making a new kind of fertilizers using Chinese technologies, Ivan Golovaty, Belaruskali Director General, member of the International Affairs and National Security Commission of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus, declared. The executive said that Belaruskali was considering a number of investment…