Kazakhstan: car manufacturing down in H1 2016

Car manufacturing dropped by 62.2% YoY in Kazakhstan in H1 2016, to 2,980 cars, said the Kazakh Statistics Committee. Minibus production decreased by 23.7%, to 71 minibuses. During the period, the truck manufacturing in Kazakhstan increased by 16.6% and totalled 718 trucks. Three large car plants: Azia Avto, SaryarkaAvtoProm and Agromashholding – operate in Kazakhstan.…


Tajikistan: aluminum exports up

Tajikistan has reportedly increased primary aluminum exports. The head of the Customs Service under the Government of Tajikistan, Abdufattoh Ghoib, noted that Tajikistan had exported about 73,500 tons of primary aluminum over the first six months of this year, an increase of 20% YoY. Tajikistan exported 61,200 tons of primary aluminum in January-June 2015, up…


Ukraine: UIA introduced Business Smart fares

Ukraine International Airlines introduce Business Smart fares and offer early bookers, departing from the cities of Ukraine, to purchase Business Class tickets at attractive prices. Planning their trips in advance and purchasing Business Class tickets for UIA services on UIA website www.flyuia.com, at UIA Contact Center, as well as at UIA and partner ticket offices,…


Kyrgyzstan: Kochkor-Ata Mayor’s Office to spend over 14 million soms on road repair

Kochkor-Ata Mayor’s Office intends to spend over 14 million soms on repair of three roads.

Mayor’s Office budget will provide 1, 756.8 million for the widening of Pioneer Street. Reconstruction of Pioneer and Sadovaya Streets will cost 12,353.4 million soms. (24.kg/Business World Magazine)

Kazakhstan to launch new flights to Mongolia

Kazakhstan and Mongolia may launch new flights, PM Karim Massimov said. At the government’s meeting the PM tasked the Ministry of Investments and Development to consider the issue of launching Bayan-Olgii-Almaty and Bayan-Olgii-Ust-Kamenogorsk routes. The Ministry of Agriculture was entrusted with a task to consider an opportunity of delivering meat to Semipalatinsk Meat Processing Plant…