Russia: who buys MiG-29M

A flurry of construction is underway that could help Russia’s faltering MiG aircraft manufacturer. But a lingering question remains: who is purchasing the expected 46 new MiG-29M fighter jets? There has been no official confirmation about who has signed the jet deal for a contract that has been estimated to be worth $2 billion. Hints…

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Uzbekistan to export $1.1 billion worth of textile, garment and knitwear in 2016

Uzbekistan plans to export textile, garment and knitwear products valued at over $1.1 billion. The country has attracted foreign investments for $2.5 billion to the sector. During the last several years, Uzbekistan realized over 200 projects with participation of foreign investors from Great Britain, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, India and other partner…

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Ukraine: NBU assets up H1 2016

The Statement of Financial Position of the central bank suggest that in January-June the National Bank of Ukraine’s assets increased slightly by 24.8 billion UAH, or by 3% YoY, to 874 billion UAH. “On the asset side of the balance sheet, the largest increase was recorded for item “Ukraine’s International Reserves” (foreign securities, SDR holdings,…

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Tajikistan: $2.877 billion in FDI attracted

Tajikistan attracted $6.663 billion in foreign investments in 2007-2015, according to the State Committee on Investment and State-owned Property Management (GosKomInvest). A totaled reportedly included $2.877 billion attracted in foreign direct investment (FDI), $3.785 billion of loans attracted by enterprises and organizations, and $1.8 billion of portfolio investment (portfolio investments include transactions in equity securities,…

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Russia: Permanent Representatives to the International Organizations in Vienna visit Beloyarsk NPP and Ural Electrochemical Integrated Plant

On July 19-20, a delegation of the Permanent Representatives of foreign countries to the International Organizations in Vienna visited Russian nuclear industry enterprises – Beloyarsk Nuclear Power Plant and Ural Electrochemical Integrated Plant. The list of the visiting participants included 18 senior diplomats representing Argentina, Belgium, China, Dominican Republic, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia,…

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