Turkmenistan eyeing possibility of exporting electricity to Pakistan and Tajikistan

Prospective routes are becoming much more certain for the Turkmen electricity export, in particular to Pakistan and Tajikistan, says the Turkmen government. The message also said export opportunities could be expanded thanks to the commissioning of the gas-turbine power plant with annual capacity of 254 megawatts in the Beyik Turkmenbashy district of Turkmenistan’s Lebap region.…

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Russia: imports of sour cherry from Afghanistan and peaches from Somali banned

Russia bans import of sour cherry and cherry from Afghanistan and peaches and nectarines from Somali because of suspected smuggling of such products, the Russian veterinary and phytosanitary watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said. Temporary restrictions are introduced on import of such products to Russia through third countries as well. Measures are taken in connection with deliveries of…

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Kyrgyzstan: PM instructing state agencies to provide Bishkek HPP with local coal

Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov instructed state agencies to provide Bishkek HPP with local coal, the department of information support of the government reported. Sooronbay Jeenbekov chaired a meeting on providing capital with local district heating coal at the end of its modernization. “In the autumn-winter season of 2016/2017 the Bishkek HPP will use 450 tons…

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