Kazakhstan ranked 57th, Tajikistan 79th and Kyrgyzstan 103rd in the Global Competitiveness Index 2017–2018. Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan have not been listed.
world-nuclear-news.org: The European Commission (EC), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the republics of Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have signed a joint commitment on coordinating efforts to achieve the safe and sustainable environmental remediation of uranium legacy sites in Central Asia, under a newly published strategic master plan.
KAZINFORM: The United Nations values the multifaceted partnership with Kazakhstan. The parties fruitfully cooperate in the sphere of nuclear disarmament, implementation of the Paris climate agreement, promotion of intercultural and interreligious dialogue, and the prevention of terrorism, Kazinform refers to the press service of the Foreign Office.
BISHKEK (Reuters) - Kyrgyzstan accused Kazakhstan on Wednesday of interfering in its Oct. 15 election after Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met a Kyrgyz opposition presidential candidate, underlining tensions between the Central Asian neighbors.
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev arrived in Uzbekistan and continued to Turkemistan on 16-17 September, to take part in numerous bilateral meetings, according to the press office of the president.
Reuters: ASTANA (Reuters) - Kazakhstan, Central Asia’s largest oil exporter, will support future efforts to prop up the price of crude, President Nursultan Nazarbayev said on Thursday.
Euronews: In a country where 65% of exports are linked to oil production, it’s time to diversify, says the head of strategy at Samruk Kazyna, Kazakhstan’s government-owned Sovereign Wealth Fund established in 2008.
thenews.pl: Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday started a visit to Kazakhstan to meet the country’s leader Nursultan Nazarbayev and attend a Polish-Kazakh business forum.
Scientists encourage to shift attention to the fact that mankind has been living “in debt” since 2 August. On this date the world population had already exhausted its resources for the year.
kvcrnews: Warren Buffett is the only private contributor. The rest of the financing came from governments including the U.S. Buffett credits former U.S. Senator Sam Nunn with coming up a dozen years ago with the idea of a nuclear fuel bank not controlled by any one nation. Nunn himself says it's all about nuclear nonproliferation, and that means keeping other nations from making their own nuclear fuel.