Kyrgyzstan is the main foreign trade partner of Uzbekistan among the CIS countries. This is stated in the materials of the State Statistics Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
Kloop.kg and the Swedish digital forensics found evidence that one of the government servers contained a non-state website created to influence voters during the presidential election.
The Central Asian countries are continuing improving their economic situation to facilitate foreign business partners to do their business in the region, recent World Bank Group’s annual Doing Business 2018 said. According to the report, Uzbekistan, of all the Central Asian states, boasts the most improved economy and made the top ten list of "most improved economies in the world in 2016-17".
rferl.org: Kyrgyzstan's government has adopted a resolution aimed at assisting businesses and entrepreneurs who have suffered financial losses due to delays at the Kyrgyz-Kazakh border.
More than 200,000 people in the Kyrgyz Republic will benefit from the improved efficiency and quality of heating during cold winter months, thanks to the Heat Supply Improvement Project, approved today by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors. The project will be financed by the combination of a US $23 million credit and a US $23 million grant.
Recently Kaktus Media, a Bishkek-based news outlet, compiled a map of the countries, outgoing President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev had insulted during his presidency.
Times of Central Asia: Business associations of Kyrgyzstan on October 20 urged domestic cargo carriers to refrain from crossing the Kyrgyz-Kazakh border in order not to increase the queues at checkpoints.
In Kazakhstan, extreme poverty has been virtually eradicated, while the middle-class has grown to around 20% of the population. The Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan have managed to halve their rates of poverty over the past decade and are continuing to make progress. In Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, poverty is now mostly a rural phenomenon. These hard-earned success stories are a testament to what can be accomplished when the benefits of economic growth are shared more broadly across society.
President Atambayev has long had a reputation for being short-sighted and known for his harsh judgments politics. It is a fact. Perhaps this is an attempt to stand out on the general geopolitical background, an attempt to play in a certain image that would look no less heavy in the neighborhood with such authorities as Vladimir Putin, Nursultan Nazarbayev and others.
October 7, 2017 under strange circumstances in an accident killed Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Temir Dzhumakadyrov, head of the Republican headquarters for the presidential elections and curator of the power bloc. A few hours after the incident, Atambayev made a scandalous speech, in which he collapsed with a wave of criticism against the Kazakh authorities, saying that Babanov is a project of Astana, which does not want to have a democratic state at its side. And this is at a time when Astana provided $ 100 million for the development of infrastructure free of charge on the eve of the elections.