SINGAPORE - Singapore and Kazakhstan aim to strengthen their economic partnership, Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said on Wednesday (Nov 21), as the two countries signed a bilateral investment treaty (BIT).
Last week, 267 transactions were registered at the State Commodity and Raw Materials Exchange of Turkmenistan, the Exchange said in a statement.
MOSCOW -- Russian state-run gas company Gazprom will resume natural gas imports from Turkmenistan for the first time in three years in 2019, seeking to thrust itself back into a more prominent role in a country tethered to Chinese debt.
The volume of transit container transportations via Kazakhstan rose by 49%, Minister of Investments and Development Zhenis Kassymbek said at the Government's weekly meeting.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published a new forecast of the growth of world economy and individual geographic regions. Central Asia, in general, looks more than promising. The average index of economic growth of the countries in the region, for this and the following years, is at a higher level than the world’s total.
The FINANCIAL -- Scores of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Turkmenistan will benefit from the EBRD’s Advice for Small Businesses programme, funded by the European Union.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 35 million dollars grant to reconnect Tajikistan’s electricity system to the Central Asian Power System (CAPS) through interconnection with the Uzbekistan system, according to the ADB Tajikistan Resident Mission (TJRM), news.tj reports.
At a recent government meeting, Kyrgyzstan Prime Minister Mukhammedkaly Abylgaziyev sharply criticized the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Industry and Land Reclamation.
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has sent a letter to Slovenian President Borut Pahor on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the Turkmen government said in a message.
The FINANCIAL -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed loan agreements for loans equivalent to $80 million in Kazakhstani tenge with Samruk-Energy, Kazakhstan’s largest power generation company, to help increase its balance sheet flexibility by reducing foreign exchange risk, enhance its operational efficiency, and identify a renewable energy pipeline for the company.