By Nigar Guliyeva – Trend: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed the risk sharing accord with the First MicroFinance Bank (FMFB), the EBRD reported.
Kazakhstan’s airline, Air Astana, plans to expand its routs network to Uzbekistan. This was announced by the regional representative of the Kazakh airline Yevgeniy Krutov at a conference dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, Kazinform reported.
KAZINFORM Kazakhstan, China, Turkmenistan and Iran agreed to increase railway traffic on the China-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran (CKTI) route, Kazakhstan Temir Zholy press service reports.
“Atambayev's yet another hysterical statement with dirty attacks on Kazakhstan only contradict to the relations of true good-neighborliness. Such emotions have no place in big politics. Blockading Kyrgyzstan is out of the question. It is necessary to comply with the standards and requirements of the EAEU.”
ECONOMIC TIMES: Central Asia is a region of unique opportunities and has huge unrealized potential, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev said at the international conference "Central Asia: One Past and a Common Future, Cooperation for Sustainable Development and Mutual Prosperity" held on November 10-11 in the historic city of Samarkand.
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.
AKIPRESS.COM - Some 13 cooperation documents have been signed as a result of the high level talks between Presidents of Tajikistana and Turkmenistan today in Dushanbe, the Tajik President's press service reported.
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".
Tajik police detained a prominent businessman, leaving room for the president’s son-in-law.
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.