By Kamila Aliyeva: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) plans to provide Tajikistan with about $160 million in 2018 for a number of projects, including the one on reducing risks from natural disasters, Tajik media outlets reported.
Azernews.az: The volume of foreign trade turnover of Tajikistan in January 2018 amounted to $443 million. The trade turnover increased by 75.6 percent, or by $190.7 million, compared to the same period of the previous year, according to statistical data, Central Asian media outlets reported.
azernews.az: Industrial enterprises in Tajikistan will get a relief from a number of inspections for a period of two years.
Azernews: Uzbekistan plans to increase coal production up to 11.1 million tons by 2021 to meet the needs of the population and industry.
The National Energy Holding of Kyrgyzstan will resume the export of electricity to Uzbekistan. This was announced by the deputy head of the National Energy Holding Nurlan Sydykov at a press conference in Bishkek on January 29, Central Asian media outlets reported.
The GDP growth in Turkmenistan amounted to 6.5 percent in 2017. This was stated at the enlarged meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, Turkmenistan’s state agency reported.
By Kamila Aliyeva The volume of foreign trade turnover of Tajikistan in January-December 2017 amounted to $3.9 billion, thus showing an increase of 1.1 percent, according to the Statistics Agency under the President of Tajikistan.
President Trump noted Kazakhstan’s global leadership as an elected member of the United Nations Security Council in 2017-2018. He praised Kazakhstan’s legacy as a leader in international non-proliferation efforts, beginning with the voluntary renunciation of its nuclear arsenal in 1992, and reinforced by ongoing commitments to nuclear security and recent support for preventing the spread and use of chemical weapons. Both leaders condemned the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, including North Korea’s unlawful nuclear and missile programs. The leaders welcomed the recent opening of the International Atomic Energy Agency Low Enriched Uranium Bank in Kazakhstan, which seeks to decrease the risk of nuclear enrichment technology proliferation.
Kginfo.ru: Kyrgyz officials will mark a mournful date soon enough -- the date of the Boeing cargo plane crash near Bishkek. The incident took the lives of 39 passengers, among them 17 children. But so far neither the relatives of the deceased nor the people of Kyrgyzstan have heard a single word of apology from the main culprit of that terrible incident -- former president of the country Almazbek Atambayev.
BISHKEK (TCA) — Economic growth in Europe and Central Asia is anticipated to ease to 2.9 percent in 2018 from an estimated 3.7 percent in 2017, the World Bank says in its January 2018 Global Economic Prospects.