On October 22, business world was discussing an interesting news - the National Atomic Company of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Kazatomprom as it announced intentions to publicly offer its shares (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange. The decision is significant, because the successful placement of shares on the stock exchange allows to take the company to a new level of development.
Terrorism trends in Central Asia suggest that the region is shifting from primarily an exporter of foreign fighters to one where domestic and regional terrorist attacks may become increasingly more common. Uzbekistan and Tajikistan are two of the countries that have produced the largest number of foreign fighters per capita: 1,500 and 1,300, respectively. Yet, the region has mostly been spared from terrorist attacks and, instead, religious extremists travel elsewhere. The diaspora has produced several attacks with deadly consequences: the Stockholm and New York truck attacks, the St. Petersburg Metro bombing, and the New Year’s Istanbul night club shooting are but a few examples of attacks perpetrated by foreign fighters from Central Asia. Authorities and security services worldwide are fearful of similar attacks in the future.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan received a note from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan, kabar.kg reports.
EU is ready to provide Uzbekistan with the opportunity to supply more than 6,200 types of goods to the European market without duties, Uzbek media reports.
BISHKEK (TCA) — Central Asia countries possess abundant resources and great potential for tourism development. The unique heritage, nature and traditions of different peoples and cultures along the Great Silk Road attract tourists from all over the world.
TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN — For the first time in a generation, Tashkent has an outward-looking foreign policy. During its first 25 years of independence, Uzbekistan was a prickly neighbor, mired in disputes with its Central Asian neighbors and swinging from support to opposition and back again in its relations with the major powers. But the launch of economic reforms by a new leadership in 2017 shuffled the deck.
(MENAFN) Turkmenistan was announced to be witnessing the launch of a new delegation by the European Union (EU) in 2019.
Kyrgyzstan ranks second among the countries of Central Asia in terms of mobile Internet speed, the Speedtest Global Index wrote in the updated rating (data for October 2018), kabar.kg reports.
Inflationary pressure on the economy of Uzbekistan in 2019 may increase, the consumer price index may be 17-18 percentage due to rising energy prices, wages in the social sector and taxes, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on its website on November 20.
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).