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Section: The Times of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan)

    Multilateral development banks increase financing for CIS projects
    Aug05

    Multilateral development banks increase financing for CIS projects

    BISHKEK (TCA) — Multilateral development banks (MDBs) increased financing for Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) projects, including in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, in Q2 2017 compared to Q1 2017 by 125% or up to US $2.36 billion, according to the Review of Investment Activities of Multilateral...

    EU backs Kyrgyzstan’s Bar in protecting lawyers’ rights, increasing ethical standards
    Jun29

    EU backs Kyrgyzstan’s Bar in protecting lawyers’ rights, increasing ethical standards

    BISHKEK (TCA) — On 30 June the southern Kyrgyzstan city of Osh will host a round table “On the protection of lawyers’ rights and ethical standards of the legal profession”, organised by the EU-Central Asia Rule of Law Platform, in cooperation with the Kyrgyz and the Paris Bars. The objective of the roundtable is to provide exposure to best...

    GE showcases future of energy and industry at Expo-2017 in Kazakhstan
    Jun23

    GE showcases future of energy and industry at Expo-2017 in Kazakhstan

    ASTANA (TCA) — Following the opening last week of Expo-2017 in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana, over 100 top officials, senior business executives, and global thought leaders came together on June 21 for an interactive discussion at Moving Forward, Fueling the Future, the General Electric-hosted forum focused on emerging trends and...

    Trade between Kazakhstan and Ukraine on the rise
    Jun19

    Trade between Kazakhstan and Ukraine on the rise

    ASTANA (TCA) — For the first 4 months of this year, trade between Kazakhstan and Ukraine increased by 37.3% compared to the same period in 2016 and amounted to 486.3 million dollars. This was said at the 13th session of the Joint Kazakhstan-Ukraine Intergovernmental Commission on Economic Cooperation held in Astana on June 14-16, the official...

    Almaty city the most business-friendly in Kazakhstan — World Bank study
    Jun07

    Almaty city the most business-friendly in Kazakhstan — World Bank study

    ASTANA (TCA) — Entrepreneurs in Kazakhstan navigate a wide range of regulatory practices, depending on where they start and operate their business, says the World Bank Group’s Subnational Doing Business in Kazakhstan 2017 report, released on June 6. Doing business in Kazakhstan can be complex, but it is relatively inexpensive, finds the...

    Uzbekistan’s foreign minister names barriers to foreign investment in the country
    May30

    Uzbekistan’s foreign minister names barriers to foreign investment in the country

    TASHKENT (TCA) — From September 2016 to May this year, Uzbekistan signed over 320 trade and investment agreements and contracts with foreign partners for a total amount exceeding US $44 billion, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov told the Senate of the Uzbek parliament on May 27, the Jahon Information Agency reported....

    Kazakhstan gets FMD free status, is now able to export agricultural products to WTO countries
    May29

    Kazakhstan gets FMD free status, is now able to export agricultural products to WTO countries

    ASTANA (TCA) — An official ceremony of awarding a certificate of conferring on Kazakhstan the status of a zone free from foot and mouth disease took place in Paris on May 25, Kazakhstan’s First Deputy Agriculture Minister Kairat Aytuganov said, the official website of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan reported. Delegates of the International...

    Central Asia ready to follow China’s lead despite Russian ties
    May26

    Central Asia ready to follow China’s lead despite Russian ties

    BISHKEK (TCA) — As Central Asian countries badly need foreign investment for their economic growth, and this investment could mainly come from China, we are republishing this article by George Voloshin, originally published by The Jamestown Foundation’s Eurasia Daily Monitor: China hosted a major international gathering on May 14 and 15....

    Kazakhstan hosts forum on Internet development in Central Asia
    May25

    Kazakhstan hosts forum on Internet development in Central Asia

    ALMATY (TCA) — The OSCE-supported eighth annual Central Asian Forum on Internet Development began on May 24 in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Some 150 government officials, representatives from civil society, media-related non-governmental organizations, professional associations, experts, lawyers and journalists from the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy,...

    Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan pledge game-changing energy, power cooperation
    May23

    Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan pledge game-changing energy, power cooperation

    BISHKEK (TCA) — Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has so far built the most friendly and close relations with next-door neighbor Turkmenistan, with other Central Asian neighbors also mending ties with Tashkent in various spheres. We are republishing this article on the issue, originally published by EurasiaNet.org: The love affair between...

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