INTERVIEW: Uzbekneftegaz remaking Uzbekistan’s energy sector

Ben Aris in Berlin January 17, 2019

bne IntelliNews put some questions to Ulugbek Sayidov, first deputy chairman of the board of Uzbekistan’s national oil company Uzbekneftegaz, on prospects for the development of the country’s energy sector, during the Uzbek-German summit in Berlin.

Frontier investment funds are moving into Uzbekistan

Mark van Loon in London January 16, 2019

It was only a matter of time before attention of frontier market investors turned towards Uzbekistan. The first two funds are being set up targeting both public markets and private equity strategies.

Uzbekistan takes the UzRoadShow to Berlin

Ben Aris in Berlin January 15, 2019

A hermit state no more, Central Asia’s most populous nation is taking a second bite at the foreign investment cherry. There is huge interest.

One in seven workers in Eastern Europe report delayed paychecks

bne IntelliNews January 7, 2019

Part-time workers were disproportionately affected by pay delays, with 22% saying they had received late pay, compared to 14% of full-time workers.

OUTLOOK 2019 Uzbekistan

bne IntelliNews December 21, 2018

Uzbekistan is coming in from the cold, and foreign investors will keep a keen eye on opportunities that might be opening up in 2019, the third year of the country’s new era.