Disasters in the making

Will Conroy in Prague September 19, 2020

Iran, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan among countries ranked most vulnerable by inaugural edition of Ecological Threat Register.

Uzbekistan wins deals to produce Nike, Adidas footwear

bne IntelIiNews September 10, 2020

Major step for officials attempting to move cotton and textile industries away from raw material exports and into processing and value-added product making.

Uzbekistan’s Bukhara refinery buys in Honeywell technology to help meet government’s oil and fuel ambitions

Kanat Shaku in Almaty September 9, 2020

Facility will produce cleaner-burning Euro 5 standard petrol and diesel. Mirziyoyev administration would like to see an end to fuel imports.

China pushes on with Central Asia trade ambitions despite missing Kyrgyz rail link

Emil Avdaliani in Tbilisi August 15, 2020

Moscow wary of growing Beijing-backed connectivity in region as routes through Russia stand to lose out.

AFC Capital: Uzbekistan stakes claim as Gold Country

Scott Osheroff in Singapore August 13, 2020

Precious metal narrows current account deficit by one third. If it so wished, nation could sell enough gold today to move into a trade surplus. Investing in Uzbekistan thus doubles as a synthetic play on gold.