FRONTIER MARKETS: Oltin fund to be first internationally listed Uzbek security

bne IntelliNews July 16, 2019

Specialist LSE listing to provide investors with chance to get in early on Uzbekistan’s move from Soviet-type economy to market economy.

Central, Eastern and Southeast European sovereigns to return to debt markets on large scale in 2020, Raiffeisen says

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow July 9, 2019

Governments of Central and Southeast Europe have already secured most of the funding they need for this year, but with more obligations maturing in 2020 they are expected to return to the markets on a large scale next year

General Motors completes pull out of GM Uzbekistan, company renamed UZAUTO

Kanat Shaku in Almaty July 5, 2019

Uzbek state-run car producer GM Uzbekistan has been renamed UZAUTO Motors, after the US company completed its withdrawal from the country, GM Authority reported on July 3.

Disgraced daughter of late Uzbek dictator pleads for clemency

Kanat Shaku in Almaty June 25, 2019

Gulnara Karimova makes move after $1.2bn of her assets are reclaimed by Uzbekistan. Once known as the country’s “most hated person” and accused of massive telecoms and other corruption, she is languishing in jail with health problems.

It’s now or never for an Uzbek gas boom

Kanat Shaku in Tashkent May 31, 2019

Tashkent has big ambitions in hydrocarbons, petroleum products, petrochemicals and pipelines. It is opening up to foreign investors. But there are still tensions with remaining elements of the planned economy.