The four smuggling tunnels found so far may only be a small part of the total.
Vladimir Putin wants to reorientate Russian trade east and south. To some extent, such a strategy will be complicated by an avoid-Russia-at-all-costs mentality drawing commerce to a ‘Middle Corridor’.
An 8% rise in global energy investment in 2022 to $2.4 trillion, driven by a 12% rise in clean energy spending, is still far from enough to tackle the energy crisis and to put the world on the path to a greener and more secure energy future.
For the Uzbeks, the strategic relationship helps with the balancing act between the big powers. For the Turks, it builds regional influence in line with the pan-Turkic agenda.
Inflation is being driven up by the food crisis and disrupted supply chains, first during the pandemic and now due to the war in Ukraine, leading to fears of stagflation for the whole world.
A new book exposes the hollowness of many Western assumptions about China’s role in Central Asia.
The world’s economy is being hit by an inflation and interest rate shock that shows no sign of abating, Institute of International Finance (IIF) said in a recent paper.
One country’s brain drain is another country’s gain. In the competitive business of IT outsourcing, Uzbekistan wants to wind up on the right side of that equation.
More than 7,000 Kyrgyz nationals applied for seasonal farming jobs in Britain
The debate around inflation is centre-stage at present, with headline and PPI inflation soaring globally in response to a range of factors but including climate change/transition and Covid-related supply disruptions.
Every modern constitution claims to speak for the public. “We the People,” the US Constitution famously begins. Uzbekistan’s own Soviet era constitution, passed in 1978, declared grandly that “all power” belonged to the people. It didn’t.
Tashkent indicates it has concerns that the project may not be economically feasible.
Officials say logistics difficulties have hit Brazilian sugar cane deliveries. Queues causing tensions as sugar resellers attempt to capitalise.
Artel Electronics, Central Asia’s leading electronics and home appliances manufacturer, achieves corporate bond milestone in Uzbekistan.
Maintaining a healthy planet and ensuring prosperity for all requires a renewed emphasis on reducing environmental impact, sustainability and changing the way the current economic system works.
Freight dispatchers desire to avoid sanctioned Russia may have motivated Chinese officials to get a move on.
Energy efficiency must play a central role in meeting the world’s emissions reduction and renewable energy targets.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi used a visit to Central Asia to talk about the United States. But his counterparts wanted to talk business.
Activists are bewildered by how the government has chosen to revisit the events of 2010 in this way.
Tashkent is seeking to boost domestic flour production at a delicate time, with the war in Ukraine garbling food supply chains.