Shifting supply chains and BRI developments are boosting Central Asian trade and investment with positive regional results By Chris Devonshire-Ellis The bilateral trade turnover between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan since the beginning of 2022 has reached US$1 billion, a record figure. The announcement was made by Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the President of Uzbekistan, following conversations with[…..]
Kyrgyzstan’s Minister of Transport and Communications, Tilek Tekebayev has held meetings with Annadurdy Kosaev, the Chairman of the Turkmendeniz Deryayollary Transport agency at Turkmenbashi port, according to the Kyrgyz Ministry of Transport.
Tajikistan’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade has introduced the “Strategy for the Development of the Green Economy for 2023-2037”, with the goal being to implement regulatory reforms, ensure the efficient use of natural capital, attract investments, introduce modern and innovative technologies, and strengthen international cooperation in the green economy.
All the latest international news, analysis and opinion from the BRI Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion Old Wine In New Bottles? China, the G7 and the New Infrastructure Geopolitics (ODI) China and the Long Game on Climate (The Diplomat) Economics EAEU Looks To Establish A Common Payment System With The BRICS (Russia Briefing)[…..]
FTA would open up a Free Trade Area including access to much of Eurasia and South East Asia A joint feasibility study on a free trade agreement between Georgia and South Korea has confirmed that the deal would have a positive impact on the economic welfare of both countries. The conclusion comes after Georgian deputy[…..]
Opening up the Wakhan Corridor seen as a potential land trade bridge By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Afghanistan’s Industry and Commerce Minister, Nooruddin Azizi, has been holding trade and investment talks with Beijing and called for China to speed up its efforts for reopening of the Silk Road trade routes, and specifically the Wakhan Corridor, an[…..]
The Belarusian Automobile Plant (BelAZ) has been discussing the establishment of a joint venture in Tajikistan for the assembly of haul trucks with a carrying capacity of 30-45 tonnes. BelAz has considerable experience in heavy-duty truck manufacturing.
China Railway Wuju Group Corporation (CRWG) will build highways in the northern region of Tajikistan, according to the Ministry of Transport of Tajikistan.
All the latest international news, analysis and opinion from the BRI Compiled By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Analysis & Opinion A New Belt and Road Initiative Toolkit (The Diplomat) China’s Home Appliance Exports Surge Amid World Cup (Global Times) China’s SCO Diplomacy: Creating A Parallel World Order? (Eurasia Review) The Great Downfall of China’s Belt and Road[…..]
GDP Growth At 6.2%, Massive Energy Reserves And A Move To A Digital World Are Bringing Turkmenistan Into The Central Asian Future Rather Than Its Past By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Turkmenistan has been rattling along with GDP growth rates of 6.2% during 2022, with the country able to take advantage of high gas prices,[…..]