China signs $2.5bn Trans-Kyrgyz gas pipeline deal

Trans-Kyrgyz gas pipeline deal: The Hong Kong registered Trans-Kyrgyz Gas Pipeline Company is to construct a 35km pipeline through Kyrgyzstan after a deal was signed with  China yesterday. The deal gives the China National Petroleum Corporation the right to pump 30bn m³ of gas through Kyrgyz territory each year for the next 30 years in return for $2.5bn.  AKI Press