Israel-UAE detente puts stars in their eyes

The commercial space and high tech sectors could be among the  big winners out of last…

Huwaei wins Russian 5G contract as Trump pushes Xi and Putin into each others’ arms

Huawei is to build Russia’s first 5G wireless network after it struck a deal with MTS…

Saudi Prince arrives in UK with charm offensive and $90bn in trade deals

The UK and Saudi Arabia this week agreed to boost mutual trade and investment between the…

Russia and China set to join forces in Saudi Aramco IPO

A joint Russia-China investment fund  is gearing up to participate in Saudi Aramco’s forthcoming IPO, the CEO of…

China’s thirst for energy drives trade with Russia to new heights

Russia has reached its goal of increasing bilateral trade with China  to $80bn a year ahead…

Russia and Iran look for energy contracts as payback for Assad support

Russia’s support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime throughout his country’s bloody civil war could be …

South Korea and Uzbekistan sign $9bn investment package

As Uzbekistan and South Korea mark the 25th anniversary of official diplomatic ties between the two…

Detente between Tashkent and Astana paves way for $5bn gas deal with China

Kazakhstan is to start exporting natural gas to China for the first time this month after KazTransGas…

Nazarbayev and Xi “open new page” in relations with $8bn investment package

The Kazakh and Chinese Presidents Nursultan Nazarbayev and Xi Jinping yesterday  gave their blessing to representatives…

Russia and Uzbekistan sign $3.5bn in deals as Mirziyoyev heads to Moscow

With Uzbekistan’s new President Shavkat Mirziyoyev due to arrive in  Moscow tomorrow, the Uzbek foreign ministry…

New investment fund set to strengthen ties between Russia and Turkey

The flourishing political and economic alliance between Russia and Turkey wracked up a notch  this week with…

Brexit could help EU-India FTA but report scotches hopes of UK side deal

Britain’s exit from the European Union is likely to impact positively on India’s hopes of securing…

Erdogan rubber-stamps Turkish Stream

Turkish  President Recip Erdogan has paved the way for construction of the Turkish Stream pipeline to begin after…

Moscow and Ankara bury their differences to set up $1bn Russian Turkish investment fund

Russian Turkish investment fund: With Russian President Putin due to meet with his Turkish counterpart Recep Erodgan…

Sakhalin 2 on agenda as Japan and Russia seal $1.3bn investment package

A number  Japanese companies  and banks are considering participating in the financing and construction of the third…

Chancellor Hammond opens UK-China free trade deal talks

UK-China free trade deal: The UK’s new Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has begun discussions with…

Ankara thanks Russia for support over Turkish coup as relations thaw further

Turkish coup: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu today expressed his country’s  gratitude to Russia for its…

PM Turnbull calls for free trade deal between Australia and Britain

A free trade deal between Australia and Britain should be set up as soon as possible, Australian…

Juncker plays WTO card over steel row as Li calls for more EU-China trade

EU-China trade:The president of the European commission has warned China that it must stop dumping cheap…

Turkey looks to boost trade with Russia to $100bn after Erdogan apologises

Erdogan apologises: Turkey hopes to increase annual trade with Russia to $100bn, its Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu…

Tehran and Ankara agree oil for rail swap

The governments in Tehran and Ankara have agreed to a €80m oil for rail swap that…

EEU-China trade deal could be signed within 2 years, says Shuvalov

EEU-China trade deal: The Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) is starting negotiations on a trade deal…

China earmarks Qatar as Silk Road partner

Silk China looking to  Qatar as a key partner in its efforts to establish a new Silk…

Moscow and Beijing pledge to treble Sino-Russian trade in next five years

Moscow and Beijing have agreed to increase bilateral Sino-Russian trade from $65bn last year to $200bn by…