Uzbekistan joins Central Asian hydropower race

After years of raising objections to similar projects in neighbouring Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, Uzbekistan earlier this…

CCA economic growth slumps to 20-year low with more gloom ahead

CCA economic growth: A combination of the large and sustained decline in commodity prices, the knock-on effect…

World Bank predicts Central Asian stagnation and urges cooperation

Central Asian stagnation: The economies of Europe and Central Asia continue to face difficult headwinds in an…

New IMF report lays out recipe for Central Asian economic growth

Central Asian economic growth:  Nurturing a more competitive business environment, fostering worker talent, and improving access to…

Azerbaijan bucks trend as EBRD downgrades Central Asia’s prospects

The EBRD has revised its predictions for Azerbaijan’s GDP growth upwards from 1.5% to  3% and 2.5%…

ADB downgrades Central Asian growth forecast

Central Asian growth: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised its  growth forecast for Central Asia  down…

German businesses set sights on Central Asia and Mongolia – Commerzbank

German businesses set sights on Central Asia and Mongolia: With Commerzbank forecasting that  the republics of Central Asia…