Great Stone Park projects offered to Chinese delegation in Belarus

Great Stone Park Belarus yesterday (January 30th) proposed that China participate in a number of new…

Iran proposes Caspian Sea Free Economic Zone Council

Iran proposes Caspian Sea Free Economic Zone Council: Reza Masoor, Director General of  Iran’s Anzali Fee…

Araz Free Economic Zone to get new airport on border between Iran and Azerbaijan

Araz Free Economic Zone: Iran is planning to build a 300-ha new airport on its border…

Vladivostok to become Russia’s first “free port” in boost to Far East economy

Vladivostok: From next July, Vladivostok will become Russia’s first ‘free port’ as President Putin makes good on…

Crimean Special Economic Zone ratified by Putin

 Special Economic Zone: Russia’s  President Vladimir Putin last week signed a document officially ratifying the establishment…

Kazakh petrochemical and logistics SEZs to get KZT68.5bn investment

Kazakh petrochemical and logistics SEZs: Kazakhstan’s National Wealth Fund has allocated KZT 68.5bn ($377m) towards the…

Astrakhan Oblast to get new shipbuilding SEZ

Astrakhan Oblast: Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed off on a decree that will see a special…

Crimean Special Economic Zone approved to attract investment

Crimean Special Economic Zone: The Russian Cabinet yesterday approved the establishment of a free economic zone in Crimea to attract investors who will be…

Taraz Chemical Park attracts interest from China and South Korea

Taraz Chemical Park, one of Kazakhstan’s new special economic zones, is believed to be about to…

CAC eyes up Kazakh petrochemical cluster

CAC, the German chemical company, has held talks with Kazatomprom about the possibility of setting up a…

More Azerbaijan industrial zones planned

Azerbaijan industrial zones: Azerbaijan’s Economy and Industry Ministry  has announced plans to build a series of industrial zones…

Russian business delegation to visit North Korea

Russian business delegation to visit North Korea: A Russian business  delegation is to visit North Korea later this month…

Dongfeng considers car assembly in Alabuga SEZ

Dongfeng Motor Corporation, one of China’s largest automotive companies, is looking at the possibility of assembling its…

Russian Asian realignment to continue – Medvedev

Russian Asian realignment: Russia will continue reorienting itself toward Asia, its Prime Minister told delegates at last…

Sollers Far East car plant given SEZ status

Sollers Far East car plant is to become the centre of a new Special Economic Zone dedicated…

Russian business clusters proposed

Russian business clusters: Russia’s Ministry of Economic Development last week put its weight behind proposals to create…

Silk Road Economic Belt gets presidential approval

Silk Road Economic Belt: Uzbek President Islam Karimov and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping met this week…

Uzbekistan industrial zones planned for SMEs

Uzbekistan industrial zones: Uzbekistan’s SMEs are soon to have access to a network of industrial zones where…

China looks to promote New Silk Road Economic Belt

New Silk Road Economic Belt: Wang Gengnian, the Director-General of China’s state-run radio station China Radio…

European interest in Crimea SEZ grows

European interest in Crimea SEZ: European businessmen are showing serious interest in business projects in the Crimea,…

Titanium Valley pulls in Figeac Aero

Titanium Valley: France’s  Figeac Aero is to partner VSMPO AVISMA in the machining of titanium parts and manufacture of finished…

Crimean industrial parks to get RUB5bn state investment

 Crimean industrial parks: Russia is planning to establish  four industrial parks  in Crimea at an investment cost of RUB5bn,…

New Uzbek sugar plant under construction

Uzbek sugar plant: Work has begun on the construction of Uzbekistan’s new sugar plant in Tashkent’s Angren…

Crimean gambling zone licences to cost RUB500m

Companies planning to be part of the planned Crimean gambling zone will have to invest a…