Russian sanctions risk to German jobs

Russian sanctions risk to German jobs: 25,000 German jobs could be lost if further economic sanctions are…

New Bosch boiler plant opens in Russia

Bosch boiler plant: The Bosch Group’s new €20m, 8,000km2 Bosch Thermotechnology plant opened for business today in Engels. The…

German engineering imports down

German engineering import orders from Russia have dropped by as much as 60% in recent months,…

Auchan expansion programme gets World Bank backing

The Auchan expansion programme, which will see the French retailer develop its network in Russia, Vietnam…

Vanino port to get funding from Spain and China

Vanino port, one of Russia’s ten largest ports, looks set to get development funding from a group of…

Rosneft buys Pirelli stake

Rosneft buys Pirelli stake: Rosneft has become the largest shareholder in Pirellis after it paid around €500m…

Transmashholding and Alstom merger rumours

Transmashholding and Alstom merger: Russia’s largest locomotive and rail equipment manufacturer  Transmashholding and France’s Alstom could merge,…

EU goes to WTO in light commercial vehicles duties dispute

Light commercial vehicles duties dispute: The European Union is taking Russia to the WTO today in an…

Kyrgyzstan-UK double taxation talks begin

Kyrgyzstan-UK double taxation: The governments of Kyrgyzstan and the UK have begun discussions over cooperation on double…

Technip to continue with Yamal LNG Project

French engineering and construction firm Technip yesterday confirmed that it will carry on with the construction…

Azerbaijan commissions 50 Alstom electric trains

50 Alstom electric trains are bound for Azerbaijan after the French company signed a contract to supply…

France looks at Azerbaijan space industry

The Azerbaijan space industry has attracted the interest of several French companies, Azerbaijan’s Communications and High…

Azerbaijan nuclear power programme resumed

The Azerbaijan nuclear power programme is to be resumed, with France’s VINCI Construction Group expressing an interest…

France and Azerbaijan close to multi-billion dollar deals

France and Azerbaijan were today on the verge of signing dozens of commercial agreements worth billions…

Alstom and Azerbaijan Railways in $300m deal

France’s Alstom and Azerbaijan Railways are believed to be about to sign a contract for the supply of 50 KZ8A freight…

France to honour Mistra helicopter contract

Mistra helicopter contract: Despite events in Ukraine, France has decided to honour its defence  obligations to…

Schneider discusses Turkmenistan energy distribution system

Turkmenistan energy distribution system: President Berdimuhamedov has been holding talks with the French electrical distribution specialists…

Binnopharm and Fresenius Kabi in JV

Binnopharm and Fresenius Kabi:  Sistema’s pharmaceutical subsidiary Binnopharm has entered into a JV with Germany’s Fresenius…

Metro Cash & Carry Russian outlets to double

Metro Cash & Carry Russian outlets: German retailer Metro Cash & Carry is planning to double…

Siemens wins South Stream telecoms contract

South Stream telecoms contract: South  Stream Transport has contracted Siemens AG to provide electrical and instrumentation systems…

Regular TAP Lisbon-St Petersburg flights to begin in July

TAP Lisbon-St Petersburg flights: Portugal’s national carrier TAP is to start a regular service between St…

Stara Glass and Botterro win Tashkent glass plant contract

Tashkent glass plant: The Italian companies Stara Glass and Botterro are to spend some €11m increasing the…

Azerbaijan investment climate gets Confindustria thumbs up

Azerbaijan investment climate: President of Italian manufacturing and service company Confindustria Udine  Matteo Tonon  has voiced his…

UK investment in Azerbaijan outstrips the rest

UK investment in Azerbaijan: UK accounted for more than half of all inward investment into Azerbaijan…