Economy

2017-05-23
2017-05-23

New era of co-operation between Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan bringing benefits

Citizens of both countries are enjoying easier border crossings, while businesses plan ambitious joint ventures.


2017-05-08
2017-05-08

Cross-border trade increases between Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan

For the first time in years Kyrgyz farmers and business owners crossed over the border on a officially sanctioned visit to sell and buy goods in Tajikistan.


2017-05-03
2017-05-03

Recent trade fair heralds deepening Uzbekistan-Tajikistan ties

For the first time in 25 years of independence, Tajikistan hosted a trade fair of Uzbekistan's exports.


2017-04-25
2017-04-25

Tashkent anticipates population boom with end of residence restrictions

The government May 5 will discuss allowing any Uzbekistani citizen to buy real estate in Tashkent and to reside there legally.


2017-04-21
2017-04-21

Direct flights signal deepening cooperation between Pakistan, Uzbekistan

Recently restored air travel links and joint business projects show the two countries' growing interests toward each other, observers say.


2017-04-17
2017-04-17

Uzbekistan seeks to make Bukhara a tourism hub

Officials are considering ideas such as establishing a duty-free zone and a tourism police force.


2017-03-01
2017-03-01

ECO countries vow to defeat militancy, stimulate economic growth

The main challenges the ten Economic Co-operation Organisation (ECO) countries face are extremism, terrorism and drug trafficking, officials say.


2017-01-17
2017-01-17

Uzbekistan electrifies railway towards Afghan border

An electrified railway will reduce the cost of shipping and boost trade, stakeholders say.


2017-01-12
2017-01-12

Uzbekistan, Pakistan hope to counter extremism, boost trade

The two countries agreed to work together to fight extremism and enhance economic relations.


2017-01-05
2017-01-05

Uzbek-Afghan joint projects to create jobs, fight militancy

New jobs and improved social conditions will help fight extremism in Afghanistan and increase security on the Uzbek-Afghan border, observers say.


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