In a report on results of the Tajik Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2007, the Tajik foreign minister, Hamrokhon Zarifi, said that there were positive dynamics in resolving political and economic issues that arose in bilateral relations between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, Uzbek newspaper Biznes-Vestnik Vostoka reported on 29 January.
Uzbekistan has resumed the full-scale supplies of natural gas to [the Kazakh city of] Almaty as well as Almaty, Zhambyl and South Kazakhstan regions, the press service of the Kaztransgaz (gas transportation subsidiary of the Kazakh national oil and gas company KazMunayGaz) reported.
Ukraine is seeking to buy natural gas supplies directly rather than going through an intermediary company partially owned by Russia, the country’s prime minister said Monday, citing corruption concerns, AP reported.
Efes Breweries International NV (EBI) said it has signed an agreement with Heineken International BV to establish a joint venture to invest in the Uzbek beer market.
Heineken N.V. announced today that it has established a joint venture with Efes Breweries International N.V. (EBI) in order to invest in the Uzbek beer market through the acquisition of breweries.
The Uzbek Metallurgical Plant, Uzbekistan’s only steel producer, invested US$3.5 million in modernization in 2007, a company executive told Interfax.
Russian Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov expects Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan to join the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) Customs Union, the PM said during a meeting of the EurAsEC intergovernmental council.
Russian railway equipment maker Transmashholding will supply a total of 10 locomotives in 2008 to Uzbekistan’s national rail company Uzbek Railways, a spokesperson for the Uzbek company told Prime-Tass Friday.
Belarus wants the Customs Union and the common economic space of the Eurasian Economic Community (EurAsEC) created as soon as possible, Prime Minister Sergei Sidorsky told a session of the EurAsEC Interstate Council in Moscow on Friday.