Eurasia / Tech

EVs in Uzbekistan bring problems and prospects

Muzaffar Ismailov in Tashkent July 28, 2022

Number of imports up dramatically, but most market players doing little by way of providing electric vehicle servicing and infrastructure. That needs to change.

IMM Investment-backed farming IT firm to launch smart farming in Mongolia

bne IntelliNews July 7, 2022

PlanTFarm will create and operate indoor vertical farms to grow fresh vegetables in Mongolia after Ukraine war highlighted the importance of food self-sufficiency.

Kazakhstan: Sanctions likely behind fresh delay at new Baikonur launchpad

Eurasianet June 29, 2022

Russian space chief Dmitri Rogozin has indicated that developers of a craft being designed for the pad will have to work around sanctions.

Uzbekistan’s IT sector on fire and targeting the vast US market

Ben Aris in Berlin June 18, 2022

One country’s brain drain is another country’s gain. In the competitive business of IT outsourcing, Uzbekistan wants to wind up on the right side of that equation.

Iran may be heartbeat away from first unicorn

bne IntelIiNews May 24, 2022

Ride-hailing app Snapp! said to be near to claiming $1bn valuation.