Russia is proposing a major reconfiguration of the Central Asian gas market. Eurasianet’s weekly Turkmenistan briefing.
The global inflation crisis paired with lacklustre economic growth and an outlook clouded by uncertainties have led to a decline in real wages around the world, a new report published by the International Labour Organization (ILO) has found.
Severe supply chain disruption continued, however, with muted rates of improvement across the sector.
Impacts of Ukraine invasion still driving price growth in economy.
Tokayev highlights symbolism of visits as he reaches out to Europe but indicates Russia is still Kazakhstan’s main strategic partner.
Goal of proposed union is to coordinate transport of Russian gas across Central Asia as Moscow seeks new markets in response to Western sanctions.
Kazakh retail sales rose by 1.4% y/y in January-October, registering a value of Kazakhstani tenge KZT12.09tn ($25.8bn), according to data published by Kazakhstan's State Statistics Committee.
Warning issued after accident at a power plant in northern Kazakhstan that left thousands without electricity amid freezing temperatures in the city of Ekibastuz.
Kazakhstan’s re-elected president has seven years to show he really does understand the meaning of the word he mouths so often, “reform”.
Protesters, reportedly organised by businessman Marat Abiyev's Architects of the Future, were arrested after altercations with police.
Franchisee introduces indefinite closure of all restaurants. Supply issues are cited, but details are scarce.
The contraction in Ukraine’s GDP will be among the worst 10-20% of those in conflicts in the last 200 years, the development bank predicts in its 2022/23 Transition Report.
Development bank recommends countries should now gradually dial down help to vulnerable companies, so they can either learn to adapt to the new climate of higher interest rates or exit the market by going into insolvency.
In seven-year term ahead, president faces prospect of rebalancing relations with Russia, China and the West.
EU’s foreign policy chief is latest high-level Western official to visit Central Asia.
Incumbent does not aspire to become a political reformer, but an economic one with a Singapore-style focus on economic modernisation under authoritarian rule.
With victory in this weekend’s snap poll a formality, the president will already be thinking about how to rebalance relations with Russia, China and the West.
Fibre-optic lines crucial part of project set to benefit up to 1.8bn people from Frankfurt to Mumbai.
Greying of populations big dilemma for developed countries. Share of people on planet aged 65 years or above projected to rise from 10% now to 16% in 2050.
The incumbent’s absence from the debate will bear him no political cost. His five rivals will all lose soundly this weekend.