Russia dominates the trade within the Eurasia Economic Union (EEU). In 2018 trade with Russia accounted for 96.9% of all trade within the Eurasian Union; trade among the four smaller countries accounted for the remaining 3.1%.
Power planners were left with major headaches when the demise of the Soviet Union caused all Central Asian Power System (CAPS) member states to scramble to remake their grids along national lines. However, pan-region ideas are now back in fashion.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian managed a delicate balancing act while hosting his authoritarian allies in Yerevan.
Senate speaker states “Uzbek president has made a decision” to apply for membership of the Moscow-led trade bloc.
Central Asia’s great democratic hope remains a land of uncertainty for foreign businesses thinking of setting up there.