The debate around inflation is centre-stage at present, with headline and PPI inflation soaring globally in response to a range of factors but including climate change/transition and Covid-related supply disruptions.
Every modern constitution claims to speak for the public. “We the People,” the US Constitution famously begins. Uzbekistan’s own Soviet era constitution, passed in 1978, declared grandly that “all power” belonged to the people. It didn’t.
Tashkent indicates it has concerns that the project may not be economically feasible.
Officials say logistics difficulties have hit Brazilian sugar cane deliveries. Queues causing tensions as sugar resellers attempt to capitalise.
Artel Electronics, Central Asia’s leading electronics and home appliances manufacturer, achieves corporate bond milestone in Uzbekistan.
Maintaining a healthy planet and ensuring prosperity for all requires a renewed emphasis on reducing environmental impact, sustainability and changing the way the current economic system works.
Freight dispatchers desire to avoid sanctioned Russia may have motivated Chinese officials to get a move on.
Energy efficiency must play a central role in meeting the world’s emissions reduction and renewable energy targets.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi used a visit to Central Asia to talk about the United States. But his counterparts wanted to talk business.
Activists are bewildered by how the government has chosen to revisit the events of 2010 in this way.
Tashkent is seeking to boost domestic flour production at a delicate time, with the war in Ukraine garbling food supply chains.
The G7 has agreed to “predominantly decarbonise electricity sectors by 2035,” and to end government financing for international coal-fired power generation and speed up the phase-out of unabated coal plants by the same year.
Ending coal-fired power generation could prevent 14.5mn premature death from air pollution between now and 2050 and would create up to $16.3 trillion in economic benefits.
Will a railway connecting the two countries via Kyrgyzstan ever happen?
Prompt and decisive government intervention, financial lifelines and firms’ involvement in global value chains have helped minimise insolvencies, says EIB/EBRD report.
Ending new oil, gas and coal developments is not enough to reach net zero by 2050, according to new research. Instead, already built fossil fuel projects must be decommissioned early if climate change is to be limited to 1.5°C.
Human activity has caused irrevocable damage to the climate, causing hundreds of billions of dollars of economic damage and threatening water and food supplies to millions of people.
Uzbekistan's growth slowed in 2022, but if the pace of reforms continues to be as fast as in the last few years it is expected to rebound to around 10% a year once the current health and geopolitical crises are over.