2019, August, 13, 13:20:001ST CASPIAN ECONOMIC FORUM
Five countries bordering the energy-rich Caspian Sea met Monday at an economic forum hosted by Turkmenistan in a bid to agree on how to divide the region's oil wealth.
2019, August, 2, 11:20:00WBG FOR UZBEKISTAN: $4 BLN
The World Bank has rapidly scaled up its support to Uzbekistan since the start of the country’s social and economic transformation in 2017. The World Bank program in Uzbekistan is among its largest in the Europe and Central Asia region, with 22 projects totaling $4.08 billion. The program is focusing on economic and institutional reforms, agriculture, health, education, water supply and sanitation, energy, transport, social protection system, and urban development.
2019, July, 20, 12:05:00INDIA'S RENEWABLE WILL 60%
India is likely to obtain 63% of its installed power capacity from non-fossil fuel sources (including hydro) by 2029-30, according to the Central Electricity Authority (CEA). This would significantly exceed the country’s Paris agreement target of a 40% share of installed power capacity from non-fossil fuel sources by 2030.
2019, July, 20, 12:00:00UZBEKISTAN'S NUCLEAR POWER UP
Uzbekistan has decided it now wants to build four nuclear power units and not just two as previously stated, Alisher Sultanov, the country's energy minister, said in an interview with news agency Kun.uz this week.
2019, July, 4, 16:10:00INDIA'S GDP WILL UP 7%
India predicted on Thursday that economic growth in the current fiscal year could rise to 7 percent from 6.8 percent for the year that ended March 31, which was the slowest pace in five years.
2019, July, 4, 16:05:00IMF FOR PAKISTAN: $6 BLN
Pakistan is facing significant economic challenges on the back of large fiscal and financial needs and weak and unbalanced growth. In this context, the authorities’ program aims to tackle long-standing policy and structural weaknesses, restore macroeconomic stability, catalyze significant international financial support, and promote strong and sustainable growth.
2019, July, 4, 16:00:00TURKMEN GAS FOR GAZPROM
the Gazprom Group signed a five-year contract to purchase natural gas from Turkmengas (for the period through June 30, 2024).
2019, May, 27, 11:35:00ASIA'S RENEWABLE INVESTMENT WILL UP
Total capital expenditure in renewables will rise above $30 billion in the region by 2020, just overtaking investment into exploration and production for oil and natural gas,
2019, May, 21, 15:25:00KASHAGAN OIL WILL UP TO 400 TBD
"Work to increase production to full capacity will continue, and in early June Kashagan should reach production levels of 370,000-400,000 b/d due to the work carried out during the maintenance," it said.
2019, May, 17, 07:00:00UZBEKISTAN'S GDP UP 5%
In 2018, GDP growth picked up moderately to 5 percent as adverse weather impacted agriculture and bottlenecks in energy and water slowed economic growth, despite strong investment growth.
2019, May, 17, 06:55:00PAKISTAN NEED HELP
Pakistan is facing a challenging economic environment, with lackluster growth, elevated inflation, high indebtedness, and a weak external position. This reflects the legacy of uneven and procyclical economic policies in recent years aiming to boost growth, but at the expense of rising vulnerabilities and lingering structural and institutional weaknesses.
2019, May, 6, 11:30:00U.S., KAZAKHSTAN URANIUM PRODUCTION DOWN
Kazatomprom's uranium production for the first quarter of 2019 was 4% down from the same period in 2018 as the Kazakh company continues with its plan to reduce production. Meanwhile, US uranium production for the quarter was 74% down from 2018.
2019, April, 10, 10:35:00PAKISTAN'S ECONOMY WILL UP 3.4%
Pakistan’s economic growth will decelerate to 3.4 percent in FY19 and 2.7 percent in FY20, as fiscal and monetary policies are tightened to address macroeconomic imbalances.
2019, March, 29, 11:35:00RUSSIAN GAS FOR KYRGYZSTAN
Since 2014, gas sales to consumers within the country have grown by 30 per cent, gas transit has increased by 50 per cent, and gas grid coverage has risen from 22 to 30 per cent. In three years (2016–2018), a total of 669 kilometers of distribution pipelines was built, bringing natural gas to an additional 40,500 households.
2019, March, 7, 11:35:00UZBEKISTAN'S GDP UP 5-5.5%
IMF - In 2019, despite lower commodity prices and slowing external demand, Uzbekistan's GDP growth is projected to pick up from 5 percent to 5½ percent