Tajikistan has a complex tax administration system and high tax burden on manufacturing enterprises, the World Bank said in a report. Experts Manouchehra Madchonova and Merali Bodurshozoda in an article specially for CABAR.asia say that in the near future a new version of the Tax Code of the Republic of Tajikistan will be submitted for public discussion.
“Even the most impressive amounts with inefficient institutions and systemic problems, when money does not reach the addressees, will not amend the situation,” independent expert Sergei Marinin analyzes Kazakhstan’s government measures during the coronavirus pandemic in an article, written specifically for CABAR.asia (more…)
“Deinstitutionalization reform of the orphanages in Uzbekistan is impossible without preventing the placement of children in state institutions and strengthening social protection measures for vulnerable families, developing family forms of placement of orphans and children left without parental care, professional training of social workers, trainings for foster parents and introducing inclusive education” – noted experts Dilmurad Yusupov and Takhir Mirzhaparov in an article, written specially for CABAR.asia.
Currently, the capital of Tajikistan – the city of Dushanbe is in the twenty worst cities in the Asia-Pacific region for its air quality. Tajik ecologist Muazzama Burkhonova believes that a package of measures will be needed to improve the atmosphere. (more…)
“The country’s socio-economic profile, the large outflow of labor migrants, the low social support for children with disabilities, poor social services and preventive framework to forestall children being placed in residential units – all these factors indicate that children end up now and would yet be placed in childcare facilities”, – said Aigerim Arzymatova, participant of CABAR.asia School of Analytics , in an article for CABAR.asia. (more…)
“Measures to minimize the effects of the crisis should be directed to the social, monetary and financial sectors, to curb the weakening of the national currency, reduce interest rates on additional costs, suspend financing of high-cost projects and freeze the allocation of funds for the construction of image facilities,” Professor Zarina Dadabaeva analyzes the consequences of the corona-crisis for the Tajik economy in an article, written specifically for CABAR.asia. (more…)
“If the government of Uzbekistan truly wished to liberalize the aviation industry, it needs to renounce the support for the national air carrier,” said political economist Bakhrom Radjabov in an article just for CABAR.asia. (more…)
“Open Skies policy – liberalization of the national air transportation market may become one of the conditions for the growth in the number of foreign tourists,” mentioned Aziz Timurov, a participant of the CABAR.asia School of Analytics. (more…)
Two regimes and standards have emerged in Uzbekistan since the beginning of the quarantine measures: one followed the logic of counteracting the spread of coronavirus, and the other followed the logic of economic calculation. (more…)
Kyrgyzstan is now building on credit an expensive mountain road that would need major repairs already in five years. Was there an alternative to the North-South highway? (more…)